Tasting freedom : Octavius Catto and the battle for equality in Civil War America
Title
Tasting freedom : Octavius Catto and the battle for equality in Civil War America

Author
Biddle, Daniel R.

ISBN
9781592134656

Publication Information
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010.

Physical Description
x, 616 p. ; 24 cm.

Contents
Charleston -- Arm in arm -- "Keep the flame burning..." -- With giants -- Lessons -- The Irish, the killers, and Squire McMullen -- "Arise, young North" -- How much I yearn to be a man -- A chance on the pavement -- The wolf killers -- Manhood -- The battle for streetcars -- Baseball -- The hide of the rhinoceros -- Election day -- The Venus of the high trapeze -- Epilogue: The legacy.

Personal Subject
Catto, Octavius V., 1839-1871.
 
McMullen, William, 1824-1901.

Subject Term
Free African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
 
African American political activists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
 
African American teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
 
African American baseball players -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
 
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
 
Civil rights movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
 
Racism -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.

Geographic Term
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.

Added Author
Dubin, Murray.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)Book323.092 BID11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)Book323.092 BID11Nonfiction Collection