Black pioneers : an untold story
Title
Black pioneers : an untold story

Author
Katz, William Loren.

ISBN
9780689814105

Edition
1st ed.

Publication Information
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1999.

Physical Description
193 p. : illustrations (some photographs), map.

Contents
Introduction : the Northwest territory-- Black pathfinders and Native Americans-- War, race, and slavery in the Ohio Valley-- Pioneer farmers of the Ohio Valley-- The determination of Sarah Jane Woodson-- Peter H Clark's Cincinnati-- A railroad's 'Fierce Passions"-- The Malvins of Cleveland-- The fight for liberty in Indiana-- 'Warfare and strife' in Illinois-- The 'Order of the Men of Opression'-- The Iowa of Alexander Clark-- Wisconsin Battles 'The Heel of Opression'-- The Greys of Minnesota-- From Missour to Kansas: The Odysseys of Henry Clay Bruce-- From 'Alien and Stranger' to U.S. Army Officer.

Reading Level
1170 L Lexile

Subject Term
African American pioneers -- Middle West -- History.
 
Abolitionists.
 
African American pioneers -- Middle West -- Biography.
 
Pioneers -- Biography.
 
Frontier and pioneer life.
 
African Americans -- Biography.

Geographic Term
Middle West.
 
Ohio River Valley -- History.
 
Mississippi River Valley -- History.

Summary
A biographical history of influential African American pioneers and freedom fighters in the Midwest, including Sara Jane Woodson, Peter Clark, and Dred Scott.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookJ 977 KAT11Nonfiction Collection