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The Resource Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007, prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, (electronic resource)

Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007, prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, (electronic resource)

Label
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007
Title
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007
Statement of responsibility
prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the publisher: Provides a comprehensive history of the more than 120 African Americans who have served in the United States Congress. Written for a general audience, this book contains a profile of each African-American Member, including notables such as Hiram Revels, Joseph Rainey, Oscar De Priest, Adam Clayton Powell, Shirley Chisholm, Gus Hawkins, and Barbara Jordan. Individual profiles are introduced by contextual essays that explain major events in congressional and U.S. history. Illustrated with many portraits, photographs, and charts
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
GPO
Dewey number
328.73092/396073
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.96
LC item number
.B526 2008
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
E185.96
NAL item number
.B526 2008
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • United States
  • United States
Series statement
House document
Series volume
108-224
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  • United States
  • United States
  • African American legislators
Label
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007, prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from HTML index screen (viewed on Dec. 4, 2008)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
  • multicolored
  • black and white
Contents
Introduction -- Former black members of Congress: "The Fifteenth Amendment in flesh and blood": The symbolic generation of black Americans in Congress, 1870-1887 -- "The Negroes' temporary farewell": Jim Crow and the exclusion of African Americans from Congress, 1887-1929 -- Keeping the faith: African Americans return to Congress, 1929-1970 -- Permanent interests: The expansion, organization, and rising influence of African Americans in Congress, 1971-2007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 803 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780160869488
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Lccn
2008010047
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
213D5EA9-8F5F-4C7F-9E28-7F02604CFA9C
System control number
  • 1907390
  • (OCoLC)276988724
  • (OCoLC)ocn276988724
  • 1907390
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007, prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration of the U.S. House of Representatives, by the Office of History and Preservation, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from HTML index screen (viewed on Dec. 4, 2008)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
  • multicolored
  • black and white
Contents
Introduction -- Former black members of Congress: "The Fifteenth Amendment in flesh and blood": The symbolic generation of black Americans in Congress, 1870-1887 -- "The Negroes' temporary farewell": Jim Crow and the exclusion of African Americans from Congress, 1887-1929 -- Keeping the faith: African Americans return to Congress, 1929-1970 -- Permanent interests: The expansion, organization, and rising influence of African Americans in Congress, 1971-2007
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (v, 803 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780160869488
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Lccn
2008010047
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
213D5EA9-8F5F-4C7F-9E28-7F02604CFA9C
System control number
  • 1907390
  • (OCoLC)276988724
  • (OCoLC)ocn276988724
  • 1907390
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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