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Description - African American Leaders of Maryland by Suzanne Ellery Chapelle

A collection of approximately forty portraits with mini biographies of Maryland's extraordinary African American men and women. Included are well known luminaries Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, "Baby Joe" Gans, Leon Day, Lillie Carroll Jackson, and Thurgood Marshall and equally brave yet not-so-famous Marylanders such as Ann Weems, a fifteen-year-old runaway slave, author Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, physician Louise Young, and Harry Cummings, the first African American to hold public office in Baltimore City.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780938420699
ISBN-10: 0938420690
Format: Paperback
(278mm x 217mm x 9mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Maryland Historical Society
Publisher: Maryland Historical Society
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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