Princeton University Library Catalog

African Americans in Florida / Maxine D. Jones and Kevin M. McCarthy.

Author:
Jones, Maxine Deloris [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Sarasota, Fla: Pineapple Press, ©1993]
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
189 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Summary note:
Briefly describes the lives and contributions of more than fifty notable African-Americans in Florida, from 1528 to the present, in such fields as education, politics, journalism, sports, music, and religion.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Estevanico the Black, 1528 -- Slave ships, 1700 -- Fort Mose, 1738 -- The Negro Fort, 1816 -- Zephaniah Kingsleyʼs Plantation, 1820 -- African Americans in south Florida -- Black Seminoles, 1838 -- The Abolitionists, 1844 -- Florida the slave state, 1845 -- The Civil War, 1861-1865 -- The Battle of Olustee, 1864 -- Reconstruction, 1865-1877 -- Robert Meacham, 1835-1902 -- Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1867 -- Josiah Walls, 1842-1905 -- Jonathan C. Gibbs, 1827-1874 -- Edward Waters College, 1872 -- T. Thomas Fortune, 1856-1928 -- African American Newspapers, 1873 -- Turpentine camps, 1877 -- Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) 1887 -- Sports in Florida, 1890 -- Mary McLeod Bethune, 1875-1955 -- Abrams L. Lewis and the Afro-American Life Insurance Company -- Augusta Savage, sculptor, 1900-1962 -- Clara Frye, nurse, 1872-1937 -- Eartha Mary Magdalene White, ʺAngel of Mercy, ʺ 1876-1974 -- James Weldon Johnson, author, composer, diplomat, civil rights leader, 1871-1938 -- Zora Neale Hurston, author, anthropologist, folklorist, 1891-1960 -- The Ocoee Riot, 1920 -- the Rosewood Massacre, January, 1923 -- J.R.E. Lee, President of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical College, 1864-1944 -- Blanche Armwood, educator, administrator, race leader, 1890-1939.
  • Ray Charles, singer, entertainer, 1930- -- Teachersʼ salary equalization cases -- Strawberry schools, Alonzo S. ʺJakeʺ Gaither, football coach 1903- -- Robert Lee ʺBobʺ Hayes, worldʼs fastest human, 1942- -- S.D. McGill, civil right attorney, 1878-1951 -- Virgil D. Hawkins, 1906-1988 -- Harry T. Moore, educator and civil rights leader, 1905-1951 -- Reverend C.K. Steele, civil rights leader, 1914-1980 -- The Tallahassee Bus Boycott, 1956 -- St. Augustine, Florida and the Civil Rights Movement, 1963-1964 -- Two African American war heroes, 1968-1969 -- Daniel ʺChappieʺ James, Jr., Americaʼs first African American Four-Star General, 1920-1978 -- Gwendolyn Sawyer Cherry, educator, attorney, politician, 1923-1979 -- Mary Littlejohn Singleton, city councilwoman state, legislator, 1920-1980 -- Joseph W. Hatchett, Floridaʼs first African American Supreme Court Justice, 1932- -- Leander Shaw, Chief Justice of the Florida Supreme Court -- Carrie Pittman Meek, United States Congresswoman, 1926- -- Jesse J. McCrary, Jr., Floridaʼs first African American cabinet member since reconstruction -- Harry Kthaw Singletary, Jr., Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, 1946- -- Calendar -- Florida Black Heritage Trail -- Glossary.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • History.
  • Juvenile works.
  • Pictorial works.
ISBN:
  • 1561640301
  • 9781561640300
  • 156164031X (pbk.)
  • 9781561640317 (pbk.)
LCCN:
93027737
OCLC:
28423312
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