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The Resource This noble woman : Myrtilla Miner and her fight to establish a school for African American girls in the slaveholding South, Michael M. Greenburg

This noble woman : Myrtilla Miner and her fight to establish a school for African American girls in the slaveholding South, Michael M. Greenburg

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This noble woman : Myrtilla Miner and her fight to establish a school for African American girls in the slaveholding South
Title
This noble woman
Title remainder
Myrtilla Miner and her fight to establish a school for African American girls in the slaveholding South
Statement of responsibility
Michael M. Greenburg
Title variation
Myrtilla Miner and her fight to establish a school for African American girls in the slaveholding South
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Myrtilla Miner, the daughter of poor white farmers in Madison County, New York, was fueled by an unyielding feminist conviction. On December 3, 1851, the fiery educator and abolitionist opened the School for Colored Girls-- the only school in Washington, DC, dedicated to training African American students to be teachers. Milner fended off numerous attacks, including stonings, arson, and physical threats. The school would gradually gain national fame and stimulate a nationwide debate on the education of black people. -- adapted from back cover of jacket
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NcU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Greenburg, Michael M
Dewey number
371.829/9607309034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Women of Action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Miner, Myrtilla
  • Women educators
  • African Americans
  • Antislavery movements
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Target audience
adolescent
Label
This noble woman : Myrtilla Miner and her fight to establish a school for African American girls in the slaveholding South, Michael M. Greenburg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: To preserve a memory -- A country girl -- Awakening -- Mississippi -- "The antislavery altar of my country" -- "I shall try it!" -- "National only in name" -- "The School for Colored Girls" -- Growing pains -- Exhilaration and exhaustion -- "William the Unlucky" -- "A perpetual and impassable barrier" -- This noble woman -- Epilogue: "You are that monument"
Control code
on1004376301
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780912777092
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017040095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1289095
  • (Sirsi) o1004376301
  • (OCoLC)1004376301
Label
This noble woman : Myrtilla Miner and her fight to establish a school for African American girls in the slaveholding South, Michael M. Greenburg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: To preserve a memory -- A country girl -- Awakening -- Mississippi -- "The antislavery altar of my country" -- "I shall try it!" -- "National only in name" -- "The School for Colored Girls" -- Growing pains -- Exhilaration and exhaustion -- "William the Unlucky" -- "A perpetual and impassable barrier" -- This noble woman -- Epilogue: "You are that monument"
Control code
on1004376301
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9780912777092
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017040095
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1289095
  • (Sirsi) o1004376301
  • (OCoLC)1004376301

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