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The Resource The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott

The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott

Label
The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
Title
The firebrand and the First Lady
Title remainder
portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Bell-Scott
Title variation
Portrait of a friendship, Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the unlikely friendship between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, a granddaughter of a mixed race slave and a lesbian, who became a lawyer and civil rights pioneer, and the important work they each did for justice and freedom
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bell-Scott, Patricia
Dewey number
973.917092
Index
no index present
LC call number
E807.1.R48
LC item number
B45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Eleanor
  • Murray, Pauli
  • Episcopal Church
  • Women social reformers
  • Presidents' spouses
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • African American feminists
  • African American intellectuals
  • Female friendship
Label
The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: Camp Tera -- Taking aim at the White House -- Bumping up against the law, 1940-42 -- Making friends with the First Lady, 1942-44 -- Standing up to life's challenges, 1944-45 -- Fashioning new lives, 1945-52 -- Drawing closer as friends, 1952-55 -- Fighting for a just world, 1956-59 -- Lighting the path for new activists, 1959-62 -- Speaking truth to the end, 1963-85
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 454 pages
Isbn
9780679446521
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015033959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky278913853
  • (OCoLC)927241537
  • 916866
Label
The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: Camp Tera -- Taking aim at the White House -- Bumping up against the law, 1940-42 -- Making friends with the First Lady, 1942-44 -- Standing up to life's challenges, 1944-45 -- Fashioning new lives, 1945-52 -- Drawing closer as friends, 1952-55 -- Fighting for a just world, 1956-59 -- Lighting the path for new activists, 1959-62 -- Speaking truth to the end, 1963-85
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 454 pages
Isbn
9780679446521
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015033959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky278913853
  • (OCoLC)927241537
  • 916866

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