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Lifting as we climb : Black women's battle for the ballot box / Evette Dionne.

Dionne, Evette, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Umatilla County Public Libraries.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pendleton Public Library. (Show)

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Summary:

"For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle. An eye-opening book that tells the important, overlooked story of Black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle."--Publisher's description.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library X 323.34 D622 (Text) 37801000675932 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book System_Only_3months 05/08/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451481542
  • ISBN: 0451481542
  • Physical Description: 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: not the history you learned in school -- Abolitionist women embrace the fight -- "Ain't I a woman?" : the cult of true womanhood -- The negro hour is upon us -- The rise of Black women's suffrage clubs -- Voting is only for educated women -- Taking it to the streets -- The back of the movement : the Women's Suffrage March -- Voting out Jim Crow -- Epilogue: continuing to climb.
Summary, etc.:
"For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle. An eye-opening book that tells the important, overlooked story of Black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle."--Publisher's description.
Subject: Women > Suffrage > History > Juvenile literature.
African American women > Civil rights > History > Juvenile literature.
United States. Constitution. 19th Amendment > Juvenile literature.
Women > Suffrage > History.
African American women > Civil rights > History.
United States. Constitution. 19th Amendment.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 19th Century.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Creative nonfiction.

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