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The Resource A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne L. Bunkers ; consultants: David Goss and Mary-Ellen Smiley

A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne L. Bunkers ; consultants: David Goss and Mary-Ellen Smiley

Label
A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854
Title
A free Black girl before the Civil War
Title remainder
the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne L. Bunkers ; consultants: David Goss and Mary-Ellen Smiley
Title variation
Diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The diary of a sixteen-year-old free African American who lived in Massachusettts in 1854 records her schooling, participation in the antislavery movement, and concern for an arrested fugitive slave. Includes sidebars, activities, and a timeline related to this era
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forten, Charlotte L
Dewey number
  • 974.4/5
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F74.S1
LC item number
F67 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Steele, Christy
  • Graves, Kerry A
  • Clavel, Linda
Series statement
Diaries, letters, and memoirs
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forten, Charlotte L
  • Antislavery movements
  • African Americans
  • Diaries
  • African Americans
  • Women
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne L. Bunkers ; consultants: David Goss and Mary-Ellen Smiley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
tlc00497173
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780736803458
Lccn
99015276
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1008127
  • (Sirsi) 1008127
Label
A free Black girl before the Civil War : the diary of Charlotte Forten, 1854, edited by Christy Steele with Kerry Graves ; foreword by Suzanne L. Bunkers ; consultants: David Goss and Mary-Ellen Smiley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
tlc00497173
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9780736803458
Lccn
99015276
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1008127
  • (Sirsi) 1008127

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