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The Resource Parallel worlds : the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin, Adele Logan Alexander

Parallel worlds : the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin, Adele Logan Alexander

Label
Parallel worlds : the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin
Title
Parallel worlds
Title remainder
the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin
Statement of responsibility
Adele Logan Alexander
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the lives of William Henry Hunt and Ida Alexander Gibbs, describing the couple's 1904 wedding, and discussing William's career in foreign services and Ida's activism against race and gender inequalities, along with the hardships they faced due to their mixed-race backgrounds
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 323.092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.96
LC item number
.A474 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Parallel worlds : the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin, Adele Logan Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Wedding album, Washington, D.C., 1904 -- Family portraits -- The vice president's daughters -- Mirror of the times : reflections on the lives of M.W. Gibbs -- Ida Alexander Gibbs's pictures from a well-spent youth -- "From cabin to consulate" : Billy Hunt's memory book -- Worlds apart -- The Madagascar portfolio, 1898-1907 : colonials on the Great Red Island -- France, 1907-1918 : la Ville Noire and la Guerre Mondiale -- France, 1918-1927 : pan-Africanism and postwar consular life -- Snapshots from Guadeloupe, 1927-1929 -- Odysseys through the Portuguese Atlantic, 1929-1931 -- Liberia, 1931-1932 : negative forces, forced labor, forced out -- Fading images : Washington, D.C., 1932-1957 -- Epilogue: The Gibbs-Hunts' stories and mine
Control code
ocn429902455
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 375 p., [27] p. of plates
Isbn
9780813928876
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009031042
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1375224
  • (OCoLC)429902455
Label
Parallel worlds : the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin, Adele Logan Alexander
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Wedding album, Washington, D.C., 1904 -- Family portraits -- The vice president's daughters -- Mirror of the times : reflections on the lives of M.W. Gibbs -- Ida Alexander Gibbs's pictures from a well-spent youth -- "From cabin to consulate" : Billy Hunt's memory book -- Worlds apart -- The Madagascar portfolio, 1898-1907 : colonials on the Great Red Island -- France, 1907-1918 : la Ville Noire and la Guerre Mondiale -- France, 1918-1927 : pan-Africanism and postwar consular life -- Snapshots from Guadeloupe, 1927-1929 -- Odysseys through the Portuguese Atlantic, 1929-1931 -- Liberia, 1931-1932 : negative forces, forced labor, forced out -- Fading images : Washington, D.C., 1932-1957 -- Epilogue: The Gibbs-Hunts' stories and mine
Control code
ocn429902455
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 375 p., [27] p. of plates
Isbn
9780813928876
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009031042
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1375224
  • (OCoLC)429902455

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