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The Resource The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty, Lawrence Otis Graham

The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty, Lawrence Otis Graham

Label
The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty
Title
The senator and the socialite
Title remainder
the true story of America's first Black dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Otis Graham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham, Lawrence
Dewey number
929/.208996073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E664.B865
LC item number
G73 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bruce, Blanche Kelso
  • Bruce, Josephine
  • United States
  • Bruce, Roscoe Conkling
  • Bruce, Blanche Kelso
  • Bruce family
  • Legislators
  • African American legislators
  • Legislators' spouses
Label
The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty, Lawrence Otis Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-435) 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
1875: A senator is sworn in and a dynasty begins -- 1841-1861: Blanche Bruce's slave family in Virginia and Missouri -- 1841-1860: The free aristocratic family of Josephine Wilson -- 1862-1870: Bruce finds Kansas freedom, Ohio education, and Mississippi reconstruction -- 1870-1874: Bruce builds a base of power in Mississippi and is elected to the U.S. Senate -- 1877-1878: A senator and a socialite Marry despite family and class conflicts -- 1878: A Black dynasty begins -- 1879-1880: A new child and a new redemption congress -- 1880-1888: Bruce leaves the Senate, joins the Treasury Department, then enters private life -- 1889-1895: Bruce persuades President Harrison to give him a job and his wife gains her independence -- 1895-1898: The senator gets appointed by President McKinley as his son breaks barriers at Phillips Exeter; the senator dies -- March 1898-June 1902: The senator's son begins a courtship at Harvard, and the senator's widow carries out a legacy -- 1902: Roscoe builds an alliance with Booker T. Washington -- 1902: A marriage of the second generation, and life in Tuskegee -- December 1903-1906: Roscoe and Clara build the next generation -- 1906-1914: A triumphant return to Washington life: the Bruce family's second generation emerges -- 1915-1922: Roscoe's downfall in Washington -- 1923-1924: Roscoe struggles with Harvard's President, his family finances, and his children's success -- 1925-1929: The family moves to Cambridge and New York, and Roscoe builds an alliance with John D. Rockefeller Jr. -- 1930-1939: The third generation makes news, and the senator's grandson goes to prison -- 1940-1967: The third Bruce generation erases a proud history
Control code
62326859
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 455 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061120794
Isbn Type
(lg. print : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005055146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780060184124
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty, Lawrence Otis Graham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-435) 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
1875: A senator is sworn in and a dynasty begins -- 1841-1861: Blanche Bruce's slave family in Virginia and Missouri -- 1841-1860: The free aristocratic family of Josephine Wilson -- 1862-1870: Bruce finds Kansas freedom, Ohio education, and Mississippi reconstruction -- 1870-1874: Bruce builds a base of power in Mississippi and is elected to the U.S. Senate -- 1877-1878: A senator and a socialite Marry despite family and class conflicts -- 1878: A Black dynasty begins -- 1879-1880: A new child and a new redemption congress -- 1880-1888: Bruce leaves the Senate, joins the Treasury Department, then enters private life -- 1889-1895: Bruce persuades President Harrison to give him a job and his wife gains her independence -- 1895-1898: The senator gets appointed by President McKinley as his son breaks barriers at Phillips Exeter; the senator dies -- March 1898-June 1902: The senator's son begins a courtship at Harvard, and the senator's widow carries out a legacy -- 1902: Roscoe builds an alliance with Booker T. Washington -- 1902: A marriage of the second generation, and life in Tuskegee -- December 1903-1906: Roscoe and Clara build the next generation -- 1906-1914: A triumphant return to Washington life: the Bruce family's second generation emerges -- 1915-1922: Roscoe's downfall in Washington -- 1923-1924: Roscoe struggles with Harvard's President, his family finances, and his children's success -- 1925-1929: The family moves to Cambridge and New York, and Roscoe builds an alliance with John D. Rockefeller Jr. -- 1930-1939: The third generation makes news, and the senator's grandson goes to prison -- 1940-1967: The third Bruce generation erases a proud history
Control code
62326859
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 455 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061120794
Isbn Type
(lg. print : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2005055146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780060184124
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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