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Pickin' cotton on the way to church : the life and work of Father Boniface Hardin, OSB / Nancy Van Note Chism.

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Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola IND COLL B HARDIN (Text) 33118000188653 Reference: Indiana Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780871954336
  • ISBN: 0871954338
  • Physical Description: xvii, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Indianapolis : Indiana Historical Society Press, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-168) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The early years, 1933-65 : from young Randy to Father Boniface Hardin, OSB -- The Holy Angels years, 1965-69 : turmoil and a turning point -- The Martin Center years, 1969-77 : a new vision for solving the race problem -- The Martin University years, 1977-2007 : developing the haven of hope -- The final years : 2008-12 : sorrow and reconciliation.
Summary, etc.:
"This biography highlights the life of Father Boniface Hardin, a Benedictine monk who was a noted social activist and founder of Martin University, the only predominately African American institution of higher learning in Indiana. Father Hardin fought injustice in Indianapolis during the turbulent 1960s and beyond, and founded an innovative university. Although Father Hardin was widely known in Indiana during his lifetime, it is important to document his life and work for posterity. Father Hardin died in 2012, and this volume will provide an overview of his story and lay the foundation for other scholarly efforts."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hardin, Boniface, 1933-2012.
Benedictines > United States > Biography.
Martin Center > History.
Martin University > History.
Monks > United States > Biography.
African American college presidents > Indiana > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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