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The story of the black national anthem / by Duchess Harris, JD, PhD with A.R. Carser.

Harris, Duchess, (author.). Carser, A. R., (author.).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Freedom's promise.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Putnam County Public Library - Main J 782.250 HAR (Text) 30041002319174 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Walkerton-Lincoln Twp PL - Walkerton J DH FP 10 (Text) 72712000013781 Juvenile - Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532117763 : LIB
  • ISBN: 1532117760 : LIB
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A letter from Duchess -- Lift every voice -- Life in the Jim Crow South -- Freedom songs -- Lifting modern voices -- Fast facts -- Stop and think -- Glossary -- Online resources -- Learn more -- About the authors -- Index
Summary, etc.:
Anthems, or songs of hope and praise, can help support communities through difficult times. Throughout the 1900s, the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" evolved into an anthem for black people in the United States. The Story of the Black National Anthem explores the history and the legacy of this uplifting song.
Target Audience Note:
810L Lexile
Subject: Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond), 1873-1954. Lift every voice and sing.
African Americans > Music > History and criticism.
Anthems > United States > History and criticism.
African Americans > History > 20th century.

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