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The Resource The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott

The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott

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The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
Title
The firebrand and the First Lady
Title remainder
portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Bell-Scott
Title variation
Portrait of a friendship, Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the unlikely friendship between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, a granddaughter of a mixed race slave and a lesbian, who became a lawyer and civil rights pioneer, and the important work they each did for justice and freedom
Summary
Describes the unlikely friendship between First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt and Pauli Murray, a lawyer and civil rights pioneer whose grandfather was a mixed race slave, and the important work they each did, taking stands for justice and freedom
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
Biography type
collective biography
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10469889
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bell-Scott, Patricia
Dewey number
973.917092
Illustrations
photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Roosevelt, Eleanor
  • Murray, Pauli
  • Women social reformers
  • Presidents' spouses
  • African American women civil rights workers
  • African American feminists
  • Episcopal Church
  • African American intellectuals
  • Female friendship
Target audience
adult
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portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice
Label
The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: Camp Tera -- Taking aim at the White House -- Bumping up against the law, 1940-42 -- Making friends with the First Lady, 1942-44 -- Standing up to life's challenges, 1944-45 -- Fashioning new lives, 1945-52 -- Drawing closer as friends, 1952-55 -- Fighting for a just world, 1956-59 -- Lighting the path for new activists, 1959-62 -- Speaking truth to the end, 1963-85
Control code
20473622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 454 pages
Isbn
9780679446521
Lccn
2015033959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
black & white photographs
Label
The firebrand and the First Lady : portrait of a friendship : Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice, Patricia Bell-Scott
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prelude: Camp Tera -- Taking aim at the White House -- Bumping up against the law, 1940-42 -- Making friends with the First Lady, 1942-44 -- Standing up to life's challenges, 1944-45 -- Fashioning new lives, 1945-52 -- Drawing closer as friends, 1952-55 -- Fighting for a just world, 1956-59 -- Lighting the path for new activists, 1959-62 -- Speaking truth to the end, 1963-85
Control code
20473622
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 454 pages
Isbn
9780679446521
Lccn
2015033959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
black & white photographs

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