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Author Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Title The invisible line : three American families and the secret journey from Black to white / Daniel J. Sharfstein.

Imprint New York : Penguin Press, 2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.8 SHA    Available
Description x, 396 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Gibson : Mars Bluff, South Carolina, 1768 -- Wall : Rockingham, North Carolina, 1838 -- Spencer : Clay County, Kentucky, 1848 -- Gibson : New Haven, Connecticut, 1850-55 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County Kentucky, 1855 -- Wall : September 1858, Oberlin, Ohio -- Civil War : Wall, Gibson, and Spencer -- Civil War : Wall & Gibson -- Gibson : February 2, 1866 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., June 14, 1871 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Johnson County, Kentucky, 1870s -- Gibson : Washington, D.C., 1878 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., January 21, 1880 -- Gibson : Washington, New Orleans, and Hot Springs, Arkansas, 1888-92 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1890-91 -- Spencer : Jordan Gap, Spring 1900 -- Wall : Washington, D.C., 1909 -- Spencer : Home Creek, Buchanan County, Virginia 1912 -- Gibson : Paris, 1931 -- Wall : Freeport, Long Island, 1946.
Subject Spencer family.
Gibson family.
Walls family.
Race awareness -- United States -- Case studies.
Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- United States -- Case studies.
Race -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Passing (Identity) -- United States -- Case studies.
Miscegenation -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
United States -- Race relations -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781594202827 : $27.95
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