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Author Alexander, Adele Logan, 1938-

Title Parallel worlds : the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin / Adele Logan Alexander.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    923.23 ALE    Available
Description x, 375 p., [27] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Wedding album, Washington, D.C., 1904 -- Family portraits -- The vice president's daughters -- Mirror of the times : reflections on the lives of M.W. Gibbs -- Ida Alexander Gibbs's pictures from a well-spent youth -- "From cabin to consulate" : Billy Hunt's memory book -- Worlds apart -- The Madagascar portfolio, 1898-1907 : colonials on the Great Red Island -- France, 1907-1918 : la Ville Noire and la Guerre Mondiale -- France, 1918-1927 : pan-Africanism and postwar consular life -- Snapshots from Guadeloupe, 1927-1929 -- Odysseys through the Portuguese Atlantic, 1929-1931 -- Liberia, 1931-1932 : negative forces, forced labor, forced out -- Fading images : Washington, D.C., 1932-1957 -- Epilogue: The Gibbs-Hunts' stories and mine.
Subject Hunt, William Henry, d. 1951.
Hunt, Ida Gibbs, 1862-1957.
Hunt, William Henry, d. 1951 -- Travel.
Hunt, Ida Gibbs, 1862-1957 -- Travel.
African Americans -- Biography.
Married people -- United States -- Biography.
African American diplomats -- Biography.
African American women civil rights workers -- Biography.
African Americans -- Race identity -- Case studies.
Sex role -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780813928876 (cloth : alk. paper) : $29.95
0813928877 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813929781 (e-book)
0813929784 (e-book)

 
    
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