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Author Coleman, Evelyn, 1948-

Title The riches of Oseola McCarty / Evelyn Coleman ; illustrated by Daniel Minter.

Imprint Morton Gorve, Ill. : Albert Whitman, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 92 MCCARTY,O COL    Available
Description 48 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 48).
Summary A brief biography of Oseola McCarty, a hard-working washer woman who, without a formal education herself, donated a portion of her life savings to the University of Southern Mississippi to endow a scholarship fund for needy students.
Subject McCarty, Oseola -- Juvenile literature.
McCarty, Oseola.
University of Southern Mississippi -- Benefactors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women benefactors -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scholarships -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Laundresses -- Mississippi -- Hattiesburg -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Hattiesburg (Miss.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Minter, Daniel, ill.
ISBN 0807569615 (hardcover) : $14.95

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