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Author Biddle, Daniel R.

Title Tasting freedom : Octavius Catto and the battle for equality in Civil War America / Daniel R. Biddle and Murray Dubin.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 CATTO,O BID    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    92 CATTO,O BID    Available
Description x, 616 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [569]-602) and index.
Contents Charleston -- Arm in arm -- "Keep the flame burning..." -- With giants -- Lessons -- The Irish, the killers, and Squire McMullen -- "Arise, young North" -- How much I yearn to be a man -- A chance on the pavement -- The wolf killers -- Manhood -- The battle for streetcars -- Baseball -- The hide of the rhinoceros -- Election day -- The Venus of the high trapeze -- Epilogue: The legacy.
Subject McMullen, William, 1824-1901.
Catto, Octavius V., 1839-1871.
African American teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
African American baseball players -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Civil rights movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
African American political activists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
Free African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
Racism -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Dubin, Murray.
ISBN 159213467X (e-book)
9781592134656 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1592134653 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781592134670 (e-book)

 
    
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