Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribune of the Black People by Maud C. Hare, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribune of the Black People

Norris Wright Cuney: A Tribune of the Black People

by Maud C. Hare
     
 

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Writer and musicologist Cuney-Hare's 1913 biography of her father, the son of a slave and a wealthy white planter, who became a politician, businessman, and labor organizer. He rose to prominence in Texas's Republican Party in the late 19th century, developing a political base primarily of black longshoremen and other workers. In 1889 President Benjamin Harrison named him collector of customs at Galveston, the highest federal position held by a black Southerner. One of a projected 31-volume series. No index. Paper edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816116317
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Series:
Norris Wright Cuney Ser.
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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