Civil rights leaders, scientists, sports heroes, and government, business and military leaders: each person in this book has played a major role in 20th-century America.
The one-page biographies provide detailed, career-oriented summaries. Criteria for inclusion include career accomplishments, being the first African American in the field or profession, individual awards (Hall of Fame, Olympic medal, etc.) and overall leadership. Includes occupational and geographical indexes.
|Publisher:||McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
About the Author
U.S. Postal Services manager Walter L. Hawkins lives in Fayetteville, Georgia.