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Ethnic Groups / Cultural History   

Catalog Last Updated: 08/18/17 12 items.

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Barrett, Anna Pearl.   JUNETEENTH IN TEXAS: A CELEBRATION (SIGNED) FEATURING PELTON, ANNIE, NEECIE, AND ROYCE  
Houston: Larksdale Press, 1986. 1st ed. 34 pages. Paperback. 0898961114 0-89896-111-4. The "Middlebatch" kids gain a better understanding of this uniquely Texas holiday celebrating emancipation. Inscribed to Mary and signed by the author, dated 6/14/86. Illustrated throughout by Joseph Harris. First edition stated.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B4603. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burland, Cottie.   MEN WITHOUT MACHINES: THE STORY OF PRIMITIVE PEOPLES  
Garden City: Natural History Press, 1969. 1st Am. ed. 252 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with b/w & color photos, drawings & paintings, the history of primitive peoples around the world and cultural inter-actions today.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # A5902. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Burnett, Whit.   BLACK HANDS ON A WHITE FACE A TIMEPIECE OF EXPERIENCES IN A BLACK AND WHITE AMERICA  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1971. 392 pages. Hardcover. A collection of compelling writings from the likes of Richard Wright, Robert Penn Warren, Eldridge Cleaver, James Baldwin and others.
Near Fine/VG. # A1883. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Chelson, Edna Barnett.   OUR PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN FAMILIES: A HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE ANCESTORS OF EVA MINERVA BAIR BARNETT, WHO SETTLE IN BERKS COUNTY  
Morgantown, PA: Masthof Press, 1998. 1st ed. 626 pages. Hardcover. 1883294789 1-883294-78-9. [continued from title] ... Pennsylvania and her descendants. An extensive and well-produced genealogy of this German family. B/w photos, family charts, maps, brith, death and marriage records, facsimilies of wills and other legal documents, etc. Indexed.
Fine/No Jacket. A bright, nice, unmarked copy. # B4142. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Krehbiel, Henry Edward.   AFRO-AMERICAN FOLKSONGS: A STUDY IN RACIAL AND NATIONAL MUSIC  
New York: Frederick Ungar, 1971. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0804455716 0-8044-5571-6. Reprint of the 1914 classic. Examines origin and structure of slave songs, spirituals, funerary, creole songs and more. Indexed.
Fine/Fine. An immaculate, tight copy. # A3021. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Manuel, Herschel T.   SPANISH SPEAKING CHILDREN OF THE SOUTHWEST THEIR EDUCATION AND THE PUBLIC WELFARE  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1965. 222 pages. Paperback. Examination of problems facing schools with non English speaking students.
Fine/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. # A3153. $2.00     Inquire Now  
McQueen, Clyde.   BLACK CHURCHES IN TEXAS: A GUIDE TO HISTORIC CONGREGATIONS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2000. 1st ed. 253 pages. Paperback. 0890969418 0-89096-941-8. Design/production office file copy with their stamp on top edge. Index, bibliography, endnotes, b/w photos of many of the churches with their histories.
Near Fine/Wraps. Fine save for stamp on top edge. # E0704. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Robertson, Robert J.   HER MAJESTY'S TEXANS TWO ENGLISH IMMIGRANTS IN RECONSTRUCTION TEXAS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0890968411 0-89096-841-1. Story of two British immigrants, John W. Leonard and J.W.L. "Will" Johnson, who came to Beaumont in 1869 leading careers as teachers, lawyers and newspapermen.
Fine/Fine. A new copy. # A4707. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Temple-Raston, Dina.   A DEATH IN TEXAS: A STORY OF RACE, MRDER, AND A SMALL TOWN'S STRUGGLE FOR REDEMPTION  
New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2002. 1st ed. 316 pages. Hardcover. 0805066527 0-8050-6652-7. Study of the hate crime death of a Black man, James Byrd, in Jasper, Texas and the effects of it on that community and the nation. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Remainder mark on top edge, else Fine. # B7568. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Walter.   A RISING WIND  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1945. Reprint. 155 pages. Hardcover. White, the NAACP's Executive Director and the son of parents both born into slavery, reports on the Negro's status in WW II after a trip through the European theater of war. He was instrumental in helping desegregate the Army during Truman's administration. Red cloth with army laurel decoration. Bright red dustjacket with War Bonds ad on back. A nice piece of Black history.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket is rubbed on corners, spine ends and edges. # B8768. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wintz, Cary D.   BLACK CULTURE AND THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1996. 1st ed. 277 pages. Paperback. 089096761X 0-89096-761-X. With an emphasis on social issues, traces the literary and social movement arising in the urban centers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear, back corner bent from a fall. Publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1207. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wrede, Frederick W. von.   SKETCHES OF LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA AND TEXAS  
Waco, TX: Texian Press, 1970. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1st English translation of Von Wrede's 1844 work recording his travels in the U.S. and Texas during the 1830s & 40s. This work provides a good insight into daily life and was important in encouraging German emigration to Texas. A few b/w photos. Notes and index. Graff 4751; Raines W690.
VG/VG. Some edge foxing and a hint of wear to dustjacket corners. # A0781. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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