5 edition of Black people who made the Old West found in the catalog.
Black people who made the Old West
William Loren Katz
Biographical sketches of thirty-five black people who explored and settled the frontiers of the early United States.
|Statement||by William Loren Katz.|
|Genre||Biography, Juvenile literature., Biography.|
|Contributions||Katz, William Loren.|
|LC Classifications||E185.925 .K38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 181 p. :|
|Number of Pages||181|
|LC Control Number||76007051|
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Black People Who Made the Old West 1st Edition by William Loren Katz (Author)Cited by: 5. The Hardcover of the Black People Who Made the Old West by William Loren Katz at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. THE BLACK WEST is a revised edition of an older book by William Loren Katz.
He gives us a definitive history, not only of the Black people who helped settle the West, but also of the machinations of the United States to steal the land from the indigenous people/5(12).
“Tricia Martineau Wagner, author of African American Women of the Old West, brings readers a delightful new companion volume, Black Cowboys of the Old West. The ten biographies in this well-researched and lively book range from rodeo stars (Bill Pickett) to working cowhands (Bose Ikard, Jim Perry).Wagner succeeds admirably in her goal of bringing black cowboys into 'the nation's vision /5(62).
Black Cowboys of the Old West book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. the black cowboys who made up one-fourth of the wranglers and rodeo riders. This book tells their story. The media has black people believing that all black people were just slaves or movers and shakers in the civil rights movement.
Who /5. William Loren Katz is the author of such award-winning books on African Americans as Eyewitness: A Living Documentary of the African American Contribution to American History; Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage; and Breaking the Chains: African American Slave Resistance.
Katz has lectured in Europe, Africa, and the United States, /5(12). "William Loren Katz's books on black history are well known to readers young and old. Black Women of the Old West is a groundbreaking look at a forgotten population of western settlers -- Cited by: 5.
Inspired by a conversation William Loren Katz had with Langston Hughes, The Black West presents long-neglected stories of daring pioneers such as Nat Love a.k.a. Deadwood Dick, Mary Fields a.k.a. Stagecoach Mary, Cranford Goldsby a.k.a. Cherokee Bill—and a host of other intrepid men and women who marched into the wilderness alongside Chief Osceola, Billy the Kid and Geronimo.
I picked up this book for several reasons: 1) I am a big history buff and have been on a kick to read about notorious individuals of the Old West for the last few years, 2) I love reading about strong historical women, and 3) never have I ever come across a book about African-American women of the Old West/5.
Black women had to work just as hard as black men to make their way out West. Mary Fields, born a slave in a log cabin in Tennessee, went west inwhen she was 52 years old. She ended up in Cascade, Montana, with the nuns for whom she worked. Fields was. Katz, William Loren.
Black People Who Made the Old West. (Trenton, NJ: African World Press, ). The Black West. Nat Love (sometimes spelled Nate Love) (June – ) was an African-American cowboy and former slave in the period following the American Civil War.
His exploits have made him one of the most famous black heroes of the Old West. 2 Life as a cowboy. "Deadwood Dick" Capture and escape. 3 Life after being a cowboy. 4 In popular tion: slave, cowboy, rodeo performer, pullman porter, author. The Old West is a series of books about the fundamental founding of the American Old West, published by Time-Life Books from through Each book focused on a different topic, such as cowboys, American Indians, gamblers and gunfighters.
There are 27 volumes in the series. STEVE EMBER: The Old American West had more than its share of bad people like "Killin’" Jim Miller. However, other people worked hard and found good lives in the West Author: VOA Learning English. While the quintessential Old West “cowboy” is White in most imaginations, in fact there were Black pioneers in the west during the wild days (usually dated mids till the end of the century).
According to wikipedia, thousands of Black men and women lived in mostly segregated communities in the West, but participated in all parts of. Although the most famous cowboys of the old west were white men like Roy Rogers and Billy the Kid, one in four of America’s cowboys were African-American.
Many of the slaves in the 17th and 18th centuries were familiar with cattle herding from their homelands of West Africa. “Black Women of the Old West” African American women appear in few textbooks, Hollywood or TV movies of the West, but they were likely to turn up anywhere in American frontier life.
Thousands, welcomed to or born among Native American nations, tried to. One of the few representations of black cowboys in mainstream entertainment is the fictional Josh Deets in Texas novelist Larry McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove.
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See more ideas about Old west, History, West pins. Bass Reeves (July – Janu ) was an American law enforcement officer. He was the first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi worked mostly in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory.
During his long career, he was credited with arresting more than 3, felons. He shot and killed 14 people in : JulyCrawford County, Arkansas, United States. Much to movie and TV viewers’ delight, popular lore glorifies the Old West bounty hunter. The role of Josh Randall in Wanted: Dead or Alive in the s made Steve McQueen a star.
“Josh Randall (Steve McQueen) was a man of few words. A bounty hunter by trade, he tracked his prey all over the West. Provided to YouTube by CDBaby The Old Black Book Bill Craft David Johnson God's Preeminent Love ℗ William H. Craft Released on: Auto-generated by YouTube.Wikimedia Commons has media related to People of the Wild West.
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