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Title Tasting freedom : Octavius Catto and the battle for equality in Civil War America / Daniel R. Biddle, Murray Dubin.
Author Biddle, Daniel R.
Publication Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010.
Description x, 616 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Call # B CATTO B
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [569]-602) and index.
Contents Introduction: "A hundred O.V. Cattos" -- 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 Catto, Octavius V., 1839-1871.
Free African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
African American political activists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
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.
McMullen, William, 1824-1901.
Racism -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 19th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Addl. Author Dubin, Murray.
ISBN 9781592134656 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
1592134653 (hardcover : alk. paper)

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - HBR Biog  B CATTO B    CHECK SHELVES