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Title The original black elite : Daniel Murray and the story of a forgotten era / Elizabeth Dowling Taylor.
Author Taylor, Elizabeth Dowling.
Publication New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
Copyright date ©2017
Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue -- Up and coming -- The good wife -- The Black elite -- The good life -- The good citizen -- Activist couple -- Backsliding -- Confronting lost ground -- National Afro-American Council -- Black history pioneer -- Courting controversy -- Struggling -- Father and sons -- Disillusioned -- Life's work -- Ironic fruits -- New negro/Old cit -- Epilogue.
Summary The author of the New York Times bestseller A Slave in the White House chronicles a critical yet overlooked chapter in American history: the inspiring rise and calculated fall of the black elite, from Emancipation through Reconstruction to the Jim Crow Era--embodied in the experiences of an influential figure of the time, academic, entrepreneur, and political activist and black history pioneer Daniel Murray.
Note Print version record.
Subject Murray, Daniel Alexander Payne, 1852-1925.
National Afro-American Council.
African American librarians -- Biography.
African American intellectuals -- History -- 19th century.
African American intellectuals -- History -- 20th century.
Upper class African Americans -- History -- 19th century.
Upper class African Americans -- History -- 20th century.
African American leadership -- History.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
United States -- Race relations -- History.
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 9780062346117 (electronic bk.)
0062346113 (electronic bk.)

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