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The Black Calhouns : from Civil War to civil rights with one African American family / Gail Lumet Buckley.

Author/Creator:
Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937- author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Edition:
First edition.
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Subjects:
Calhoun family.
Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937 -- -Family.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Biography.
African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
African American families -- Georgia -- History.
African American families -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Summary:
Gail Lumet Buckley, daughter of actress Lena Horne, delves deeply into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African American family from Civil War to civil rights.
Contents:
South/Reconstruction, 1865-1876 : morning, 1860s
South/Reconstruction : noon, 1870s
South/Reconstruction : night, 1880s
North/1900-1919 : the new Negro
South/1900-1919 : the new South
North/1920s : Harlem Renaissance
South/1920s : terror
North and South/1930s : Lena and Frank
North/1940s : movie star year
South/1940s : war brides
North/1950s : Blacks and blacklisting
South/1950s : postwar
North/1960s : overcoming
Coda/1980s honors/North : Lena
Coda/1980s honors/South : Dr. Homer E. Nash.
Notes:
Genealogical tables on lining papers.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-328) and index.
ISBN:
9780802124548
0802124542
9780802190697
OCLC:
935712625