Franklin

Madam C. J. Walker / A'Lelia Perry Bundles.

Author/Creator:
Bundles, A'Lelia Perry.
Publication:
New York ; Phiadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, [©1991].
Series:
Black Americans of achievement
Black Americans of achievement
Format/Description:
Book
111 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Subjects:
Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919.
African American women executives -- Biography.
Cosmetics industry -- United States -- History.
Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919.
African American women executives.
Cosmetics industry.
United States.
Biografie
Walker, C. J. Madam, 1867-1919.
African Americans -- Biography.
Cosmetics -- History.
Childrens subjects:
Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919.
African Americans -- Biography.
Cosmetics industry -- History.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Biography.
History.
Biographies.
History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Summary:
A biography of the Afro-American businesswoman whose invention of facial creams and other cosmetics led to great financial success and who, throughout her life, devoted herself to many social and political causes.
Contents:
"My Own Factory on My Own Ground"
A Hardworking Childhood
"I Got Myself a Start by Giving Myself a Start"
Gearing Up
Lady Bountiful
"Don Sit Down and Wait"
"We Should Protest"
Race Woman
The Legacy.
Notes:
"Senior Consulting Editor Nathan Irvin Huggins Director W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research Harvard University."--Title page.
"First Printing."
Introductory essay ("On Achievement" pages 7-8) by Coretta Scott King.
Includes bibliographical references (page 108) and index.
Banks Collection copy inscribed "Warmest wishes. A'Leila Bundles 5/91".
Local notes:
Kislak Center Bank Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Bundles, A'Lelia (autograph) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1991
Contributor:
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
155546615X
9781555466152
0791002519
9780791002513
OCLC:
20992083
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