Franklin

Home life in grandma's day / by Valerie Weber and Geneva Lewis.

Author/Creator:
Weber, Valerie.
Publication:
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, Inc., [1999].
Series:
Weber, Valerie. In grandma's day
In grandma's day
Format/Description:
Book
32 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Lewis, Geneva, 1934- -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Lewis, Geneva, 1934-
Lewis, Geneva, 1934-
African Americans -- Louisiana -- DeQuincy -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Louisiana -- DeQuincy -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
DeQuincy (La.) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- DeQuincy (La.) -- Social life and customs.
African Americans -- Segregation.
Women -- Biography.
DeQuincy (La.) -- Social life and customs.
African Americans -- Segregation.
African Americans -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Louisiana -- DeQuincy.
Childrens subjects:
Lewis, Geneva, 1934- -- Childhood and youth.
African Americans -- Louisiana -- DeQuincy -- Social life and customs.
DeQuincy (La.) -- Social life and customs.
African Americans -- Biography.
Women -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Literature.
Biographies.
Series.
History.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Literature.
Place of Publication:
United States Minnesota Minneapolis.
Summary:
While focusing on home life, this account presents the story of Geneva Lewis, an African American who grew up in segregated DeQuicy, Louisiana, during the 1940s.
Contents:
Home Life in the Deep South
My Home Town
My Cozy Home
Iceboxes and Tin Tubs
Homemade Clothes
After School
Cleaning the House
Doing the Laundry
Mom's Home Cooking
Fun with Friends and Family
Sitting on the Front Porch
My Sunday Best
The Picture Show.
Notes:
"Edited by Faye Gardner. Text design by Ian Winton. Illustrations by Stuart Lafford. Comissioned photography by Sabine Beaupré and Jim Wend."
"The publishers would like to thank Geneva Lewis for her help in the preparation of this book."
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has "Muscle Bound for Long Wear" on back cover.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1999
Contributor:
Lewis, Geneva, 1934- author.
Gardner, Faye, editor.
Winton, Ian, designer.
Lafford, Stuart, illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Cookbooks (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1575053292
9781575053295
OCLC:
38475427
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