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Black Life on the Mississippi: Slaves, Free Blacks, and the Western Steamboat World

This book explains the life of African Americans, both free and enslaved, on the Mississippi River. This book doesn't only explain Iowa, but also other states which the Mississippi River passes by (uncpress.org). Resource can be used with the following standards to further develop lessons: 3rd grade SS 3.28 Immigration and Migration, 3rd grade SS 3.28 Cultural Contributions, and SS-US 9-12.23 Iowans Influence US History.
University of North Carolina Press
Publishing Place
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
U.S. Chronology
Iowa History Eras
Relational Notes
Resource is related to the following objects, which can be found by searching the catalog number in the advanced search section: Catalog #: 2018.010.015- Appointment of Alexander Clark 2018.012.020- Buxton, Iowa 2018.12.001- Henderson Lewelling House 2018.004.001- Slave Auction Ad 2018.012.022- Elijah Muhammad 2018.012.021- Black Power Movement Button 2018.010.021- Alexander Clark 2018.012.014- Buxton Mining Tag 2018.010.019- Alexander Clark Article 2018.010.016- Alexander Clark Newspaper Article 2018.010.017- Alexander Clark Newspaper Article 2018.004.002- Drinking Gourd 2018.010.014- Alexander Clark 2018.012.008- Cecil Reed Political Flier 2018.004.007- Lewelling Home 2018.012.009- Motel Sepia 2018.012.015- Buxton Mining Town 2018.012.006- Fort Madison NAACP 2018.012.007- Fair Housing Bill 2018.012.018- Buxton Mines 2018.012.012- Grace Morris Allen Jones 2018.012.019- Buxton Mining Town 2018.010.020- Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church 2018.012.005- Cedar Rapids NAACP 2018.012.003- Fort Madison NAACP 1963 Protest 2018.012.016- Buxton Mining Town 2018.012.011- Grace Morris Allen Jones 2018.004.006- Lewelling Home 2018.004.003- Leg Shackles 2018.012.004- 1963 March on Washington Sign 2018.012.013- Buxton Mining Town 2018.012.010- Samuel Joe Brown
Early & Late Date
2000 to 2005
Resources & Additional Info
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