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Johnston, James H., 1944-
From slave ship to Harvard : Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family / James H. Johnston
New York : Fordham University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E185.93.M2 J65 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Mamout, Yarrow, 1736-1823
Mamout, Yarrow, 1736-1823 -- Family
Subject(s) Slaves -- Maryland -- Biography
Free African Americans -- Maryland -- Biography
African Americans -- Maryland -- Biography
Slavery -- Maryland -- History
African American families -- Maryland -- Biography
Physical Description 302 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index (p. 269-275)
Summary From Slave Ship to Harvard is the true story of an African American family in Maryland over six generations. The author has reconstructed a unique narrative of black struggle and achievement from paintings, photographs, books, diaries, court records, legal documents, and oral histories. From Slave Ship to Harvard traces the family from the colonial period and the American Revolution through the Civil War to Harvard and finally today

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