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  • The Original Black Elite: Daniel Murray and the Story of a Forgotten Era
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    Pages : 512

    by: Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

    Publisher: pAmistad

    Book Description

    A lively work chronicling the growth of the educated African-American movers and shakers in Washington, D.C., on the brink of renewed Jim Crow laws.

    A longtime employee of the Library of Congress who wrote a significant bibliography of African-American literature, Daniel Murray (1851-1925), born to freedmen in Baltimore, ushered in a ... more

    Publish on

    2017-01-31

    ISBN-10: 0062346091

    ISBN-13: 9780062346094

    Language: English

  • A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
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    Pages : 336

    by: Elizabeth Dowling Taylor

    Publisher: pSt. Martin's Press

    Book Description

    The former director of education at James Madison’s Montpelier debuts with the biography of Paul Jennings, a slave who grew up with the Madisons, was with the former president when he died, gained his freedom and sired many descendants.

    Because Jennings for much of his life was considered merely property, Taylor had to be satisfied wit ... more

    Publish on

    2012-01-03

    ISBN-10: 0230108938

    ISBN-13: 9780230108936

    Language: English