The Resource The invisibles : the untold story of African American slaves in the White House, Jesse J. Holland, (electronic resource)

The invisibles : the untold story of African American slaves in the White House, Jesse J. Holland, (electronic resource)

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The invisibles : the untold story of African American slaves in the White House
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The invisibles
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the untold story of African American slaves in the White House
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Jesse J. Holland
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eng
Summary
Jesse J. Holland's The Invisibles is the first book to tell the story of the executive mansion's most unexpected residents, the African American slaves who lived with the U.S. presidents who owned them. Interest in African Americans and the White House are at an all-time high due to the historic presidency of Barack Obama and the soon-to-be-opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American Culture and History.The Invisibles chronicles the African American presence inside the White House from its beginnings in 1782 until 1862, when president Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation that granted slaves their freedom. During these years, slaves were the only African Americans to whom the most powerful men in the United States were exposed on a daily, and familiar, basis. By hearing about these often-intimate relationships, listeners will better understand some of the views that various presidents held about class and race in American society, and how these slaves contributed not only to the life and comforts of the presidents they served but to America as a whole
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Holland, Jesse J
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  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Presidents
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adult
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The invisibles : the untold story of African American slaves in the White House, Jesse J. Holland, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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9781494596422
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Label
The invisibles : the untold story of African American slaves in the White House, Jesse J. Holland, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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MWT11548148
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 04 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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9781494596422
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11548148
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11548148
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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