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The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty, Lawrence Otis Graham

Label
The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty
Title
The senator and the socialite
Title remainder
the true story of America's first Black dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Otis Graham
Title variation
True story of America's first Black dynasty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
929/.208996073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E664.B865
  • E664.B865
LC item number
  • G73 2006
  • G73 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty, Lawrence Otis Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-435) and index
Contents
1875: A senator is sworn in and a dynasty begins -- 1841-1861: Blanche Bruce's slave family in Virginia and Missouri -- 1841-1860: The free aristocratic family of Josephine Wilson -- 1862-1870: Bruce finds Kansas freedom, Ohio education, and Mississippi reconstruction -- 1870-1874: Bruce builds a base of power in Mississippi and is elected to the U.S. Senate -- 1875-1877: Start of a senate career --1877-1878: A senator and a socialite Marry despite family and class conflicts -- 1878: A Black dynasty begins -- 1879-1880: A new child and a new redemption congress -- 1880-1888: Bruce leaves the Senate, joins the Treasury Department, then enters private life -- 1889-1895: Bruce persuades President Harrison to give him a job and his wife gains her independence -- 1895-1898: The senator gets appointed by President McKinley as his son breaks barriers at Phillips Exeter; the senator dies -- March 1898-June 1902: The senator's son begins a courtship at Harvard, and the senator's widow carries out a legacy -- 1902: Roscoe builds an alliance with Booker T. Washington -- 1903: A marriage of the second generation, and life in Tuskegee -- December 1903-1906: Roscoe and Clara build the next generation -- 1906-1914: A triumphant return to Washington life: the Bruce family's second generation emerges -- 1915-1922: Roscoe's downfall in Washington -- 1923-1924: Roscoe struggles with Harvard's President, his family finances, and his children's success -- 1925-1929: The family moves to Cambridge and New York, and Roscoe builds an alliance with John D. Rockefeller Jr. -- 1930-1939: The third generation makes news, and the senator's grandson goes to prison -- 1940-1967: The third Bruce generation erases a proud history
Control code
ocm62326859
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 455 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060985134
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005055146
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The senator and the socialite : the true story of America's first Black dynasty, Lawrence Otis Graham
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-435) and index
Contents
1875: A senator is sworn in and a dynasty begins -- 1841-1861: Blanche Bruce's slave family in Virginia and Missouri -- 1841-1860: The free aristocratic family of Josephine Wilson -- 1862-1870: Bruce finds Kansas freedom, Ohio education, and Mississippi reconstruction -- 1870-1874: Bruce builds a base of power in Mississippi and is elected to the U.S. Senate -- 1875-1877: Start of a senate career --1877-1878: A senator and a socialite Marry despite family and class conflicts -- 1878: A Black dynasty begins -- 1879-1880: A new child and a new redemption congress -- 1880-1888: Bruce leaves the Senate, joins the Treasury Department, then enters private life -- 1889-1895: Bruce persuades President Harrison to give him a job and his wife gains her independence -- 1895-1898: The senator gets appointed by President McKinley as his son breaks barriers at Phillips Exeter; the senator dies -- March 1898-June 1902: The senator's son begins a courtship at Harvard, and the senator's widow carries out a legacy -- 1902: Roscoe builds an alliance with Booker T. Washington -- 1903: A marriage of the second generation, and life in Tuskegee -- December 1903-1906: Roscoe and Clara build the next generation -- 1906-1914: A triumphant return to Washington life: the Bruce family's second generation emerges -- 1915-1922: Roscoe's downfall in Washington -- 1923-1924: Roscoe struggles with Harvard's President, his family finances, and his children's success -- 1925-1929: The family moves to Cambridge and New York, and Roscoe builds an alliance with John D. Rockefeller Jr. -- 1930-1939: The third generation makes news, and the senator's grandson goes to prison -- 1940-1967: The third Bruce generation erases a proud history
Control code
ocm62326859
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiv, 455 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780060985134
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005055146
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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