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Black frontiers

a history of African American heroes in the Old West

by Lillian Schlissel

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • African American pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American pioneers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American trappers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American trappers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African American cowboys -- West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.,
    • Cowboys.,
    • African American soldiers.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life.,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Focuses on the experiences of blacks as mountain men, soldiers, homesteaders, and scouts on the frontiers of the American West.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-77) and index.

      Statementby Lillian Schlissel.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF596.3.N4 S35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1699932M
      ISBN 100689802854
      LC Control Number92000120
      OCLC/WorldCa25315937

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