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Having our say : the Delany sisters' first 100 years / Sarah and A. Elizabeth Delany ; with Amy Hill Hearth.

By: Delany, Sarah Louise, 1889-
Contributor(s): Delany, Annie Elizabeth, 1891-1995 | Hearth, Amy Hill, 1958-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Kodansha International, 1993Description: xiii, 210 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 156836010X :Subject(s): African Americans -- Biography | Delaney family | Delany, Sarah Louise, 1889- | Delany, Annie Elizabeth, 1891-1995 | United States -- Race relationsDDC classification: 973/.0496073/0092 | B LOC classification: E185.96 | .D37 1993
Contents:
Sweet Sadie, Queen Bess -- "I am free" -- Saint Aug's -- Jim Crow Days -- Harlem-Town -- Ties that bind -- Outliving the Reddy boys.
Summary: Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record and a moving portrait of two remarkable women who continued to love, laugh and embrace life after over 100 years of living side by side. Their sharp memories show readers the post-reconstruction south and Booker T. Washington; Harlem's Golden age and Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Dubois and Paul Robeson. Bessie breaks barriers to become a dentist; Sadie quietly integrates the New York City system as a schoolteacher.
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Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record and a moving portrait of two remarkable women who continued to love, laugh and embrace life after over 100 years of living side by side. Their sharp memories show readers the post-reconstruction south and Booker T. Washington; Harlem's Golden age and Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Dubois and Paul Robeson. Bessie breaks barriers to become a dentist; Sadie quietly integrates the New York City system as a schoolteacher.

Sweet Sadie, Queen Bess -- "I am free" -- Saint Aug's -- Jim Crow Days -- Harlem-Town -- Ties that bind -- Outliving the Reddy boys.

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