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Author Carter, Jennie, 1830 or 1831-1881.

Title Jennie Carter : a Black journalist of the early West / edited by Eric Gardner
Edition First edition
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxxiii, 153 pages)
Series Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies
Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Contents Always Faithful: An Introduction to the Work and Life of Jennie Carter; Contributions to the Elevator; Appendix A: Contributions to the Christian Recorder; Appendix B: Issues of the Elevator Consulted; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary In June 1867, the San Francisco Elevator -one of the nation\'s premier black weekly newspapers during Reconstruction-began publishing articles by a Californian calling herself \"Ann J. Trask\" and later \"Semper Fidelis.\" Her name was Jennie Carter (1830-1881), and the Elevator would print her essays, columns, and poems for seven years. Carter probably spent her early life in New Orleans, New York, and Wisconsin, but by the time she wrote her \"Always Faithful\" columns for the newspaper, she was in Nevada County, California. Her work considers California and nat
Notes Consists mainly of Carter's contributions to the San Francisco Elevator and the Philadelphia-based Christian recorder, from 1867 to 1881
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-144) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Carter, Jennie, 1830 or 1831-1881 -- Correspondence.
African American women journalists -- California -- Nevada County -- Correspondence.
African Americans -- California -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
California -- Politics and government -- 1850-1950.
Nevada County (Calif.) -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
Author Gardner, Eric.
LC no. 2007013714
ISBN 1604733136 (electronic bk.)
9781604733136 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Christian recorder
Elevator (San Francisco, Calif.)