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African Americans on the Western Frontier

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Published by University Press of Colorado .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • History,
  • Local history,
  • Population & demography,
  • Social history,
  • Teaching of a specific subject,
  • Sociology,
  • Blacks In The U.S.,
  • U.S. Local History - Western United States,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Study & Teaching,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMonroe Lee Billington (Editor), Roger D. Hardaway (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8345442M
    ISBN 100870816144
    ISBN 109780870816147

    We commend Dr. Hardaway for compiling this valuable, well-written and richly documented source book." - BLACFAX" well-researched, fully-objective, massive bibliography of the whole range of the African-American influence on the western frontier For scholarly work, there is no better book."Author: Hardaway, Roger. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Black, Buckskin and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier by Arthur T. Burton A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

      Art T. Burton is a professor of history at South Suburban College in South Holland, Illinois. He is the author of Black, Buckskin, and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier and Black, Red, and Deadly: Black and Indian Gunfighters of the Indian Territory, – In , Burton wrote the first book on African Americans who were scouts and soldiers in the Wild West. The book is titled “Black Buckskin and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier.” In , Burton wrote the first scholarly biography on an African American lawman of the Wild West.

    Black, Buckskin, and Blue takes an in-depth look at African Americans who were scouts and soldiers on the United States western frontier during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The author explores the incidents and adventures black men were involved in during the westward movement as scouts and soldiers. Chronicling the African American presence on the western frontier of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries is a small but important -- and growing -- area of historical inquiry.


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African Americans on the Western Frontier Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book of 14 essays conveys various aspects of the African American experience in the West from until the end of the Frontier Era, approximately The topics include slavery in the West, Reconstruction on the frontier, all-black towns, women, Buffalo Soldiers, black miners, cowboys, newspapers and s: 1.

African Americans On The Western Frontier. This book is designed to remedy the historic neglect of the significant contribution made by African-Americans to the settlement and development of the West.

The African-American western experience during the frontier era () is a story that is rich and diverse/5. Black, Buckskin, and Blue takes an in-depth look at African Americans who were scouts and soldiers on the United States western frontier during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

The author explores the incidents and adventures black men were involved in during the westward movement as scouts and soldiers/5(3).

The African-American western experience during the frontier era () is a story that is rich and diverse. The fifteen authors in this volume highlight many of the contributions. African Americans on the western frontier. Thirteen essays examine the roles African-Americans played in the settling of the American West, discussing the slaves of Mormons and California gold miners; African-American army men, cowboys, and newspaper founders; and others on the frontier.

Also includes a bibliographic essay. African-Americans on the Frontier. Topics. The American Frontier has made a considerable contribution to our Nation’s history and literature, from Frederick Jackson Turner’s famous essay “The Significance of the Frontier in American History,” to the quasi-historical novels of James Fennimore Cooper, Walter Edmonds, and Conrad Richter.

African Americans on the Western Frontier Black people in the American West made significant contributions to frontier history as shown in “The African-American West: A Century of Short Stories,” a collection of fiction covering years. At some point, these troops earned the nickname "Buffalo Soldiers," although there is some question about the etymology of the name.

One story is that one of the Native tribes—either the Cheyenne or the Apache—coined the phrase because of the texture of the African American soldiers' hair, saying that it was similar to the wooly coat of the buffalo. The American Frontier: Pioneers, Settlers & Cowboys by William C.

Davis. The American Frontier: Pioneers, Settlers & Cowboys ed. Colin Taylor, consultant William C. Sturtevant.

Lord Grizzly by Frederick Manfred. Some Went West by Dorothy M. Johnson. Nonfiction Books about western movies. Brokeback Mountain from Story to Screenplay by Author: Annika Barranti Klein.

African Americans on the Western Frontier remedies that historic neglect with fifteen essays that explore the contributions that African American men and women made to the western frontier—as miners, homesteaders, town builders, entrepreneurs, and as ordinary, civic-minded citizens.

This rich and diverse story of the African American western experience during the frontier era is for scholars and students of western history as well as anyone interested in African American history.

African Americans on the Western Frontier (Book): During the last half of the nineteenth century, several thousand African Americans moved to the American western frontier. Before the Civil War, some went west as slaves of gold miners to California and of Mormons to Utah.

African Americans on the Frontier. ADAPTED FROM ESSAYS BY STACY SHORTER. The history of the United States is in part the story of a continuing series of frontiers. The borders between land already settled and territory still to be explored, conquered, and claimed have constantly shifted.

In the s and succeeding decades, the number of blacks in the American West increased substantially. African Americans were miners in California, Colorado, Nevada, and Arizona; cowboys on the trails from Texas to Montana and the Dakotas; military scouts in the Indian Wars; soldiers in the frontier army.

The Old West was certainly all of that--and more. But the palefaces and redskins of Hollywood movies and old history books were not the only people who shaped life on the Western frontier. African-Americans (along with Mexicans and Asians) were the "other pioneers" of the American West.

the regulatory state during the New Deal" (p. The book is an interesting backdrop for the current push for deregulation of both rates and generating power. African Americans on the Western Frontier, edited by Monroe Lee Billington and Roger D.

Hardaway University Press of Colorado, Niwot, Illustrations, notes, bibliographic. During the last half of the nineteenth century, several thousand African Americans moved to the American western frontier. Before the Civil War, some went west to California as slaves of gold miners and to Utah as slaves of Mormons.

Chronicling the African American presence on the western frontier of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries is a small but important--and growing--area of historical inquiry. Unfortunately, western history books fail to give attention to black pioneers, and African American histories seldom mention those blacks who left the South not for the North but for the West.

Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: African Americans on the western frontier. Niwot: University Press of Colorado, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Monroe Lee Billington; Roger D Hardaway.

Black, Buckskin, and Blue takes an in-depth look at African Americans who were scouts and soldiers on the United States western frontier during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

The author explores individuals, incidents. and occurrences in which black men were involved during the westward movement as scouts and soldiers. Deputy U.S.

Marshal Bass Reeves appears as one of?eight notable Oklahomans. the?most feared U.S. marshal in the Indian country. That Reeves was also an African American who had spent his early life as a slave in Arkansas and Texas makes his accomplishments all the more remarkable.

Bucking the odds (?I?m sorry, we didn?t keep black people?s history. a clerk at 5/5(4). The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in This era of massive migration and settlement was particularly encouraged by President Location: Currently the United States, historically in .African-Americans in the American West.

Grade level: Overview The role of African Americans in the movement towards westward expansion has been largely overlooked in American history books.

Buffalo soldiers were African American soldiers who mainly served on the Western frontier following the American Civil War. Insix all-black cavalry and infantry regiments were created after.