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The Resource One righteous man : Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York, Arthur Browne

One righteous man : Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York, Arthur Browne

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One righteous man : Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York
Title
One righteous man
Title remainder
Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Browne
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist presents a history of African Americans in New York City from the 1910 to 1960 as told through the life of the city's first black police officer who, fearing his racist colleagues just as much as the criminal element, became an unheralded figure in the fight for civil rights,"--Novelist
Summary
Looks at the life of New York City's first black police officer, Samuel J. Battle, and recounts his work on high profile cases with Lucky Luciano and Dutch Schultz, and friendships with Jesse Owens and Eleanor Roosevelt
Biography type
individual biography
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10433912
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
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Browne, Arthur
Dewey number
  • 363.2092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Battle, Samuel J
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • African American police
  • Police
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York
Label
One righteous man : Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York, Arthur Browne
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Quest -- Struggle -- Betrayed -- Command -- Respect -- Forgotten
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 318 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780807012604
Lccn
2014043794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)892581350
Label
One righteous man : Samuel Battle and the shattering of the color line in New York, Arthur Browne
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-309) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Quest -- Struggle -- Betrayed -- Command -- Respect -- Forgotten
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 318 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780807012604
Lccn
2014043794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)892581350

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