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Author Alexander, Adele Logan, 1938-

Title Parallel worlds : the remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the enduring (in)significance of melanin / Adele Logan Alexander

Publ Info Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2010
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 RWU Main Library  E185.96 .A474 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  E185.96 A474 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 375 pages, 27 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prologue: Wedding album, Washington, D.C., 1904 -- Family portraits -- The vice president's daughters -- Mirror of the times : reflections on the lives of M.W. Gibbs -- Ida Alexander Gibbs's pictures from a well-spent youth -- "From cabin to consulate" : Billy Hunt's memory book -- Worlds apart -- The Madagascar portfolio, 1898-1907 : colonials on the Great Red Island -- France, 1907-1918 : la Ville Noire and la Guerre Mondiale -- France, 1918-1927 : pan-Africanism and postwar consular life -- Snapshots from Guadeloupe, 1927-1929 -- Odysseys through the Portuguese Atlantic, 1929-1931 -- Liberia, 1931-1932 : negative forces, forced labor, forced out -- Fading images : Washington, D.C., 1932-1957 -- Epilogue: The Gibbs-Hunts' stories and mine
LC subject Hunt, William Henry, 1863-1951
Hunt, Ida Gibbs, 1862-1957
African Americans -- Biography
Married people -- United States -- Biography
African American diplomats -- Biography
African American women civil rights workers -- Biography
Hunt, William Henry, 1863-1951 -- Travel
Hunt, Ida Gibbs, 1862-1957 -- Travel
African Americans -- Race identity -- Case studies
Sex role -- United States -- Case studies
ISBN 9780813928876 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813928877 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813929781 (e-book)
0813929784 (e-book)