Maryland: the Spirit of America Plus Video (Highland Beach: a Douglass Legacy)

By: Wanning, Esther (Text)

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Clean book, very good binding. Set includes a VHS video made by Maryland Public, "Highland Beach: A Douglass Legacy" The video documents the road to equality of African Americans in the region, Maryland's first chartered African-American township. Highland Beach was founded in 1893 by Maj. Charles R. Douglass -- son of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass -- and incorporated in 1922. It served as a summer resort on the Chesapeake Bay for prominent black professionals, including poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, writer Langston Hughes and educator Booker T. Washington

Title: Maryland: the Spirit of America Plus Video (Highland Beach: a Douglass Legacy)

Author Name: Wanning, Esther (Text)

Categories: History,

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 23404

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