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The Resource A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker, Laurie Krebs

A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker, Laurie Krebs

Label
A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker
Title
A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker
Statement of responsibility
Laurie Krebs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes a typical day in the life of James Forten, who was born in Philadelphia to free black parents, learned to be a sailmaker, and later became a wealthy, respected businessman with his own shop
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krebs, Laurie
Dewey number
623.8/62
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.97.F717
LC item number
K74 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Library of living and working in colonial times
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forten, James
  • Forten, James
  • African Americans
  • Sailmakers
  • Free African Americans
  • African American abolitionists
  • African Americans
  • Sailmakers
  • Abolitionists
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
primary
Label
A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker, Laurie Krebs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
James Forten, sailmaker -- The sail loft -- Growing up in Philadelphia -- The war years -- A game of marbles -- From apprentice to owner -- Just for good measure -- Rows and rows of stitches -- Eyelets, cringles and roping -- James Forten, citizen and abolitionist
Control code
950310
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
24 pages
Isbn
9780823962310
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2002000100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950310
  • (Sirsi) 950310
  • (OCoLC)48892019
Label
A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker, Laurie Krebs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
James Forten, sailmaker -- The sail loft -- Growing up in Philadelphia -- The war years -- A game of marbles -- From apprentice to owner -- Just for good measure -- Rows and rows of stitches -- Eyelets, cringles and roping -- James Forten, citizen and abolitionist
Control code
950310
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
24 pages
Isbn
9780823962310
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2002000100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950310
  • (Sirsi) 950310
  • (OCoLC)48892019

Library Locations

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