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The Resource Inherit the land : Jim Crow meets Miss Maggie's will, Gene Stowe ; Illustrated by Carl A. Sergio

Inherit the land : Jim Crow meets Miss Maggie's will, Gene Stowe ; Illustrated by Carl A. Sergio

Label
Inherit the land : Jim Crow meets Miss Maggie's will
Title
Inherit the land
Title remainder
Jim Crow meets Miss Maggie's will
Statement of responsibility
Gene Stowe ; Illustrated by Carl A. Sergio
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the early twentieth century, two wealthy white sisters, cousins to a North Carolina governor, wrote identical wills that left their substantial homeplace to a black man and his daughter. Maggie Ross, whose sister Sallie died in 1909, was the richest woman in Union County, North Carolina. Upon Maggie's death in 1920, her will bequeathed her estate to Bob Rosswho had grown up in the sisters' householdand his daughter Mittie Bell Houston. Mittie had also grown up with the well-to-do women, who had shown their affection for her by building a house for her and her husband. This house, along with
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stowe, Gene
Dewey number
305.8009756/755
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F262.U5
LC item number
S76 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ross, Maggie
  • Ross, Maggie
  • Ross family
  • Union County (N.C.)
  • African Americans
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Racism
  • Union County (N.C.)
  • Ross family
  • Ross, Maggie
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • Families
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Wills
  • North Carolina
Label
Inherit the land : Jim Crow meets Miss Maggie's will, Gene Stowe ; Illustrated by Carl A. Sergio
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue; PART I: Worlds Apart; 1. The Marvin People; 2. The White Man's World of Violence; 3. The White Man's World of Power; 4. The Court; PART II: The Rosses; 5. Susan; 6. Bob and Dennis; 7. Mittie Bell; 8. Sallie and Maggie; 9. The Neighbors; 10. The Tenants; 11. The Will; 12. The Cousins; PART III: The Trial; 13. Jury; 14. First Witness; 15. George Sutton; 16. Witnesses to the Will; 17. Preachers; 18. Frank Crane; 19. Harriet Taylor; 20. Cousin Margaret and the Cook; 21. Visitors; 22. Dr. Potts; 23. Boarders; 24. Alienists
  • 25. Doctors, Neighbor, and Kin26. News; 27. Caveators Rest; 28. Propounders Reply; 29. R. A. Hudson; 30. Character Witnesses; 31. Propounders Rest; 32. Sikes and Parker; 33. A. M. Stack; 34. E. T. Cansler; 35. Charge and Verdict; 36. Reaction; 37. New Trial; PART IV: The Heritage; 38. The People; 39. The Land; 40. The Abundance of Peace; White Ross Genealogy; Black Ross Genealogy; Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
86077361
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604730777
Lccn
2005032820
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2khts4
  • 30209dc7-e028-430f-a734-755ea290f630
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)86077361
Label
Inherit the land : Jim Crow meets Miss Maggie's will, Gene Stowe ; Illustrated by Carl A. Sergio
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-301) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Prologue; PART I: Worlds Apart; 1. The Marvin People; 2. The White Man's World of Violence; 3. The White Man's World of Power; 4. The Court; PART II: The Rosses; 5. Susan; 6. Bob and Dennis; 7. Mittie Bell; 8. Sallie and Maggie; 9. The Neighbors; 10. The Tenants; 11. The Will; 12. The Cousins; PART III: The Trial; 13. Jury; 14. First Witness; 15. George Sutton; 16. Witnesses to the Will; 17. Preachers; 18. Frank Crane; 19. Harriet Taylor; 20. Cousin Margaret and the Cook; 21. Visitors; 22. Dr. Potts; 23. Boarders; 24. Alienists
  • 25. Doctors, Neighbor, and Kin26. News; 27. Caveators Rest; 28. Propounders Reply; 29. R. A. Hudson; 30. Character Witnesses; 31. Propounders Rest; 32. Sikes and Parker; 33. A. M. Stack; 34. E. T. Cansler; 35. Charge and Verdict; 36. Reaction; 37. New Trial; PART IV: The Heritage; 38. The People; 39. The Land; 40. The Abundance of Peace; White Ross Genealogy; Black Ross Genealogy; Sources; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
86077361
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 309 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604730777
Lccn
2005032820
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2khts4
  • 30209dc7-e028-430f-a734-755ea290f630
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)86077361

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