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The Resource With open hands : a story about Biddy Mason, by Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Ralph L. Ramstad

With open hands : a story about Biddy Mason, by Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Ralph L. Ramstad

Label
With open hands : a story about Biddy Mason
Title
With open hands
Title remainder
a story about Biddy Mason
Statement of responsibility
by Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Ralph L. Ramstad
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the life of Biddy Mason, a slave who found freedom in California in 1856, who practiced the philosophy of sharing as she nursed the sick, delivered babies, and started many philanthropic projects after becoming a wealthy landowner in Los Angeles
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ferris, Jeri
Dewey number
  • 973/.0496073/0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E444.M38
LC item number
F47 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1919-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ramstad, Ralph L.
Series statement
Creative minds biography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mason, Biddy
  • Women slaves
  • Slaves
  • African American women
  • African American midwives
  • Mason, Biddy
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Women
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
With open hands : a story about Biddy Mason, by Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Ralph L. Ramstad
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-61) 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
Control code
189035
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781575053301
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98016247 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)PIN03082686
Label
With open hands : a story about Biddy Mason, by Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Ralph L. Ramstad
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-61) 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
Control code
189035
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781575053301
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98016247 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)PIN03082686

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