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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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Library of living and working in colonial times
Target audience
primary
Label
A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker, Laurie Krebs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ocm48892019
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
24 p.
Isbn
9780823962310
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2002000100
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o48892019
Label
A day in the life of a colonial sailmaker, Laurie Krebs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
ocm48892019
Dimensions
19 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
24 p.
Isbn
9780823962310
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2002000100
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) o48892019

Library Locations

    • North Tonawanda Public LibraryBorrow it
      505 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda, NY, 14120, US
      43.0515649 -78.867616
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      3 North Pearl Street, Oakfield, NY, 14125, US
      43.066446 -78.27004
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