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My American century, Studs Terkel

Label
My American century
Title
My American century
Statement of responsibility
Studs Terkel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1912-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Terkel, Studs
Dewey number
  • 920.073
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT220
LC item number
.T43 1997
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interviews
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
My American century, Studs Terkel
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
American dreams, lost and found. Vine Deloria, Native American author and teacher ; Andy Johnson, hardscrabble Finnish immigrant ; Wallace Rasmussen, Horatio Alger Award winner ; Vernon Jarrett, African-American newspaperman ; C.P. Ellis, former Klansman ; Leonel I. Castillo, former director of the Immigration and Naturalization Service -- Hard times : an oral history of the Great Depression. Ed Paulsen, freight-train rider ; Arthur A. Robertson, mogul ; Clifford Burke, hustler ; Doc Graham, gangster ; Oscar Heline, farmer ; Jane Yoder, daughter of a WPA worker ; Jerome Zerbe, society's photographer ; Peggy Terry and her mother, Mary Owsley, mountain people ; We still see their faces : introduction to the 50th anniversary edition of The grapes of wrath -- The good war : an oral history of World War II. Bob Rasmus, rifleman ; Peggy Terry, hillbilly ; E.B. (Sledgehammer) Sledge, marine ; Peter Ota, nisei ; Betty Basye Hutchinson, nurse -- Division Street, America. Florence Scala, neighborhood crusader ; Dennis Hart, cabbie ; Lucy Jefferson, migrant from Mississippi ; Kid Pharaoh, con man ; Tom Kearney, cop ; Chester Kolar, next-door neighbor ; George Malley (a.k.a. Henry Lorenz), blue-collar worker ; Eva Barnes, landlady -- Working : people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do. Mike Lefevre, steelworker ; Dolores Dante, waitress ; Roberto Acuna, farm worker ; Eric Nesterenko, pro hockey player ; Phil Stallings, auto worker ; Tom Patrick, fireman -- The great divide : second thoughts on the American dream. Caroll Nearmyer, family farmer ; Rex Winship, trader ; Sam Talbert, teamster ; Larry Heinemann, Vietnam War veteran ; Jean Gump, suburban grandmother -- Race : how blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession. Joseph Lattimore, African-American ; Diane Romano, white mother of six ; Lloyd King, mixed race -- Coming of age : the story of our century by those who have lived it. Bessie Doenges, writer ; Jack Culberg, CEO ; Genora Johnson Dollinger, remembering the 1937 sit-down strike ; Jacob Lawrence, artist ; David Brown, environmentalist
Control code
ocm36051350
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 532 p.
Isbn
9781565843653
Lccn
96052779 //r97
System control number
(Sirsi) o36051350
Label
My American century, Studs Terkel
Publication
Contents
American dreams, lost and found. Vine Deloria, Native American author and teacher ; Andy Johnson, hardscrabble Finnish immigrant ; Wallace Rasmussen, Horatio Alger Award winner ; Vernon Jarrett, African-American newspaperman ; C.P. Ellis, former Klansman ; Leonel I. Castillo, former director of the Immigration and Naturalization Service -- Hard times : an oral history of the Great Depression. Ed Paulsen, freight-train rider ; Arthur A. Robertson, mogul ; Clifford Burke, hustler ; Doc Graham, gangster ; Oscar Heline, farmer ; Jane Yoder, daughter of a WPA worker ; Jerome Zerbe, society's photographer ; Peggy Terry and her mother, Mary Owsley, mountain people ; We still see their faces : introduction to the 50th anniversary edition of The grapes of wrath -- The good war : an oral history of World War II. Bob Rasmus, rifleman ; Peggy Terry, hillbilly ; E.B. (Sledgehammer) Sledge, marine ; Peter Ota, nisei ; Betty Basye Hutchinson, nurse -- Division Street, America. Florence Scala, neighborhood crusader ; Dennis Hart, cabbie ; Lucy Jefferson, migrant from Mississippi ; Kid Pharaoh, con man ; Tom Kearney, cop ; Chester Kolar, next-door neighbor ; George Malley (a.k.a. Henry Lorenz), blue-collar worker ; Eva Barnes, landlady -- Working : people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do. Mike Lefevre, steelworker ; Dolores Dante, waitress ; Roberto Acuna, farm worker ; Eric Nesterenko, pro hockey player ; Phil Stallings, auto worker ; Tom Patrick, fireman -- The great divide : second thoughts on the American dream. Caroll Nearmyer, family farmer ; Rex Winship, trader ; Sam Talbert, teamster ; Larry Heinemann, Vietnam War veteran ; Jean Gump, suburban grandmother -- Race : how blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession. Joseph Lattimore, African-American ; Diane Romano, white mother of six ; Lloyd King, mixed race -- Coming of age : the story of our century by those who have lived it. Bessie Doenges, writer ; Jack Culberg, CEO ; Genora Johnson Dollinger, remembering the 1937 sit-down strike ; Jacob Lawrence, artist ; David Brown, environmentalist
Control code
ocm36051350
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 532 p.
Isbn
9781565843653
Lccn
96052779 //r97
System control number
(Sirsi) o36051350

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