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
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1919-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ramstad, Ralph L.
Series statement
A 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
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index
Extent
1 online resource (64 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036928502
Label
With open hands : a story about Biddy Mason, by Jeri Chase Ferris ; illustrated by Ralph L. Ramstad
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 60-61) and index
Extent
1 online resource (64 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036928502

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