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Searching for Sarah Rector : the richest Black girl in America

Bolden, Tonya. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch J B R3117b (Text) 33126018316079 JBiography Available -
Erlanger Branch J B R3117b (Text) 33126018316087 JBiography Available -

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  • ISBN: 1419708465 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781419708466 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 76 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 66-67) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 160 acres -- Three and a half dollars an acre -- Twelve and a half percent -- One million dollars.
Summary, etc.: Recounts the story of the 1914 disappearance of eleven-year-old Sarah Rector, an African American who was part of the Creek Indian people and whose land had made her wealthy, and what it reveals about race, money, and American society.
Subject: Petroleum industry and trade Oklahoma History 20th century
Indians of North America Biography
Creek Indians Biography
Women Biography
Rector, Sarah 1902-
Millionaires Biography
African Americans Biography
African American women Biography
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