The Resource The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham : a civil rights landmark, Marie A. Sutton

The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham : a civil rights landmark, Marie A. Sutton

Label
The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham : a civil rights landmark
Title
The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham
Title remainder
a civil rights landmark
Statement of responsibility
Marie A. Sutton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traveling throughout the South during the 1950s was hazardous for African Americans. There were precious few hotels and restaurants that opened their doors to minorities, and fewer still had accommodations above the bare minimum, to say nothing of the racism and violence that followed. But in Birmingham, black entrepreneur and eventual millionaire A.G. Gaston created a first-class motel and lounge for African Americans that became a symbol of pride of his community. It served as the headquarters for Birmingham's civil rights movement and became a revolving door for famous entertainers, activists, politicians and other pillars of the national black community. Author Marie Sutton chronicles the fascinating story of the motel and how it became a refuge during a time when African Americans could find none
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sutton, Marie A
Dewey number
975
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American Heritage
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • A.G. Gaston Motel (Birmingham, Ala.)
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
Label
The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham : a civil rights landmark, Marie A. Sutton
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781625851321
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7F9BDF47-9C6D-4D59-85C9-5F84D8CE80B8
System control number
  • (OCoLC)896874309
  • ocn896874309
Label
The A.G. Gaston Motel in Birmingham : a civil rights landmark, Marie A. Sutton
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781625851321
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7F9BDF47-9C6D-4D59-85C9-5F84D8CE80B8
System control number
  • (OCoLC)896874309
  • ocn896874309

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