Stories from the Heart: Missouri's African American Heritage (Google eBook)

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Gladys Caines Coggswell
University of Missouri Press, 2009 - Social Science - 160 pages
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"A collection of African American family stories and traditional tales, compiled and brought to print by a master storyteller as she visited Missouri communities and participated in storytelling events over the last two decades"--Provided by publisher.
  

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Contents

Family Stories
1
1 Finding FrankfordMrs Marie CampbellRev Faye VaughnMrs Camie Doolin
16
2 Getting to Know HannibalMrs Dorine AmbersMrs Lillian JonesMrs Louise WilliamsAngela Williams
29
3 Bowling GreenMr Jerry Grimmett
45
4 St Louis EldertellersMrs CatherineClemmonsMrs Icey GardnerMrs Mildred GriceCarole SheltonMettazee Morris
54
5 I n the BootheelEvelyn PulliamLoretta Washington
74
6 Country Schools City SchoolsL oretta WashingtonMarlene Rhodes
99
7 Why We Tell StoriesTracy Milsap Coggswell Family Stories
114
8 Change and Continuity in Missouri Storytelling
126
Epilogue
131
For More Reading
133
Index
135
About the Author
141
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