American Genealogists: Alex Haley, Henry Louis Gates, Mila Rechcigl, Arthur Kurzweil, Archibald F. Bennett, Megan Smolenyak

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 184 pages
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 44. Chapters: Alex Haley, Henry Louis Gates, Mila Rechcigl, Arthur Kurzweil, Joseph Fielding Smith, Wyndham Robertson, Emily Wilder Leavitt, Fremont Rider, Marcius D. Raymond, David H. Kelley, Van Tassel Sutphen, Archibald F. Bennett, Kate Mason Rowland, John Farmer, Marshall Kirk, Joseph Lemuel Chester, James Hoge Tyler, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Virginia DeMarce, Megan Smolenyak, Cyril Toumanoff, Franklin Pierce Rice, Barclay White, John Wingate Thornton, James Grant Wilson, Gary Boyd Roberts, Stanley Blackburn, Gustav Anjou, Theodore M. Burton, Susa Young Gates, Gilman Bigelow Howe, Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr., Gary Mokotoff, Paul B. Freeland, Sumner Ely Wetmore Kittelle, Warren Blatt, Robert J. Behnen, William Addams Reitwiesner, Delmar R. Lowell, Harold Brooks-Baker, Winston DeVille, Ronald W. Collins, Donald Panther-Yates, Judith R. Frazin, Lothrop Withington, Robert C. Gunderson, Donald Lines Jacobus, American Society of Genealogists, Robert Charles Anderson, George K. Schweitzer, Frederick Lewis Weis, Harold Allen Tichenor, National Genealogical Society, Lynn R. Carson, Henry Z. Jones, Jr.. Excerpt: Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr., (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, editor, and public intellectual. He was the first African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. He has received numerous honorary degrees and awards for his teaching, research, and development of academic institutions to study black culture. In 2002, Gates was selected to give the Jefferson Lecture, in recognition of his "distinguished intellectual achievement in the humanities." As the host of the 2006 and 2008 PBS television miniseries African American Lives, Gates explored the genealogy of prominent African Americans. Gates sits on the boards of many notable arts, cultural, and research inst...

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