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10 edition of Aunt Clara Brown found in the catalog.

Aunt Clara Brown

official pioneer

by Linda Lowery Keep

  • 343 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Central City (Colo.),
  • Colorado,
  • Colorado.
    • Subjects:
    • Brown, Clara, 1800-1885 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Brown, Clara, 1800-1885,
    • African American women pioneers -- Colorado -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Women pioneers -- Colorado -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Free African Americans -- Colorado -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado -- Juvenile literature,
    • African Americans -- Biography,
    • Women -- Biography,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Colorado,
    • Central City (Colo.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Colorado -- History -- To 1876

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the freed slave who made her fortune in Colorado and used her money to bring other former slaves there to begin new lives.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Linda Lowery ; illustrations by Janice Lee Porter.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesOn my own biography
      ContributionsPorter, Janice Lee, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF785.N4 L69 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL363996M
      ISBN 101575050455, 1575054167
      LC Control Number98024259

      Aunt Clara Brown Official Pioneer (Book): Lowery, Linda: A biography of the freed slave who made her fortune in Colorado and used her money to bring other former slaves there to . Aunt Clara Brown: official pioneer (Book) Average Rating. 5 star (1) 4 star (0) 3 star (0) 2 star (0) 1 star (0) Author: Lowery, Linda, Contributors: Porter, Janice Lee, ill. Series: On my own biography. Published: Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books, c Format.

      Aunt Clara Brown | As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life. In Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her daughter, who was sold when she was just a little girl. Aunt Clara Brown:» Aunt Clara Brown: official pioneer Although written in a story format, these books are not fictionalized accounts. A chronology of major events follows the story, along with a brief summary of the subject's life. Also in This Series. More Like This Brown, Clara, -- -- Juvenile literature Central City.

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Aunt Clara Brown by Linda Lowery Keep Download PDF EPUB FB2

Also on a brighter note, as shown in the book, Aunt Clara Brown was an amazing and inspiring historical figure and incredible example of a person who overcame her circumstances and benefited our country as a whole. Much to learn from this book, just be ready for some deep discussions with young readers to help them make sense of it all!/5(10).

This was a true story based on Clara Brown who was a wonderful sweet women she became known as Aunt Clara Brown. She was born into slavery in In she married Richard Brown, and in se brought her own freedom, and traveled to Colorado.

She then worked in /5(13). "Aunt" Clara Brown;: Story of a black pioneer Paperback – January 1, by Kathleen Bruÿn (Author)5/5(1). Aunt Clara Brown; book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for s: 0. Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer (On My Own Biography) by Linda Lowery () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Author Linda Lowery chronicles the extraordinary―but little-known―life of black pioneer Aunt Clara Brown. Aunt Clara bought herself out of slavery, crossed the country on foot to reach the frontier, became a wealthy entrepreneur, aided other freed slaves, and eventually tracked down her lost daughter, sold away from Clara 47 years before/5(10).

Ironically, Lowery's book for younger students, Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer (Carolrhoda, ), provides a slightly different time line. This engrossing biography is a worthy supplement for multicultural and western history collections/5(10). Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer (On My Own Biography) by Linda Lowery, Janice Lee Porter.

Click here for the lowest price. Paperback, “Aunt” Clara Brown Often called the “Angel of the Rockies,” Clara Brown reflects the richness of the African-American experience. She faced enormous challenges and reached wonderful heights in her nearly eighty-five years. Turning her back on her life in slavery, she looked west for the children she had lost.

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Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer (On My Own Biography) by Linda Lowery and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at As a successful former slave, Clara Brown used her money to help other freed slaves get a new start in life.

In Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her daughter. argued arrived asked Aunt Clara Brown back to Kentucky bags Becky Johnson black woman born into slavery bought boxes broke camp Central City Civil Clara and Eliza Clara Brown died Clara felt Clara had become Clara had never Clara was growing Clara's friend Closer coach cook Council Bluffs Crowd Denver Eliza Jane eyes faces fortune freed slaves.

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer (On My Own Biographies (Paperback)) NovemberTurtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media Hardcover in English. As “Aunt” Clara Brown’s profits in mines and real estate grew, she became more charitable, never turning away anyone in need.

With the death of two of her four children, and having lost track of her son, Brown returned to Kentucky in an attempt to locate her surviving daughter, Liza Jane. After forty-seven years of separation and searching, Clara’s dream had finally come true.

Eliza was the only child Clara ever found, and the two returned to Colorado where they lived until Clara’s death.

“Aunt” Clara Brown passed away in her sleep just three years after being reunited with her daughter. Clara Brown was born enslaved around near Fredericksburg, Virginia. The “Aunt” part was a white title assigned to older black women as a modicum of respect, just as older black men were often called “Uncle” (Aunt Jemima, Uncle Ben, etc.).

The Brown surname was derived from her third owner. Her birth year is uncertain. Aunt Clara Brown: A Story of Determination and Courage BLACK HISTORY MONTH Clara Brown (c. –) was a former slave from Virginia who became a community leader, philanthropist and aided settlement of former slaves during the time of Colorado's Gold Rush.

Aunt Clara Brown Published by User, 19 years ago I found this biography of the pioneer, Clara Brown, to be an inspiring tale of courage, faith, and charity/5(3). Chronicles the life of the woman called Aunt Clara Brown, who was born into slavery and became a pioneer and entrepreneur, earning money to bring other former slaves to a.

In Clara bought her own freedom and headed west to Colorado to find her daughter, who was sold when she was just a little girl. Clara didn't find her daughter there, but she did get rich. the people she helped became her family, and she became known as Aunt Clara : Electronic books Biographies Juvenile works Juvenile literature Biography Juvenile literature Biography: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Lowery, Linda, Aunt Clara Brown.

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