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Author Whitley, Colleen, 1940-
Title "Feed my sheep" : the life of Alberta Henry / Colleen Whitley.
Imprint Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2019]
©2019

Author Whitley, Colleen, 1940-
Subject Henry, Alberta, 1920-2005.
Civil rights workers -- Utah -- Biography.
Women, Black -- Utah -- Biography.
Alt Name Henry, Alberta, 1920-2005,
Add Title Life of Alberta Henry
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 228 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-228).
Contents Introduction -- Up from the floor -- Moving on up -- A wider world -- A short visit to Utah -- Building a firm foundation -- The Salt Lake School District -- The NAACP: fighting the good fight -- One last great battle -- Retirement -- sort of -- Epilogue -- Appendix A: Timeline of Alberta Hill Henry's life, affiliations, and honors -- Appendix B: A sampling of students assisted by the Alberta Henry Education Foundation -- Appendix C: An act in relation to service.
Summary "Feed My Sheep: The Life of Alberta Henry is a slender book that illuminates the life of an important Utah civil rights activist. The combination of oral history and more traditional biographical-style narrative offers a complex depiction of a strong Black woman coming of age during WWII and then moving to Utah to improve her health and find her way in the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781607816935 (cloth)
1607816938 (cloth)
9781607816942 (electronic bk.)
1607816946 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1127567795
Additional Format Print version: Whitley, Colleen, 1940- "Feed my sheep". Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2019] 9781607816935 (DLC) 2018051869 (OCoLC)1061870271



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