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The Resource Lizzie demands a seat! : Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights, Beth Anderson ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Lizzie demands a seat! : Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights, Beth Anderson ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Label
Lizzie demands a seat! : Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights
Title
Lizzie demands a seat!
Title remainder
Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights
Statement of responsibility
Beth Anderson ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One hundred years before Rosa Parks took her stand, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Jennings tried to board a streetcar in New York City on her way to church. Though there were plenty of empty seats, she was denied entry, assaulted, and threatened all because of her race -- even though New York was a free state at that time. Lizzie decided to fight back. She told her story, took her case to court -- where future president Chester Arthur represented her -- and won! Her victory was the first recorded in the fight for equal rights on public transportation, and Lizzie's case set a precedent
Storyline
Character
Award
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, 2021.
  • Rise: A Feminist Book Project List, 2021.
Biography type
individual biography
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10832490
Cataloging source
ORX
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1954-
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Anderson, Beth
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1
  • 3
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Lewis, Earl B.
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True
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  • Graham, Elizabeth Jennings
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights workers
  • African Americans
  • Segregation in transportation
  • African American teachers
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Historical / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Target audience
juvenile
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Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights
Label
Lizzie demands a seat! : Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights, Beth Anderson ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781629799391
Lccn
2019939439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1134620715
  • (OCoLC)1134620715
Label
Lizzie demands a seat! : Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights, Beth Anderson ; illustrated by E.B. Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781629799391
Lccn
2019939439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1134620715
  • (OCoLC)1134620715

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