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American Daughter

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ISBN-10: 0873512014

ISBN-13: 9780873512015

Edition: 3rd 1986 (Reprint)

Authors: Era Bell Thompson

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Black North Dakotans were indeed something of a rarity in 1914, when young Erabelle Thompson and her family moved to a farm near the small community of Driscoll. In fact, when the Thompsons traveled thrity miles to join two other black families for Christmas dinner, "there were fifteen of us, four percent of the state's entire Negro population." In this lively autobiography, Thompson describes the experiences of her North Dakota girlhood: busting broncos with her brothers; making friends with Norwegian and German neighbors; meeting Governor Lynn J. Frazier, for whom her father worked as a personal messenger; running footraces at picnics (and knowing that people were betting on her to win);…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date: 10/15/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English