The Resource The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr. : First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy, (electronic resource)

The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr. : First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy, (electronic resource)

Label
The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr. : First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy
Title
The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr.
Title remainder
First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alton Augustus Adams, Sr, was a musician, writer, hotelier, and the first black bandmaster of the United States Navy. Born in the Virgin Islands in 1889, Adams joined the US military in 1917. This memoir reveals him as an inspired activist who believed music could change the world, mitigate racism, and bring prosperity to his island home
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
784.092
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML422.A245
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Music of the African Diaspora
Label
The Memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr. : First Black Bandmaster of the United States Navy, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword -- Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.; Acknowledgments -- Mark Clague; Introduction: the soul of alton adams -- Mark Clague; the memoirs of alton augustus adams, sr., 1889-1987; 1. a historical memoir; 2. the st.thomas craftsmen of the nineteenth century; 3. the value of education; 4. music in the virgin islands and the founding of the adams juvenile band (1910); 5. the united states navy band of the virgin islands (1917-1923); 6. the navy band's 1924 united states tour; 7. the close of the naval years (1925-1931); 8. the naval administration (1917-1931): an evaluation
  • 9. civilian government and politics (the 1930s)10. the power of the press (the 1940s); 11. tourism and the hotel association (the 1950s); Editorial Methods -- Mark Clague; Editorial Notes -- Mark Clague; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn437212132
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (387 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520933811
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt078p
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33100901
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)437212132
  • jstordda0520933818

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
Processing Feedback ...