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Fowler's Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine

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This current and relevant book addresses challenges facing veterinarians, and all medical professionals, working with animals in both their natural habitats and in zoos. It provides practical guidance, and is an essential resource for animal medicine, both in the zoo and in the wild....Read More
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Frederick Douglass

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This children's book tells the story of how Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) fought his slave master and claimed his freedom from slavery. It is based on the true story of Douglass' escape from slavery and tells of how he earned the respect of the slave masters and his fellow slaves. The book...Read More
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Frederick Douglass

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Featuring only a few black and white photos (Frederick Douglass, a statue of Frederick Douglass, his first wife, and his second wife), this book is a masterpiece of prose. Professor Benjamin Arthur Quarles, celebrated Frederick Douglass expert, adds value to Douglass’ own three autobiographies...Read More
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Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.

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This book covers the final 18 years of Frederick Douglass’ life when he lived in a mansion on top of Cedar Hill in Anacostia, a neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The author is a graduate of George Washington University, a prominent university in Washington, D.C. The book is filled with black and...Read More
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Frederick Douglass: Freedom's Voice

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This book was written by Dr. Gregory Lampe, a retired provost and vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, and emeritus communications professor at Michigan State University. Since Douglass was an orator, it seems fitting for a communications and speech professor to write about his...Read More
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Freedom in My Heart

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Written by Dr. Cynthia Carter, former director of Africare and current Chief Development Officer at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, this richly illustrated book uses artifacts, images, and documents to trace the history of slavery in North America, from ancient Africa to...Read More
Freedom just around the corner

Freedom Just Around the Corner

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This pocket sized exhibition booklet contains a chronicle of the African American experience told through the unique lens of stamps and mail. At around 100 pages long, it is full of beautiful color illustrations of stamp art. The National Postal Museum's exhibition opened to the public in the...Read More
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The Future of the American Negro

Preserve for the Future – $500
Born a slave on a Virginia farm in 1856, Booker T. Washington taught himself to read after emancipation, worked hard to fund his own education, and eventually attended the Hampton Institute. He became a prominent Black educator and an important voice on race in America during the...Read More

Gallery of Wild Animal Paintings in the Zoological Park

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This beautiful collection of paintings of disappearing species, set in their natural habitats (or representations of their habitats), highlights key species that were under threat of extinction in the early 1900s. The introduction provides a particularly poignant description: “Sooner or later the...Read More
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Gardening for Profit

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The first edition of Peter Henderson’s Gardening for Profit was published in 1867, two years after the Civil War ended, and sold 100,000 copies. It’s considered the first book written on market gardening in the United States. Market gardening is defined as small scale production of fruits...Read More