Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Over The River: Book and DVD Collection

Before the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s and before the names of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks were...

Biography of Lydia Maria Child

Born in 1802, the daughter of a hard-working baker in Medford, Massachusetts, Lydia Francis (who had herself rebaptized Maria in 1821) grew up before...

Over The River Book

The companion book parallels Over the River DVD with highlights of Child's prophetic statements presented in the film, suggesting for example the creation of...

Gallery

For 50 years Lydia Maria Child was a household name in the United States. This documentary, thanks to authors Milton Meltzer, Professor Carolyn Karcher...

Books by Lydia Maria Child

The American Frugal Housewife Lydia Maria Child: Selected Letters, 1817-1880 Over the River and Through the Wood Hobomok and Other Writings on Indians (American Women Writers Series) A...

Early American Fiction Archive

(1802-1880) Published Appeal for that Class of Americans Called Africans in 1833 and became a prominent abolitionist, co-editing with her husband the National Anti-Slavery...

Maria Child On Marriage

Lydia Maria Child Boston: Allen & Ticknor, 1833 "In the first place, an unjust law exists in this Commonwealth, by which marriages between persons of different...

The Memory of the Early Antislavery Days

"The memory of the early Antislavery days is very sacred to me. The Holy Spirit did actually descend upon men and women in tongues...

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Introduction by Lydia Maria Child The author of the following autobiography is personally known to me, and her conversation and manners inspire me with confidence....

A Lydia Maria Child Reader

Editor: Carolyn L. Karcher Published: 1997 Pages: 464 Description From the 1820s to the 1870s, Lydia Maria Child was as familiar to the American public as her Thanksgiving...
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My Mission

"It is my mission to help in the breaking down of classes, and to make all men feel as if they were brethren of...

Abolitionist Harriet Tubman To Grace $20 Bill

Black abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will appear on the front of the $20 bill, relocating the slaveholding former president Andrew Jackson to its rear,...
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Over The River: Official Trailer

Official Trailer for the epic documentary, Over the River which looks at the tumultuous times of the 19th century and how Lydia Maria Child's major literary contribution helped trigger the Civil War.

Reviews

Film Viewer’s Comments for Over the River…Life of Lydia Maria Child, Abolitionist for Freedom: CJ Strawn, Hollywood Production Manager and Set Designer Thank you so much...

Over The River DVD

  Constance L. Jackson's DVD Over the River: Life of Lydia Maria Child sweeps the viewer back into the social upheaval of 19th-century America and the...
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