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The lost German slave girl : the extraordinary true story of Sally Miller and her fight for freedom in old New Orleans / John Bailey.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Main Library - Lakeview.

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Summary:

In brilliant novelistic detail, an award-winning historian John Bailey presents the story of a slave named Sally Miller, who in 1843 was believed by members of the New Orleans' German community to have been illegally enslaved. Bailey uses Miller's dramatic trial to describe the fascinating laws and customs surrounding slavery, immigration, and racial mixing.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview YA 306.362092 MILLER by Bailey (Text) 37620000806952 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 07/18/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0871139219
  • Physical Description: xiii, 268 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2005]

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General Note:
"First published in 2003 in Australia by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited, Sydney, Australia"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-268).
Summary, etc.:
In brilliant novelistic detail, an award-winning historian John Bailey presents the story of a slave named Sally Miller, who in 1843 was believed by members of the New Orleans' German community to have been illegally enslaved. Bailey uses Miller's dramatic trial to describe the fascinating laws and customs surrounding slavery, immigration, and racial mixing.
Subject: Müller, Salomé, approximately 1809-
Müller, Salomé, approximately 1809- > Trials, litigation, etc.
Slaves > Louisiana > New Orleans > Biography.
Women, White > Louisiana > New Orleans > Biography.
German Americans > Louisiana > New Orleans > Biography.
Trials > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Slaves > Emancipation > Louisiana > New Orleans.
Slavery > Social conditions > Louisiana > New Orleans > History > 19th century.
New Orleans (La.) > Race relations.
New Orleans (La.) > Biography

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