Books by William Loren Katz

Released: May 1, 1999

Katz (Black Women of the Old West, 1995, etc.) takes fascinating material—the tale of free and escaped African-Americans who helped colonize the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys from the late 18th-century to the middle of the 19th century—and gives it a textbook treatment. Read full book review >
BLACK WOMEN OF THE OLD WEST by William Loren Katz
HISTORY
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"In spite of these difficulties, this is recommended for its useful content and rare quotes and picturess. (bibliography, index) (Nonfiction. 10+)"
A serviceable text and wonderful black-and-white photographs of 19th-century and early 20th century black women document all but forgotten players in the landscape of the western states and territories. Read full book review >