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The memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr., first black bandmaster of the United States Navy 1 edition

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The memoirs of Alton Augustus Adams, Sr., first black bandmaster of the United States Navy
edited with an introduction by Mark Clague ; foreword by Samuel Floyd, Jr.

Published 2008 by University of California Press, Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College in Berkeley, Chicago .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

A historical memoir
The St. Thomas craftsmen of the nineteenth century
The value of education
Music in the Virgin Islands and the founding of the Adams Juvenile Band (1909)
The United States Navy Band of the Virgin Islands (1917/1923)
The Navy Band's 1924 United States tour
The close of the naval years (1925/1931)
The naval administration : an evaluation
Civilian government and politics (the 1930s)
The power of the press (the 1940s)
Tourism and the hotel association (the 1950s).

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Series
Music of the African diaspora -- 12
Genre
Biography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
784.092, B
Library of Congress
ML422.A245 A3 2008

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL17856007M
Internet Archive
memoirsofaltonau00adam
ISBN 13
9780520251311
LC Control Number
2007012025
Library Thing
5527999
Goodreads
3064557

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