The Resource Crossing the barriers : the autobiography of Allan H. Spear, Allan H. Spear ; foreword by Barney Frank ; afterword by John Milton, (electronic resource)

Crossing the barriers : the autobiography of Allan H. Spear, Allan H. Spear ; foreword by Barney Frank ; afterword by John Milton, (electronic resource)

Label
Crossing the barriers : the autobiography of Allan H. Spear
Title
Crossing the barriers
Title remainder
the autobiography of Allan H. Spear
Statement of responsibility
Allan H. Spear ; foreword by Barney Frank ; afterword by John Milton
Creator
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Allan Spear had a long and distinguished career as a historian and as a Minnesota state senator. Perhaps best known for coming out as openly gay during his first term in the Minnesota Senate-becoming one of the first elected officials in the nation to do so-Spear was also a leader of Eugene McCarthy's run for the presidency, an organizer against the war in Vietnam, and a key proponent for the establishment of the African-American studies department at the University of Minnesota
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
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Spear, Allan H
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F610.3.S64
LC item number
A3 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
standards specifications
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ebrary
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  • Spear, Allan H
  • Minnesota
  • Legislators
  • Gay politicians
  • Civil rights workers
  • Gay liberation movement
  • 1951-
  • Biography
  • Civil rights workers
  • Gay liberation movement
  • Gay politicians
  • Legislators
  • Legislature
  • Minnesota
  • Politics and government
  • Senate
  • Spear, Allan H
  • United States
  • Political Science
  • History
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Minnesota
Label
Crossing the barriers : the autobiography of Allan H. Spear, Allan H. Spear ; foreword by Barney Frank ; afterword by John Milton, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A difficult child, 1937-1954 -- Bright college years, 1954-1958 -- Discovering the African American past--and present, 1958-1964 -- Becoming a Minnesotan, 1964-1967 -- Love, war, and politics, 1967-1969 -- Campus and community, 1969-1972 -- The turning point: coming out and getting in, 1972 -- Entering the Senate and leaving the closet, 1973-1974 -- The first struggle for gay rights, 1975-1978 -- Settling into a legislative career, 1978-1982 -- A new district, a new partnership, and new responsibilities, 1982-1988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 455 pages, [12] pages of plates)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780816675364
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttbmfb2
System control number
  • (OCoLC)688292114
  • (OCoLC)ocn688292114
Label
Crossing the barriers : the autobiography of Allan H. Spear, Allan H. Spear ; foreword by Barney Frank ; afterword by John Milton, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A difficult child, 1937-1954 -- Bright college years, 1954-1958 -- Discovering the African American past--and present, 1958-1964 -- Becoming a Minnesotan, 1964-1967 -- Love, war, and politics, 1967-1969 -- Campus and community, 1969-1972 -- The turning point: coming out and getting in, 1972 -- Entering the Senate and leaving the closet, 1973-1974 -- The first struggle for gay rights, 1975-1978 -- Settling into a legislative career, 1978-1982 -- A new district, a new partnership, and new responsibilities, 1982-1988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 455 pages, [12] pages of plates)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780816675364
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/cttbmfb2
System control number
  • (OCoLC)688292114
  • (OCoLC)ocn688292114

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