Hey, Charleston!

Hey, Charleston!

The True Story of the Jenkins Orphanage Band

eBook - 2013
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What happened when a former slave took beat-up old instruments and gave them to orphans? A great American art form was born. Hey, Charleston! brings this fascinating moment of African American history to life.
Publisher: [United States] :, Lerner Publishing Group :, 2013.
ISBN: 9780761388432
0761388435
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
data file, rda
Additional Contributors: Bootman, Colin - Illustrator
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)

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How could the Rev. Jenkins support the hundreds of children in his orphanage? He collected old band instruments and taught the children to play, creating a band that performed as far away from South Caroline as London and Paris—and gave birth to the Charleston dance. Full color illustrations.

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