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Betsy Ross and the making of America / Marla R. Miller.

Miller, Marla R. (Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780805082975
  • ISBN: 0805082972
  • Physical Description: 467 p. : ill ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Six hundred miles nearer the sun. -- The light within -- A nursery to the lord -- Pins and needles -- Crafting comfort -- The furnace of affliction. -- Combustible matters -- Domestic rebellions -- Union and disunion -- Mr. and Mrs. Ross -- Meditations in trouble -- True colors. -- Crafting colors -- Signals of independence -- The mariner's bride -- The occupied city -- Privateer to prisoner -- Peace and prosperity. -- Third time's a charm -- Lord and empire -- Brotherly love -- Fever -- The federal edifice -- Endings and beginnings. -- War, redux -- A port in the storm.
Summary, etc.: A richly woven biography of the beloved patriot Betsy Ross, her fabled creation of "the first flag," and an enthralling portrait of everyday life in Revolutionary War-era Philadelphia.

Available copies

  • 16 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Chelmsford Main Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 17 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Chelmsford Main Library Biog/Ross (Text) Biography Available -
Amesbury Public Library B ROSS (Text) Stacks Available -
Billerica Public Library B/ROSS (Text) Biography Available -
Burlington Public Library BIO ROSS B (Text) Non-Fiction Available -
Flint Memorial Library B ROSS, B. (Text) Biography Available -
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library B ROSS, BETSY (Text) Biography Available -
Haverhill Public Library Biog/Ross B (Text) Biography Available -
Langley-Adams Library BIO HISTORY Ross, B. (Text) Biography Available -
Manchester-by-the-Sea Public Library B ROSS2010 (Text) Biography Available -
Merrimac Public Library 92 ROS (Text) Stacks Available -
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Subject: Ross, Betsy, 1752-1836
Revolutionaries > United States > Biography
Flags > United States > History
Philadelphia (Pa.) > History > Revolution, 1775-1783
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