Steel drivin' man [electronic resource] : John Henry, the untold story of an American legend / Scott Reynolds Nelson
- Nelson, Scott Reynolds
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
- Physical Description:
- 214 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
- Restrictions on Access:
- License restrictions may limit access.
- The search for John Henry -- To the White House -- Wiseman's grocery -- Ward-well -- Man versus mountain -- The Southern Railway Octopus -- Songs people have sung: 1900-1930 -- Communist strongman.
- Henry, John William, 1847?-approximately 1875
- Henry, John (Legendary character)
- Henry, John William, 1847?-approximately 1875—Homes and haunts
- Nelson, Scott Reynolds—Travel—Southern States
- Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company—History
- African Americans—Biography
- Railroad construction workers—United States—Biography
- African Americans—Music
- African American art
- Southern States—History, Local
- 0195300106 (alk. paper)
9780195300109 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -196) and index.
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