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The President's kitchen cabinet : the story of the African Americans who have fed our first families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

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Award winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names and words of more than 150 black men and women who played remarkable roles in unforgettable events in the nation's history.

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Livonia Public Library 641.5 MIL (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52140300504645
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04/04/2019
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24514. ‡aThe President's kitchen cabinet : ‡bthe story of the African Americans who have fed our first families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas / ‡cAdrian Miller.
264 1. ‡aChapel Hill : ‡bThe University of North Carolina Press, ‡c[2017]
300 . ‡apages cm.
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504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
5050 . ‡aThe key ingredients of presidential foodways -- Feeling at home : the White House steward and the evolution of presidential provisioning -- Bittersweet : African American presidential cooks in Antebellum America -- Semisweet : personal and professional presidential cooks after Emancipation -- Eating on the run : presidential foodways in motion -- Seeing through a glass darkly : African Americans and presidential drinkways -- Above measure : the future of African American presidential chefs.
520 . ‡aAward winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names and words of more than 150 black men and women who played remarkable roles in unforgettable events in the nation's history.
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650 0. ‡aPresidents ‡zUnited States ‡xStaff ‡xHistory.
650 0. ‡aPresidents ‡zUnited States ‡xHistory.
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