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Product Catalog : Great Lives in Colorado History
Fannie Mae Duncan: Entrepreneur

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Code: 978-0-86541-159-3
Price: $8.95
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By Angela Dire

[About the Great Lives biography series.]

Fannie Mae Duncan came to Colorado Springs from Oklahoma as a teenager in 1933. Everyone in her family worked to create a new life in Colorado, but Fannie Mae’s gift for business was soon evident. Her most successful business was a nightclub that catered to all races, prominently displaying its policy of “Everybody Welcome.” The club was very popular and played a role in de-segregating Colorado Springs. Her story is an ‘up by the boot straps’ tale of entrepreneurism.

Ages 8 to 10
Bilingual in English and Spanish
69 pages (English 33/Spanish 36)
Paperback
Trim: 5" by 8"
Publication date: 2013


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