WorldCat Identities

Gibson, Althea 1927-2003

Overview
Works: 102 works in 167 publications in 4 languages and 8,441 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  War films  Western films  Biography  Interviews  Popular music  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author, Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: GV994.G5, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Althea Gibson
The horse soldiers by John Ford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Civil War story concerning a Union cavalry expedition deep into Confederate territory to cut the railroad line that supplies the strong point of Vicksburg during its siege in 1863
Voices of all-time tennis greats by Don Budge( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hear the voices of old-time tennis greats, including Don Budge, Bill Tilden, and Althea Gibson
I always wanted to be somebody by Althea Gibson( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1967 in English and French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'A condensed version was published in the Saturday evening post, under the title of I wanted to be somebody.'"
The record breakers : the live sounds of the greatest moments in sports history( Recording )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I always wanted to be Somebody ... Edited by Ed. Fitzgerald by Althea Gibson( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The horse soldiers ; Red River( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The horse soldiers: Based on an actual Civil War incident, the horse soldiers tells the tale of a troop of Union soldiers who force their way deep into Southern territory to destroy a rebel stronghold at Newton Station
Althea Gibson sings by Althea Gibson( Recording )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Misión de audaces( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En abril de 1863, tres regimientos de caballería comandados por el coronel Marlowe se dirigen hacia territorio confederado con la misión de destruir la línea férrea de Vicksburg
Der letzte Befehl( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Althea( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Althea Gibson emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world of the 1950s. Her roots as a sharecropper2s daughter, her family2s migration to Harlem, her mentoring from Sugar Ray Robinson, David Dinkins and others, her fame that thrust her unwillingly into the glare of the early Civil Rights movement, all bring the story into a much broader realm of African American history, transcending sports
Perpetrator interventions in Australia : key findings and future directions( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Perpetrator interventions in Australia : part one : literature review by Erin Mackay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Perpetrator interventions in Australia : state of knowledge paper( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telenews( Visual )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Family and city officials greet Althea Gibson on her triumphant return from Wimbledon"--Hearst index card. Includes footage of Pan American World Airways Clipper Invincible plane, crowds, reporters, Mrs. Anne Gibson
[Althea Gibson tells about how she got started in tennis] by Althea Gibson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Perpetrator interventions in Australia : part two : perpetrator pathways and mapping by Erin Mackay( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Althea Gibson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Althea Gibson overcame unbelievable odds to achieve international success and acclaim. Her journey from the violent streets of Harlem to the royal courts of Wimbledon reveals her strength of character and her remarkable composure in the face of racial prejudice. A pioneer in both amateur tennis and professional golf, Althea paved the way for the likes of Venus Williams and Tiger Woods
Changes and evolution in sports : a mirror of American society( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The panel is convened as part of the sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Uniuversity of Utah. Panelists discusss the problem of racism in American sports
[Ray Gandolf and Linda Ellerbee narrate a retrospective of the news from the Autumn of 1957] by Ray Gandolf( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ray Gandolf and Linda Ellerbee narrate a retrospective of the news from the Autumn of 1957. Includes reports and eyewitness accounts about the integration of Little Rock Central High School, Althea Gibson wins Wimbledon and becomes the first black woman to cross the color barrier in international tennis, American Bandstand airs nationally and introduces new artists, Ford releases the Edsel to low popularity and subsequent low sales, and the launch of the Soviet satellite Sputnik I and the geopolitical repercussions of the event. Actor Tony Roberts reads from the best selling 1957 novel "The organization man," by William H. Whyte. Actor John Savage reads from "On the road" by Jack Kerouac. Actress Michael Learned reads from "On the beach" by Nevil Shute
Althea Gibson became the first black athlete to win Wimbledon tennis championship by Althea Gibson( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Covers
Nothing but trouble : the story of Althea GibsonAlthea GibsonBorn to win : the authorized biography of Althea GibsonThe match : Althea Gibson and Angela Buxton : how two outsiders--one Black, the other Jewish--forged a friendship and made sports historyWomen of our time : an album of twentieth-century photographsAlthea Gibson : young tennis playerContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityContemporary Black biography, Profiles from the international Black community
Alternative Names
Althea Gibson Ameerika Ühendriikide tennisist

Althea Gibson americká tenistka

Althea Gibson joueuse de tennis américaine

Althea Gibson jucătoare de tenis americană

Althea Gibson tenisistka amerykańska

Althea Gibson tenista estadounidense

Althea Gibson tenista profesional estadounidense

Althea Gibson tennisspeelster uit de Verenigde Staten

Althea Gibson tennista professional estatunidenca

Althea Gibson tennista statunitense

Althea Gibson US-amerikanische Tennisspielerin

Althea Gibson US tennis player

Althea Gibson usona tenisisto

Althea Gibson yhdysvaltalainen tennispelaaja

Althea Gibsonová

Gibson, Althea, 1927-

Алтея Гибсон

Алтея Гібсон

אלתיאה גיבסון טניסאית אמריקאית

الثيا جيبسون

ألثيا جيبسون لاعبة كرة مضرب من الولايات المتحدة

الثیا گیبسون

एल्थिया गिबसन

ಅಲತೆಯೇ ಗಿಬ್ಸನ್

അൽതിയ ഗിബ്സൺ

アリシア・ギブソン

愛爾西亞·吉布森

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