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Gwinnett County, Georgia (Black America Series)
     

Gwinnett County, Georgia (Black America Series)

by Jennifer E. Cheeks-Collins
 

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The African-American community of Gwinnett County boasts a rich heritage brought to life in scenes captured by early photography. These residents faced challenges and hardships both during and after slavery and entered into the turbulent 20th century poised for social change; theirs is an engaging story told by the proud faces in this volume. Men and women who

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The African-American community of Gwinnett County boasts a rich heritage brought to life in scenes captured by early photography. These residents faced challenges and hardships both during and after slavery and entered into the turbulent 20th century poised for social change; theirs is an engaging story told by the proud faces in this volume. Men and women who built homes and businesses, who defended their country in times of war, and who educated their young make up the diverse and determined African-American citizenry of this greater Atlanta community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738514055
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Black America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,370,586
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author


Jennifer E. Cheeks-Collins serves as the assistant director of the Gwinnett History Museum. She brings to Black America: Gwinnett County a deep appreciation for those who came before her to create history, and in this memorable tribute, she makes a commendable effort to preserve it.

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