Syracuse African Americans

Syracuse African Americans

by Barbara Sheklin Davis
     
 

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Syracuse African Americans abounds with hard work, forbearance, determination, strength, and spirit. It depicts through photographs the heritage of this upstate New York African American community. The story spans several centuries, beginning when escaped slaves made salt here and sold it to the Native Americans. Once a hotbed of abolitionism, Syracuse was the site of…  See more details below

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Syracuse African Americans abounds with hard work, forbearance, determination, strength, and spirit. It depicts through photographs the heritage of this upstate New York African American community. The story spans several centuries, beginning when escaped slaves made salt here and sold it to the Native Americans. Once a hotbed of abolitionism, Syracuse was the site of a protest against the Fugitive Slave Law. Later, as the city became a manufacturing center, its black population increased.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439632598
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
01/18/2006
Series:
Black America Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
60 MB
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Meet the Author

Barbara Sheklin Davis, whose photographic exhibits have chronicled the Syracuse African American and Jewish communities, is a professor emerita at Onondaga Community College and the principal of Syracuse Hebrew Day School and Epstein High School of Jewish Studies.

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