The Ville, St. Louis, Missouri (Black America Series)

The Ville, St. Louis, Missouri (Black America Series)

by John A. Wright
     
 


A few miles from downtown St. Louis, The Ville was once locked off from much of the area. In spite of racial obstacles, this small community became nationally known as the cradle of black culture and intellect in St. Louis. Current and former residents will recognize photographs of Sumner High School and Homer G. Phillips Hospital, as well as many famous former… See more details below

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A few miles from downtown St. Louis, The Ville was once locked off from much of the area. In spite of racial obstacles, this small community became nationally known as the cradle of black culture and intellect in St. Louis. Current and former residents will recognize photographs of Sumner High School and Homer G. Phillips Hospital, as well as many famous former residents. Over the years this once thriving community fell into decline, and is now struggling to recapture some of its former glory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738508153
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Black America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
896,956
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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