Augusta, Georgia (Black America Series)

Augusta, Georgia (Black America Series)

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Overview

Filled with remarkable vintage photographs, Black America: Augusta, Georgia captures the essence of the African-American heritage in this historic Southern community. The Garden City has produced a wide variety of intellectual and political pioneers, including a handful of educators who were instrumental in the pivotal Brown versus Board of Education case. Within the pages of this volume, their stories unfold.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738516684
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 07/15/2004
Series: Black America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,178,345
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Local authors Sean Joiner and Gerald J. Smith pay homage to the people-past and present-who have played an instrumental role in the achievements of the African-American community of Augusta. Joiner, a local cultural enthusiast, and Smith, a retired English professor at Paine College, are proud to present this pictorial celebration of history and heritage.

Table of Contents

Foreword4
Acknowledgments6
Introduction7
1.Churches9
2.People15
3.Education39
4.Entertainment47
5.Business55
6.Rural Life77
7.Schools of the Environs93
8.Coming Together101

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