In this engaging new visual history showcasing Macon's African Americans, vintage photographs illuminate the contributions and achievements of black citizens who have lived and worked in the heart of Georgia for more than one hundred and fifty years. Local landmarks, such as the Douglass Theater and the Harriet Tubman Museum, and unique African-American communities, such as Summerfield and Pleasant Hill, are testament to the indelible mark left on Macon by its enterprising black residents.
About the Author
Author Jeanne Herring is a former teacher at Miller High School in Macon, and now lives and teaches in Columbus, Georgia. An advocate for the preservation of all history, Herring provides insight into Macon's past, and through this work, reminds readers that "we are all standing on the shoulders of a previous generation. It is time to look back and value what they did."
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