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Syracuse, New York African Americans (Black America Series)
     

Syracuse, New York African Americans (Black America Series)

by Barbara Sheklin Davis, Vanessa Johnson
 

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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

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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:
9780738538808
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Black America Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,283,151
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.31(d)

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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