East Point, Georgia

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Overview
An industrious, spiritual, and neighborly people, the African-American community of East Point, Georgia has a rich and enduring heritage, explored in this volume of vintage photographs. Notable landmarks such as South Fulton High School, Lige Sims Funeral Home, and Union Baptist Church-all long gone but not forgotten-are seen within these pages. The pioneering leaders who have contributed to the town's growth are highlighted as well, including the civic and social organizations they formed for the betterment of the community.
Details
ISBN: 9780738513836
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Georgia
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Author and historian Herman Skip Mason Jr. has drawn from his personal collection as well as from the scrapbooks of longtime East Point families and the East Point Historical Society Collection to compile this delightful journey back in time. East Point tells, through the unforgettable faces of its residents, the story of a determined group of citizens and their contributions to the place they call home.