Gwinnett County, Georgia

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The African-American community of Gwinnett County boasts a rich heritage brought to life in scenes captured by early photography. These residents faced challenges and hardships both during and after slavery and entered into the turbulent 20th century poised for social change; theirs is an engaging story told by the proud faces in this volume. Men and women who built homes and businesses, who defended their country in times of war, and who educated their young make up the diverse and determined African-American citizenry of this greater Atlanta community.
ISBN: 9780738514055
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Georgia
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Jennifer E. Cheeks-Collins serves as the assistant director of the Gwinnett History Museum. She brings to Black America: Gwinnett County a deep appreciation for those who came before her to create history, and in this memorable tribute, she makes a commendable effort to preserve it.
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