Clearwater, Florida

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African American history in Clearwater dates back to the early 1500s when the first blacks arrived as part of Panfilo de Narvaez's exploration party. Since that time, the community has grown and made indelible marks on this city as well as Florida state history. Rare images coupled with informative text highlight the people, places, events, and accomplishments at the very heart of this community for residents, visitors, and future generations to enjoy.
ISBN: 9780738514734
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Florida
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Authors and co-founders of the Pinellas County African-American Museum, Sandra W. Rooks and Randolph Lightfoot underscore their commitment to preserving their community's past with Black America Series: Clearwater. Rooks is a retired English teacher and Lightfoot is a curriculum specialist for African-American Education with Pinellas County Schools.
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