Morgan County, Georgia

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The small town of Madison in Morgan County, Georgia, was once considered the South's most cultured and aristocratic town. Since the end of slavery, Morgan County's African-American community has worked hard to carve out its own history and culture "on the other side of Madison's tracks."
ISBN: 9780738517476
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Georgia
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
In Morgan County, Georgia, author Lynn Robinson Camp has compiled approximately 200 vintage photographs to tell the story of this African-American community built by farmers, carpenters, preachers, blacksmiths, housewives, and brick masons. She has also documented the Andrews family, including internationally acclaimed artist Benny Andrews, award-winning writer Raymond Andrews, and folk artist George Andrews, “The Dot Man.” The engaging vintage images within these pages are sure to evoke treasured memories for longtime county residents and spark an interest in history and heritage among the younger generations.
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