Around Surry County

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From slavery in the 1800s to freedom in the 1950s, Black America Series: Around Surry County traces the footsteps of African Americans through their transition from house servants and field hands to land owners, farmers, andsuccessful small business proprietors. This detailed pictorial history celebrates and honors the strong faith, courage, and determination of the Surry County area's black community.
ISBN: 9780738518060
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: North Carolina
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Retired educator Evelyn Scales Thompson, Ph.D., and others formed the African-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Surry County in 2000. This history of the Surry region will lead to a greater understanding and appreciation for the lives and contributions of African Americans.
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