African-American Life in Sumner County (Images of America by Velma Howell Brinkley,Mary Huddleston Malone

By Velma Howell Brinkley,Mary Huddleston Malone

Early African americans in Sumner County, either slaves and unfastened, left a legacy not just of lovely brick structures and durable stone fences, but in addition a social heritage as wealthy and sundry because the many tribes they represented. This intriguing ebook is a useful source for someone attracted to the immeasurable contributions, indisputable companies, and the devotion of black americans to the evolution of Sumner County�s groups. a few of the sienna-hued photos and Civil War�era tintypes offered the following have been taken while parents wore their Sunday top and didn�t smile for the digicam. those photos, many by no means prior to released, seize every little thing from a �creek baptism� and bonnet worn by means of a neighborhood slave, to perspectives of households and schoolchildren. the quantity covers many of the early settlements in Sumner County the place African american citizens principally resided, from
Rockland and Avondale to Scattersville, Parker�s Chapel, and Gallatin.

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