St. Petersburg's Historic African American Neighborhoods : Community, Culture, and Connection

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-15
  • Publisher: History Pr

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Pepper Town, Methodist Town, the Gas Plant district and the 22nd Street South community-these once segregated neighborhoods were built by African Americans in the face of injustice.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 7
Introductionp. 9
The Old Tiesp. 13
Remember the Gladiatorsp. 19
Home in the Neighborhoodsp. 29
The Business of Lifep. 45
Battling Jim Crow's Terroristsp. 59
Helping Build Communityp. 67
The Power of the Wordp. 77
How Much Remains?p. 85
But Where Did All the Mangoes Go?p. 97
Heroes of World War IIp. 101
A Historic Timelinep. 107
A Sampling of Businesses, 1937-1947p. 115
Fun and Namesp. 117
Historic Churchesp. 121
Notesp. 123
About the Authorsp. 127
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