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Norfolk, Virginia: Black America

Norfolk, Virginia: Black America

Arcadia Publishing

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For over 400 years, the African-American community of Norfolk has fought through slavery, poverty, and inequality to become an integral and vibrant part of the success of the Tidewater region. From the first indentured servants in 1619 to today, their hard work, resilience, and faith have shaped the identity and future of this amazing city.

Product Details

  • Product Type: Book, Trade Paperback
  • 128 pages, with 202 illustrations
  • Publication Date:
  • Shipping Dimensions: 9.3 × 6.5 × 0.3 inches
    (23.6 × 16.5 × 0.8 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 lb (11.4 oz; 322 g)
  • SKU010009465 | ISBN: 9780738505640

About Ruth A. Rose

Professor Ruth A. Rose is the author of a previous title on Norfolk's history and is a member of the Norfolk Historical Society and the Virginia Historical Society.

About Arcadia Publishing

For over 20 years Arcadia Publishing has reconnected people to their community, their neighbors, and their past by offering a curbside view of hometown history and often forgotten aspects of American life. Composed in a unique pictorial format with over two hundred vintage images and accompanying captions, Arcadia books animate the cherished memories, people, places, and events that define a community. From the iconic Images of America series and Images of Aviation series to Postcard Histories and so many more, these richly illustrated histories bring to life small town America.

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