March 4, 2017

African Americans of Davidson County (Images of America) by Tonya A. Lanier

By Tonya A. Lanier

African american citizens have been found in Davidson County lengthy earlier than it was once formally shaped from Rowan County in 1822. the precise time or position of cost is still in query. They served not just within the stereotypical roles of farm employees and condo slaves but additionally as expert investors, blacksmiths, furnishings makers, and artisans. From Petersville, Southmont, Thomasville, halfway, Lexington, Belltown, Reeds, Churchland, and tiny parts in among, nice women and men stumbled on a feeling of balance. They made a lifestyles out of the scraps that have been left in the back of. This selection of old pictures is a textured examine African americans in Davidson County. photos of neighborhood notables like A. B. Bingham, Charles England, Rev. A. T. Evans, and Etta Michael White and iconic constructions like St. Stephen United Methodist Church, Dunbar highschool, and the Hut, those images weave jointly tales that define the African American journey.

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