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Black Georgetown remembered : a history of its black community from the founding of "The Town of George" in 1751 to the present day

Author: Kathleen M Lesko; Valerie Melissa Babb; Carroll R Gibbs
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Invites readers to share in the lives, dreams, aspirations, struggles, and triumphs of real people, to join them in their churches, at home, and on the street, and to consider how the unique heritage  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen M Lesko; Valerie Melissa Babb; Carroll R Gibbs
ISBN: 9781626163263 162616326X
OCLC Number: 922572367
Notes: Includes a new introduction and new cover to mark the 25th anniversary of the original publication.
Description: xxvi, 206 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: ContentsForeword to the 25th Anniversary EditionIntroduction to the 25th Anniversary Edition Foreword Introduction The Early Years: 1740-1900 A Washington Community: 1900-1950 The Historic District: 1950-Present AppendicesMap of Georgetown's Black History Landmarks Black Churches in Georgetown Mount Zion Cemetery The Community House Family Histories of Current Georgetown Residents A Century of Teachers from Black Georgetown A Listing of the Black Georgetown Archive in Georgetown University Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Kathleen M. Lesko, general editor & contributing author ; Valerie Babb and Carroll R. Gibbs, contributing authors.

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A handsomely illustrated volume about a segment of Georgetown's population that has often been hidden or ignored in the past. . . . As Black Georgetown Remembered demonstrates, much of Georgetown's Read more...

 
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