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Jacksonville : the consolidation story, from civil rights to the Jaguars

Author: James B Crooks
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2004.
Series: Florida history and culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"James B. Crooks introduces readers to preconsolidation Jacksonville and then focuses on three major issues that confronted the expanded city: racial relations, environmental pollution, and the revitalization of downtown. He shows the successes and setbacks of four mayors - Hans G. Tanzler, Jake Godbold, Tommy Hazouri, and Ed Austin - in responding to these issues." "During the administration of Major Hazouri from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James B Crooks
ISBN: 081302708X 9780813027081
OCLC Number: 53435227
Description: xx, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jacksonville before Consolidation --
Consolidation --
A Bold New City --
Race Matters --
Economic Obstacles and Community Initiatives --
The Godbold Years --
The Hazouri Years --
The Austin Years --
Consolidated Jacksonville.
Series Title: Florida history and culture series.
Responsibility: James B. Crooks ; foreword by Raymond Arsenault and Gary R. Mormino.
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