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Knowing who I am : a Black entrepreneur's struggle and success in the American South

Author: Earl M Middleton; Joy W Barnes
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A third generation native of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Earl M. Middleton (1919-2007) prospered in ways few African Americans have in the rural South. As owner of a successful business that cuts across racial lines and as a political leader in the cause of civil rights, Middleton garnered hard-won recognition for his efforts from blacks and whites alike. His life story is at once illustrative of dynamic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Earl M Middleton; Earl M Middleton
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Earl M Middleton; Joy W Barnes
ISBN: 9781570037153 1570037159 9781570037108 1570037108
OCLC Number: 175218434
Notes: Errata sheet inserted.
Description: xii, 183 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Ancestors --
Impressions --
Working for my white unlce --
Orangeburg --
Being my own boss --
Overcoming the system --
Decade of progress --
Business in the next generation --
"Earl's getting his flowers while he's still alive!"
Responsibility: Earl M. Middleton ; with Joy W. Barnes.
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Earl M Middleton (b 1919) has prospered in ways few African Americans have in the rural South. A World War II veteran, and as a owner of a successful business that cuts across racial lines and as a  Read more...

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