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The Herndons : an Atlanta family

Author: Carole Merritt
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
Alonzo Herndon, born a slave and reared a sharecropper, created a business empire based around his barbershop, real estate investments, and the Atlanta Life Insurance Company.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Alonzo Herndon; Alonzo Herndon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Merritt
ISBN: 0820351822 9780820351827
OCLC Number: 981242637
Description: xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Carole Merritt.


Born a slave and reared a sharecropper, Alonzo Herndon (1858-1927) was destined to drudgery in the red clay fields of Georgia. Within forty years of Emancipation, however, he had amassed a fortune  Read more...


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