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Haywood County, Tennessee

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200 pages34 minutes

Summary

Surviving slavery, Reconstruction, poverty, and the Civil Rights tensions of the twentieth century, Haywood County s black community has done much to shape the identity of this historic West Tennessee county. This volume, containing over 200 black-and-white images, highlights the county s settlement, the early slave culture, the legacy of its many soulful and talented musicians, such as Anna Mae Bullock (better known as Tina Turner), the hard-fought strides in bringing education to African-American citizens, the importance of church in
molding the social and spiritual elements of life, and some of the county s most recognizable faces and names.

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