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Blacks in the Adirondacks
A History

Sally E. Svenson
With an Afterword by Alice Paden Green

Hardcover $65.00s    |    978-0-8156-3555-0    |    2017

Paper $34.95    |    978-0-8156-1093-9    |    2017

ebook 978-0-8156-5421-6

Traces the extensive but little-known history of blacks in the Adirondacks.

"A comprehensive collection of information about blacks in the region over a century-long period. . . . An excellent resource and starting point for researchers interested in this topic."—Myra Armstead, author of "Lord, Please Don’t Take Me in August": African Americans in Newport and Saratoga Springs, 1870–1930

"Svenson’s work is filled with thought-provoking and evocative stories of African Americans in the Adirondacks. The book’s restoration of their memory is a significant feat. Fascinating and richly researched."—Graham Hodges, author of David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City

  Blacks in the Adirondacks

  Sally E. Svenson is an independent scholar. She is the author of Adirondack Churches: A History of Design and Building.

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View other series books on African-American Studies and the Adirondacks.

6 x 9, 376 pages, 30 black–and–white illustrations, 1 map, notes, bibliography, index

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