Iowa's Black legacy

Charline J. Barnes

Book - 2000

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2nd Floor 977.700496/Barnes Checked In
Black America Series
Charleston, SC : Arcadia c2000.
Physical Description
125 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Main Author
Charline J. Barnes (-)
Other Authors
Floyd Bumpers (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

African Americans make up only a small minority of Iowa's population, but contrary to widespread belief, there is a very rich historical culture of African Americans throughout the state. This photographic history focuses on that heritage, and especially on ten Iowa cities with the largest African-American populations.Through vivid images into the early history, religion, culture, sports, recreation, education, health, law, business, and industry in ten towns in Iowa, Charline Barnes, Ed.D, and Floyd Bumpers clearly show that the African- American community of Iowa has made many significant contributions to the history of that state.