Alachua County, Florida (Black America Series) by Lizzie PRB Jenkins

By Lizzie PRB Jenkins

Alachua County�s African American ancestry contributed considerably to the area�s historical past. Onceenslaved pioneers Richard and Juliann Sams settled in Archer as early as 1839. They have been former slaves of James M. Parchman, who journeyed during the desolate tract from Parchman, Mississippi. They and others formed the county�s heritage via innovations, schooling, and paintings ethics in line with spirituality. This booklet indicates humans operating jointly, from the early1800s rural farm existence, whilst racial violence was once regimen, till African american citizens broke the chains of injustice and began organizing and controlling civic affairs.

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