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The Ville: St. Louis (Black America) (Paperback)

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A few miles from downtown St. Louis, The Ville was once locked off from much of the area. In spite of racial obstacles, this small community became nationally known as the cradle of black culture and intellect in St. Louis. Current and former residents will recognize photographs of Sumner High School and Homer G. Phillips Hospital, as well as many famous former residents. Over the years this once thriving community fell into decline, and is now struggling to recapture some of its former glory.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780738508153
ISBN-10: 0738508152
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: July 10th, 2001
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Black America