By Lizzie PRB Jenkins

ISBN-10: 0738543748

ISBN-13: 9780738543741

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

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