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Black Atlanta in the Roaring Twenties
by Herman "Skip" Mason Jr




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Long before it came to prominence as the model city of the New South, Atlanta was a hotbed of entertainment, business, and civic life for African Americans.


At the same time that Harlem was undergoing its acclaimed renaissance, Atlanta could boast of excellent colleges, a thriving social environment, and an entertainment scene that could rival those of much larger cities, eventually earning the title "the new Motown. " From Auburn Avenue, the hub of the city's African American activity, a spirit of vibrant change and excitement radiated out to reach people across America, and draw them into the Hollywood of the South.

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Overview

Long before it came to prominence as the model city of the New South, Atlanta was a hotbed of entertainment, business, and civic life for African Americans.


At the same time that Harlem was undergoing its acclaimed renaissance, Atlanta could boast of excellent colleges, a thriving social environment, and an entertainment scene that could rival those of much larger cities, eventually earning the title "the new Motown. " From Auburn Avenue, the hub of the city's African American activity, a spirit of vibrant change and excitement radiated out to reach people across America, and draw them into the Hollywood of the South.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780738567105
  • ISBN-10: 0738567108
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: November 1997
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 6.4 x 9.1 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.61 pounds

Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)

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