Lay down body: living history in African American cemeteries

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Visible Ink Press, 1996 - History - 339 pages
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Recounting the struggles of African-American people to maintain some vestige of their African-American heritage through funeral rites and ownership of their burial grounds, these compelling stories provide background information on cemeteries in the U.S. and Canada--how and when they were founded, who is buried there and the ongoing battle to maintain possession of them. 100 photos.

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Contents

THE SEA ISLANDS AND SOUTHEAST
41
Savannah Georgia
110
BURIAL SITES COAST TO COAST
121
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