North Webster: A Photographic History of a Black Community

North Webster: A Photographic History of a Black Community


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North Webster is a black middle-class suburb west of St. Louis which began at the end of the Civil War. Its residents have suffered the discrimination of a southern, border state, and yet they accomplished great things. The North Webster community emphasized education as the path to achievement from the beginning.

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ISBN-13: 9780253286017
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 09/22/1993
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

ANN MORRIS is Associate Director of the Western Historical Manuscript Collection at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. HENRIETTA AMBROSE grew up in North Webster, served as President of the Webster Groves Historical Society, and is the first black person elected to the Webster Groves City Council. JOHN NAGEL teaches photography at St. Louis Community College at Meramec.

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