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African American Bryan, Texas: Celebrating the Past

Price: 9.98 USD

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Author Name: Person, Oswell

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Publisher U.S.A. HISTORY PR INC 2012

ISBN Number 1609496981 / 9781609496982

Seller ID 122681

Bryan was incorporated in 1872, but it would take more than ten years before its African American population was offered schooling. Nothing would come easy for them, but they persevered through hard work, ingenuity and family support. The success of today's generation is a direct result of determined, hardworking pioneers like Dr. Samuel J. Sealey Sr., Bryan's "baby doctor" in the 1930s and '40s, and Dr. William A. Hammond Sr., who opened Bryan's first black hospital and employed many blacks through his business ventures. Learn about the inspiration and guidance provided by the likes of Oliver Wayne Sadberry, an outstanding community leader and principal of Fairview and Washington Elementary. Dr. Oswell Person shares the story of this community's achievements, successes and contributions in the face of incredible odds.

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