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African Americans of Appalachia and Blount County [Organization]

P.O. Box 383
Alcoa, Tennessee 37701

Email: sclowney@charter.net

Phone: 865-681-3426

Repository description (extant): Mulitracial research task force seeking to document and chronicle life as African Americans in Appalachia and Blount County . . . .

Active in the following counties: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Union, Washington.

Issues / Expertise:
Culture and Ethnicity
Culture and Ethnicity--African American
Racial Justice and Race Relations

Repository Notes (CRHP): It is profiled on the web site (http://etnpronet.org/home.htm) of the East Tennessee Progressive Network in Knoxville.

Repository type: Local History Organization

Collections:

[African Americans in Appalachia and Blount County oral history project]
[School desegregation in Alcoa, Tennessee oral history project]

 

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