Going Home to Nicodemus: The Story of an African American Frontier Town and the Pioneers Who...

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Spotlighting an overlooked chapter in American history, Going Home to Nicodemus tells the true story of an all-Black town founded in Kansas more than a century ago by former slaves. In the aftermath of the Civil War, many freed slaves found themselves without homes or a way to make a living. Their struggles to found a town in the barren plains of the American West is a gripping narrative of determination, perseverance-and success. For today, Nicodemus, Kansas, is the oldest all-Black town west of the Mississippi, and each ...

Going Home to Nicodemus: The Story of an African American Frontier Town and the Pioneers Who... 1995, Julian Messner

ISBN-13: 9780671887230

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Going Home to Nicodemus: The Story of an African American Frontier Town and the Pioneers Who... 1995, Julian Messner

ISBN-13: 9780671887223

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