The Herndons: An Atlanta Family

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Born a slave and reared a sharecropper, Alonzo Herndon (1858-1927) later amassed a fortune. Through his barbering, real estate, and life insurance ventures, he became one of the wealthiest African American business figures of his era. This richly illustrated book chronicles his ascent and his remarkable family's achievements in Jim Crow Atlanta.

The Herndons: An Atlanta Family 2017, University of Georgia Press, Athens

ISBN-13: 9780820351827

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Herndons: An Atlanta Family 2002, University of Georgia Press, Athens

ISBN-13: 9780820323091

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