Clarksdale and Coahoma County (Paperback)

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Clarksdale and Coahoma County By Judith Coleman Flowers, Carnegie Public Library Cover Image
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Settlers came to Clarksdale and Coahoma County with dreams of owning land and building a future. Some bought small plots to build a cabin and carve out a living, while others amassed large acreages of the most fertile soil in the world. They found nearly impenetrable forests and cane breaks and were confronted with unbearable hardships as they attempted to tame the land. With perseverance and the labor of African Americans using oxen, mules, and crude tools, Coahoma County made Clarksdale the "Golden Buckle on the Cotton Belt." From this labor a phenomenon has enveloped the city, and the preservation of the heritage and traditions of Delta blues has made Clarksdale an international destination for those searching for the authentic roots of blues music.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467115827
ISBN-10: 1467115827
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: March 14th, 2016
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)