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Detroits Paradise Valley Borden, Ernest H. 1 of 1
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Learn more about Detroit's Paradise Valley:

Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0738531553
ISBN-13: 9780738531557
Sku: 33896572
Publish Date: 8/8/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.5L x 0.5T
Pages:  128
Age Range:  NA
 
One of the most prominent and dynamic African-American neighborhoods in U.S. history, Paradise Valley served as a social and cultural mecca for Detroit''s black community from the 1920s through the 1950s. Now the site of stadiums and freeways, the area was once home to places like the Gotham Hotel and the Surf Club, and welcomed the likes of Billie Holiday, Joe Louis, and Sammy Davis Jr. This book uses more than 200 previously unpublished photographs to take readers on a rare tour of the entertainers, entrepreneurs, businesses, and events that made the now-lost Paradise Valley legendary.
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One of the most prominent and dynamic African-American neighborhoods in U.S. history, Paradise Valley served as a social and cultural mecca for Detroit's black community from the 1920s through the 1950s. Now the site of stadiums and freeways, the area was once home to places like the Gotham Hotel and the Surf Club, and welcomed the likes of Billie Holiday, Joe Louis, and Sammy Davis Jr. This book uses more than 200 previously unpublished photographs to take readers on a rare tour of the entertainers, entrepreneurs, businesses, and events that made the now-lost Paradise Valley legendary.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0128
Product attributePublisher:   Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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