Images of America: African Americans in Tangipahoa and St. Helena Parishes

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Join Author Dr. Antoinette Harrell for a discussion of her new publication - Images of America: African Americans in Tangipahoa and St. Helena Parishes. Leonard Smith III, wrote the foreword for this publication. Dr. Harrell will discuss how she encouraged and mobilized the community to donate photos for this first ever publication in Tangipahoa and St. Helena Parishes. The Images in this series celebrates and documents the priceless images of African American people in the two Louisiana Florida Parishes. Each photograph and each title presents the distinctive stories from the past. Images of African American educators, farmers, pioneers, elected officials, business owners, and others are featured in this rich collection. The rich images tell the story and history of the undocumented history of people who called the Florida Parishes home.

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