Hendersonville Community Posts

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Black-owned Businesses

Henderson County’s Black middle class, through diligent efforts, made an independent living through their own enterprises and stand out for their ...
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Black-owned Businesses 1900-1950

By 1910, 46 Blacks owned at least 30 acres of land with three of these farmers owning 100 acres or ...
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Black-owned Businesses 1950-1970

The period from 1950 through 1965 brought change to Henderson County. The transition from the injustices of segregation to the equal ...
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St. Paul Tabernacle AME Zion Church

St. Paul AME Zion Church was founded in 1880, making it one of the oldest Black churches in Henderson County ...
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Star of Bethel Baptist Church Article

Star of Bethel Church was founded in 1873.  Membership has dwindled since its heyday in the 1950’s.  https://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20190216/historic-black-church-looks-at-future-even-as-membership-shrinks ...
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An Early Electrician

Robert Quinn wired local theaters and churches in the 1930’s.  This interview with his wife was done in 1939 through ...
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Greenbook Guest House

The Landina Guest House was one of many Black-owned businesses that served the Black community in the days of segregation ...
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Ninth Avenue School Year Books

All 16 of the Yearbooks from the Ninth Avenue School are available at: https://lib.digitalnc.org/search?ln=en&rm=&ln=en&sf=year&so=a&rg=10&c=DigitalNC&of=hb&fti=0&fti=0&p=903%3AHendersonCountyPublicLibrary_091019_TKD_01903%3AHendersonCountyPublicLibrary_091019_TKD_01 - Search Results – DigitalNC ...
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Black Bottom’s Residents

Donald R. “Donnie” Parks, Hendersonville’s First African-American Chief of Police. Black Bottom The real estate bounded by Kanuga, Barnwell and ...
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Harris Street Area Map

This area did not have a special name. 603, 604, 605 Harris between 6th Ave. E. To Jonas St. were ...
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