A new exhibit at the Sanibel Public Library celebrates the contributions of African American’s to the barrier island’s development. In an era before mosquito control and air conditioning – year round residents were limited to a hardy few. These included several black farming families who put down roots that remain to this day. WGCU’s Valerie Alker prepared this report.
Click on the image to the left to see more pictures from the exhibition.
Friday, 15 February 2008 00:00
African American History Exhibit on SanibelWritten by Valerie Alker