Making the American Dream Work: A Cultural History of African Americans in Hopewell, Virginia

Making the American Dream Work: A Cultural History of African Americans in Hopewell, Virginia
Publisher : Morgan James Pub
Description
What can a small industrial city in Virginia named Hopewell tell us about its experiment in possibilities? Located at the intersection of the Appomattox and James Rivers, this wondrous place was poised to yield "the greatest hope ever." From America's founding years to the twenty-first century Hopewell's historic sights and the stories that citizens tell about their lives provide glimpses into an ever changing landscape that embodies all the American dream has come to symbolize.