African-American Families Throughout Florida’s History
Many of the following resources are available from the State Library of Florida; other resources are available from external sites if you have a State Library card. Links within the bibliographies take you to information in our State Library catalog or to more information on external sites.
- Bullard, Lacy. “His Name: George Proctor; His Job: Building Houses.” Tallahassee Democrat, December 12, 1965.
- “Cannonball, All That Jazz Before SRO Crowd at A&M.” Tallahassee Democrat, February 3, 1969.
- Due, Tananarive Priscilla. Freedom in the Family: A Mother-Daughter Memoir of the Fight for Civil Rights. Tampa, FL: University of Tampa Press, 1997.
- Goodridge, LaVerne Gordon. The Gordons of Tallahassee. Raleigh, NC: Sarah Gordon Weathersby, 2008.
- Jones, Maxine D. ‘"Without Compromise or Fear": Florida's African American Female Activists.’ The Florida Historical Quarterly4 (1999): 475-502.
- “The Last of the Proctors.” Tallahassee Democrat, January 23, 1966.
- Neyland, Leedell W. Twelve Black Floridians. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Foundation, 1970.
- Reid, D. A., and Bennett, E. P., Editors. Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule: African American Landowning Families Since Reconstruction.Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing, 2008.
- John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History & Culture. Blended Lives: an American Family’s Journey From Bondage to Triumph. Tallahassee, FL: John G. Riley Center/Museum of African American History & Culture, 2003.
- Strong, Audra. “He’s Playing a Slightly Different Tune, Yet the Legacy Lives In Young Adderley.” Tallahassee Democrat, April 7, 1987.
- Valk, Anne M. Living With Jim Crow: African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South. New York, NY: Palgrave McMillan, 2010.
- Warner, Lee H. Free Men in an Age of Servitude: Three Generations of a Black Family. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 1992.