By Lizzie PRB Jenkins

Alachua County�s African American ancestry contributed considerably to the area�s historical past. Onceenslaved pioneers Richard and Juliann Sams settled in Archer as early as 1839. They have been former slaves of James M. Parchman, who journeyed in the course of the barren region from Parchman, Mississippi. They and others formed the county�s heritage via innovations, schooling, and paintings ethics according to spirituality. This publication exhibits humans operating jointly, from the early1800s rural farm existence, while racial violence was once regimen, until eventually African americans broke the chains of injustice and began organizing and controlling civic affairs.

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