Item #353525 Negro Directory of Businesses in the Greater Shreveport Area. Louisiana.

Negro Directory of Businesses in the Greater Shreveport Area.

[Shreveport]: A Coopertative Project of Shreveport Negro Chamber of Cmmerce, Coordinating & Development Council of Northwest Louisiana, Southern University Center for Economic Development, [circa 1972].

Price: $1,850.00

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[1], 70, [1]pp. 8vo. Original wrappers, worn and creased, minor insect damage along the spine.

Item #353525

"This directory represents the first attempt to provide a more comprehensive listing of Negro Businessses in the Shreveport-Bossier area. The committee that guided the assembling of this data and publication of the directory hoped to establish an accurate source of information for the general public as well as to provide valuable assistance to the operators of Negro Businesses in their efforts to increase their service to the general trade of the community." (Preface). The first half of the directory comprises an alphabetical listing with address, phone number and type of business, followed by a listing by type of business which includes the aforementioned information plus the date of business founding. Approximately 300 businesses are identified. Unrecorded in OCLC.