TITLE

"A Brand New Shining City": Floyd B. McKissick Sr. and the Struggle to Build Soul City, North Carolina

AUTHOR(S)
Minchin, Timothy J.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Apr2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the history of Soul City in North Carolina. Efforts of Floyd B. McKissick to achieve his idealistic goal of building the Soul City that would serve to symbolize the achievement of the disadvantaged people in the U.S.; Variety of problems that confronted the city; Reasons for choosing the Warren County in North Carolina as the location for the city; Failure of the city to attract industries to ensure growth; Role of the city in the history of the U.S.
ACCESSION #
17863359

 

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