TITLE

Ohioan who built his own golf course after being barred from white clubs enjoys its success 50

PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
Jet;8/05/96, Vol. 90 Issue 12, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on William Powell's creation of the Clearview Golf Club in East Canton, Ohio in the 1940s, after whites refused to let him play on their facilities. Popularity of the resort; Highlights of the club's 50th anniversary celebration; Prominent blacks who have played at the club; Racial intimidation and economic hardship endured by Powell's family to maintain the golf course.
ACCESSION #
9609033640

 

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