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Black owned businesses in the Knoxville area from 1896-1936

Alumnus from UTK’s Geography Department Devyn Kelly recently completed a time lapse story map depicting the differing rates and dispersal of Black owned businesses in the Bristol, VA area from 1896-1936. This work was done for the Black in Appalachia Project to depict the historic and vibrant community of Black business in Bristol.

Her work is viewable here:

This map from the Black in Appalachia website, viewable here: