Harrisburg's Historic African American Community: An Interview With Calobe Jackson Jr.
- Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies
- Penn State University Press
- Volume 87, Number 1, Winter 2020
- pp. 212-224
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This excerpted oral history with Calobe Jackson Jr., prominent citizen and local historian, discusses Harrisburg's African American community in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, relationships between the city's black and white population, the City Beautiful movement, and the Commonwealth Monument Project.