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African American beaches

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Sherry A. Suttles collection of Atlantic Beach, South Carolina

Identifier: AMN 1080
Abstract Sherry A. Suttles (1948-), an African-American, was a former government administrator, entrepreneur, and historian who established the Atlantic Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Atlantic Beach Historical Society (ABHS, 2001) in Horry County, South Carolina. Established in the 1930s, Atlantic Beach became a vacation mecca for African-Americans during segregation. The Atlantic Beach Company, comprised of physicians from North Carolina and South Carolina, expanded development from 1943 until...
Dates: 1929-2009; Majority of material found within 2001-2007