Press:Arcadia Publishing Arcadia Publishing (August 11, 2001)
Author Name:Ronald J. Stephens
Once considered the most famous African-American resort community in the country, Idlewild was referred to as the Black Eden of Michigan in the 1920s and '30s, and as the Summer Apollo of Michigan in the 1950s and '60s.
Showcasing classy revues and interactive performances of some of the leading black entertainers of the period, Idlewild was an oasis in the shadows of legal segregation.
Idlewild: Black Eden of Michigan focuses on this illustrative history, as well as the decline and the community's contemporary renaissance, in over 200 rare photographs.
The lively legacy of Lela G.
and Herman O.
Wilson, and Paradise Path is included, featuring images of the Paradise Club and Wilson's Grocery.
Idlewild continued its role as a distinctive American resort throughout the 1950s, with photographs ranging from Phil Giles' Flamingo Club and Arthur Braggs's Idlewild Revue.
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