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W.C. Handy 

Father of the Blues

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4th Grade Student - Janice


Walnut Park Elementary

Gadsden City Schools


This is a podcast created by a student for her assignment on researching a Famous Black Alabamian during the month of February. She chose to research and report on W.C. Handy. She used her research findings and compiled the important information about Handy into a podcast. Her goal was to educate others about this famous Black Alabamian and his achievements.

Length: 2:34

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

[SS2010] ALA (4) 10: Analyze social and educational changes during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries for their impact on Alabama.


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