WEDU Documentaries

Central Avenue Remembered

Special | 28m 19s  | Video has closed captioning.

This WEDU PBS original documentary explores the history of Tampa's Central Avenue as a destination for black businesses. During its hey-day between 1930-1960, many important figures appeared on Central Avenue; Hank Ballard (co-creator of “The Twist”), Butterfly McQueen (“Gone With the Wind”) and Ray Charles to name a few.

Aired: 02/22/07

Rating: NR

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WEDU Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WEDU.