A People's History of Overtown by Jacob Katel,Jake Katel

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By Jacob Katel,Jake Katel

while town of Miami was once formally included in 1896, some of the electorate who signed the constitution lived in Overtown. At its top the realm commanded a 40,000 powerful constituency. within the 1940's, 50's, and 60's, Overtown used to be the Mecca for gospel, blues, jazz, R&B, soul, and funk within the Magic urban. those accumulated interviews symbolize the various voices that experience contributed to the world, citizens and viewers, and their reflections on lifestyles there and all through Florida. those voices contain:
Retired Overtown Police Lieutenant Archie McKay
Retired Overtown Police Captain Otis Davis
Sam Moore - Rock and Roll corridor of Famer
Gloria Jolivet – Singer and Musician with Bo Diddley
Jerry Butler from The Impressions
Robert and Donald McKnight (visual artists, brothers)
Steve Alaimo - Singer/Songwriter, television Host, list Exec
Joyce Jenkins – 1950’s WMBM pupil employees
Kelsey “Kit” Collie – 1950's Miami occasions Journalist
Sonny Rabin at the Lord Calvert and Sir John resort
Miami’s R&B Soul Sensations
Latimore - Blues corridor of popularity Singer/Songwriter and Musician
Willie Clarke - Grammy Winner, manufacturer, Engineer, checklist Exec
Edward "Coley" Colebrook - proprietor of Shantel Lounge
Joyce Moore - supervisor
Pastor Vincent Spann - Liberty urban
Henry Stone - Pioneer checklist Distributor & checklist Label Exec
Abdul Muhsin - Radio Host
Enid C. Pinkney - Miami Pioneer, renovation chief, movie manufacturer, Educator
O.G. massive Ben - Towner for all times
Jimmy Smith - live performance Goer
Fats - sector Resident
Irby McKnight on the Bus cease
Willie "Little Beaver" Hale - Million checklist promoting Guitar Legend
Guy in the street
Jimmy at the back of The Bar at Shantel front room
Demp From The Oceanliners - Saxophone participant
Clint from The Bahamas
The second Ave staff
The man throughout from Shoeman
Pops and neighbors
White – third Ave Bus cease
Mitty Collier - Church Pastor, Gospel Recording Artist
Garnet Mimms - Recording Artist, Minister

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