The Uzuri Project

John Lee Webb: The Man & His Legacy

John Lee Webb: The Man & His Legacy

The book, John Lee Webb, The Man And His Legacy covers Webbs' growth and development from Tuskegee Institute, his life as a family man, his rise in the Woodmen of Union Fraternal Order, the men he met that helped him to put Hot Springs, Arkansas on the map as a Negro tourist destination. The book opens the door to what Hot Springs was like during segregation that would cause him to choose the City of the Vapors for the Headquarters of the Woodmen of the Union Fraternal order.

Recipient, 2013 Ned Shank Award for Outstanding Preservation Publication,
The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas.

Learn more ...

Product Code


S & H

The Winds of Change: John Lee Webb

The Winds of Change: John Lee Webb

Forward by Dr. Ozell Sutton, Retired Southeast Regional Director, CRS, U.S. Department of Justice; Author and Speaker … This book is a brief description of one of America's lost heroes, John L. Webb, whose name and contributions to the history of our nation have been lost. A man whose prolific, prophetic and philanthropic abilities lead to the solid establishment of The Woodmen of the Union Fraternal Order, headquartered in Hot Springs, Arkansas, becoming the Founder and First President of the National Baptist Laymen's Movement, an auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention, USA, still celebrated today and Hot Springs becoming a tourist destination for African Americans during a time of segregation.

Product Code


© The Uzuri Project, Hot Springs, AR
All rights reserved