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African Americans in the Central Valley

Repository: Fresno Historical Society

Collection Description (Extant): The African American experience in the Central Valley is explored through stories of longtime residents and community elders. Subjects include: African American migration to the Central Valley, social, political and cultural organizations in the community, the importance of religion in personal and community life, changes in neighborhoods and districts, discrimination, and personal remembrances of African American farming families, laborers, professional and business people.

Collection URL: http://valleyhistory.org/index.php?c=105 External Link

Date(s): 2004-2005

Language: English

Interviewees: Jimmy D. Adams, Nadir Ali, Paula St. James Davis, Sudie Douglas, Goldie Jones, Jack Kelly, Edward Mosley, Edna Reid, Charley Scott

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American businesspeople
African American clergy--California
African Americans--California
African Americans--Migrations
Discrimination in housing
Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955
Race discrimination--California

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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