African Americans in San Francisco

African Americans in San Francisco

African Americans in San Francisco: Before, During, and After the 1915 World’s Fair 

On April 30, 2015 the California Historical Society hosted a panel discussion on the experiences, successes, and struggles of African Americans before, during, and in the decades following the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco’s 1915 World’s Fair. Follow broad and important moments in this twenty year history as well as individual stories both unique and indicative of the struggles and successes of African Americans in the early 1900s.

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