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African American History in the American West: Online Encyclopedia of Significant People and Places

The following are short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of African American history. These encyclopedia entries serve as a starting point for much more inclusive descriptions and discussions that appear in other sources. For additional information please consult the print or website sources cited in the entry.

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Entry Titlesort iconEntry Type
Johnson, Tone, Jr. (1944-- )People
10th Cavalry Regiment (1866--1944)Organizations
24th Infantry Regiment (1866-1951)Organizations
25th Infantry Bicycle Corp (1896-97)Organizations
25th Infantry Regiment (1866-1947)Organizations
93rd Infantry Division (1942-1946)Organizations
95th Engineer RegimentOrganizations
9th Cavalry Regiment (1866-1944)Organizations
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem (1947- )People
Abel, Elijah (1810-1884)People
Abner, Sr. David, (1826-1902)People
Adams, John H. (1927-- )People
African American Academy (1991-2009)Places
Albina Ministerial Alliance (ca. 1964- )People
Albrier, Frances Mary (1898-1987)People
Alexander, John Hanks (1864-1894)People
Allen, Anthony D. (1774-1835)People
Allen, Debbie (1950- )People
Allen, Richard [Texas] (1830-1909)People
Allensworth, Allen (1842-1914)People
Allensworth, CaliforniaPlaces
Allensworth, Josephine Leavell (1855-1938)People
Anderson, Lauren (1965- )People
Anderson, Lucy Hicks [Tobias Lawson] (1886-1954)People
Anderson, Michael P. (1959-2003)People
Anderson, Peter (c.1822-1879)People
Anderson, Talmadge (1932-2011)People
Antioch Baptist Church, San Jose, California (1893- )Institutions
Archy Lee Case, 1858Misc
Atkins, Hannah Diggs (1923-2010)People
Austin, William McDonald ( ? -- ? )People
Azusa Street Revival (1906-1909)Events
Ball, Alice Augusta (1892-1916)People
Ball, James Presley(1825-1904)People
Bankhead, Lester Oliver (1912-1997)People
Barnett, Powell S. (1883-1971)People
Barr, Roberta Byrd (1919-1993)People
Barrow, Rev. Peter (1840-1906)People
Barton, Katie D. Morgan (1918-2010)People
Bass, Charlotta (1879-1969)People
Bass, Joseph Blackburn (1863-1934)People
Bass, Karen (1953--)People
Battle of Tularosa (14 May 1880)Events
Beaseley, Delilah Leonium (c.1867-1934)People
Beauchamp, Henry (1933-2013)People
Beaumont Race Riot, 1943Events
Beaver, Jefferson A. (1908-1991)People
Beavers, Jr., George (1892-1989)People
Beavers, Louise (1902-1962)People
Beckwourth, James Pierson (c. 1805 - 1866)People
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