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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
Herndon, Wanda J. (1952- )People
Hilliard, William A. (1927 - )People
Himes, Chester (1909-1984)People
Holden, Oscar (1887-1969)People
Hollingsworth, Dorothy (1920- )People
Holmes v. Ford (1853)Events
Holmes, Emory Hestus (1924-1995)People
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Corpus Christi, Texas (1914- )Institutions
Hooper, Sr., Cliff (1917-2001)People
Hopkins, Sam “Lightnin’” (1912-1982)People
Horace Tapscott (1934-1999)People
Horse, John (1812?-1882)People
Horsford, Steven A. (1973- )People
Houston Mutiny of 1917Events
Houston, Drusilla Dunjee (1876-1941)People
Houston, Joshua (1822-1902)People
Houston, Norman Oliver (1893-1981)People
Howard, Rebecca Groundage (1827-1881)People
Howell, Abner Leonard (1877-1966)People
Howell, Lembhard Goldstone (1936- )People
Hubbard Jr., Walter (1924-2007)People
Hudson, H. Claude (1886-1989)People
Hundley, Walter R. (1929-2002)People
Hunters Point (San Francisco)Places
Huston-Tillotson University (1881- )Institutions
Hutchins, Hutchen R. (1903-1990)People
Ice Cube/Jackson, O’Shea (1969- )People
Ice-T/Marrow, Tracy Lauren (1958- )People
Ikard, Bose (1847-1929)People
Isaacs, Cheryl Boone (1949---)People
Jackson Street Community Council (1946-1967)Organizations
Jackson, Fay (1902-1988)People
Jackson, George (1941-1971)People
Jackson, James Lloyd (1920-2008)People
Jackson, Joe Winston (1933- )People
Jackson, John Hiram (1912-1997)People
Jackson, Joseph SylvesterPeople
Jackson, Lydia Flood (1862-1963)People
Jackson, Maynard, Sr. (1898-1953)People
Jackson, Oliver Toussaint (1862–1948)People
Jackson, Rev. Mance (1931-2007)People
Jackson-Lee, Sheila (1950 - )People
Jacobs, Alma S. (1916-1997)People
James & Lydia SimsPeople
James v. Marinship (1944)Misc
James, Jane Elizabeth Manning (1813-1908)People
James, Joseph (? -- ?)People
Jarvis Christian College (1912- )Institutions
Jefferson, Silas (1835-1913)People
Jeffries, Herbert “Herb” (1913-2014)People
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