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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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Griffith, Jr., Thomas E. ( ?-? )People
Griggs, Sutton Elbert (1872-1933)People
Grose, William (1835-1898)People
Groves, Junius George (1859-1925)People
Guinn, Dr. Edward W. (1925- )People
Hale, Helene H. (1918-2013)People
Hall, Abram Thompson, Jr. (1851-1951)People
Hall, Henry Boyd (1899-1974) People
Hardin, William Jefferson (1831-1889)People
Hardy, Henry Cohen ( ? --- ? )People
Harrell, Bruce (1958 - ) People
Harris, Jr., Dr. Homer E. (1916- 2007 )People
Harris, Kamala Devi (1964–) People
Harris, Moses [aka Black Moses / "Black Squire"] (1800?-1849)People
Harris, Sherry D. (1957- )People
Harvey, Charles (1860-1937)People
Hawkins, Augustus (1907–2007)People
Hayes, Ralph (1922-1999)People
Haynes, Inez Maxine Pitter (1919-2004)People
Haywood, Felix (1855- ?)People
Healy, Michael Augustine (1839–1904)People
Henderson, Wayne (1939-2014)People
Herndon, Wanda J. (1952- )People
Hilliard, William A. (1927 - )People
Himes, Chester (1909-1984)People
Hobson, Mellody (1969– )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
Horatio Viscount “Berky” Nelson, Jr. (1939-2015)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
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