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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
Gayton, John T. (1866-1954)People
Gebre, Tefere (1968–)People
George, Sugar T. (1827-1900)People
Gibbs, Mifflin Wistar (1823-1915)People
Gideon, Russell S. (1904-1985)People
Gipson, Carl (1924– )People
Gleaton, Tony (1948-2015)People
Glover, Danny (1946- )People
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance CompanyOrganizations
Golden West Hotel, Portland (1906–1931)Institutions
Gooding, Cuba, Jr. (1968- )People
Goodlett, Carlton B. (1914-1997)People
Gordly, Avel Louise (1947- )People
Gordon, Taylor Emmanuel (1893-1971)People
Gordon, Walter Arthur (1894-1976)People
Gossett, Larry (1945-- )People
Grant Chapel AME Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico (1883- )Institutions
Grant, Oscar Juliuss III (1986–2009)People
Graves, Letitia A. (1863-1952)People
Gray, Darius Aidan (1945– )People
Green, Alexander “Al” (1947 - )People
Green, Draymond Jamal, Sr. (1990- )People
Grier, William H. (1926-2015)People
Griffin, Adolphus D. (1868-1916)People
Griffin, Noah Webster (1896-1974)People
Griffin, Noah Webster Jr. (1946– )People
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 of Negro Life, Texas Centennial Exposition, 1936People
Hall, Abram Thompson, Jr. (1851-1951)People
Hall, Henry Boyd (1899-1974) People
Hannah, Marc Regis (1956- )People
Hardin, William Jefferson (1831-1889)People
Hardy, Henry Cohen ( ? --- ? )People
Harrell, Bruce (1958 - ) People
Harris, Betty Wright (1940- )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
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