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Online Encyclopedia: African American History in the West, Organizations

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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10th Cavalry Regiment (1866--1944)Organizations
24th Infantry Regiment (1866-1951)Organizations
25th Infantry Bicycle Corps (1896-97)Organizations
25th Infantry Regiment (1866-1947)Organizations
93rd Infantry Division (1942-1946)Organizations
95th Engineer RegimentOrganizations
9th Cavalry Regiment (1866-1944)Organizations
Black American West MuseumOrganizations
Black and Tan Club, The (1922-1966)Organizations
Black Arts/WestOrganizations
Black Soldiers and Fort Huachuca, Arizona During World War IIOrganizations
Buffalo SoldiersOrganizations
Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Davis, Texas (1867–1885)Organizations
Buffalo Soldiers at Vancouver Barracks, Washington (1899-1900)Organizations
Central Area Civil Rights CommitteeOrganizations
Central Area Committee for Peace and ImprovementOrganizations
Central Area Motivation Program (1964- )Organizations
Central Area School Council (1969-1975)Organizations
Central Contractors AssociationOrganizations
Christian Friends for Racial EqualityOrganizations
Colored Marine Employment Benevolent Association (1921-1934)Organizations
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) Seattle Chapter (1961-1970)Organizations
Creek Seminole College (1906-1925?)Organizations
Democratic Progressive Voters League (1936- )Organizations
Drive for Equal Employment in Downtown Seattle (DEEDS)Organizations
East Bay Democratic ClubOrganizations
Fannie Jackson Coppin ClubOrganizations
First Indian Home Guard RegimentOrganizations
First Kansas Colored Infantry (1862-1865)Organizations
Frances Ellen Harper Branch of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (1891-1895)Organizations
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance CompanyOrganizations
Jackson Street Community Council (1946-1967)Organizations
Kansas Emancipation League (1862)Organizations
Kansas Freedman's Relief Association (1879-1881)Organizations
Kansas Industrial and Educational Institute (1895-1919)Organizations
Langston City HeraldOrganizations
Lincoln Hills Country Club (1922-1966)Organizations
Los Angeles Forum (1903-1942)Organizations
Montana Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs (1921-1972)Organizations
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Vancouver BranchOrganizations
Negro Repertory Company (Seattle) 1936-1939Organizations
Negro Victory Committee (1941-1945)Organizations
Northwest Black Pioneers (1987- )Organizations
Northwest Enterprise (1920-1954?)Organizations
Oklahoma City Blue Devils (1923-1933)Organizations
Seattle Civic Unity CommitteeOrganizations
Seattle Royal Giants (1928-1945)Organizations
Seattle Steelheads (1946)Organizations
St. Martin De Porres Club (1947- ) Organizations
Texas Seminole ScoutsOrganizations
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