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Online Encyclopedia: African American History in the West, People

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
Preddy, Sarann Knight (1920- )People
Pratt , Edwin T. (1930-1969)People
Poole, Cecil F. (1914-1997) People
Pleasant, Mary Ellen (1814-1904)People
Plan of San Diego, 1915People
Pitts, Riley Leroy (1937–1967)People
Pittman, Tarea Hall (1903-1991)People
Pitre, Clayton (1924- ) People
Pico, Pio de Jesus (1801-1894)People
Pickett, Bill (1870-1932)People
Phelps, Donald G. (1929-2003)People
Pettigrew, Eric (1960 - ) People
Pegg, John Grant (1869-1916)People
Peace, Hazel Harvey (1903-2008)People
Pandit, Korla (1921-1998) (aka Redd, John Roland, aka Rolando, Juan)People
Palmer, Ben (c. 1817- 1908)People
Page, Inman Edward (1853-1936)People
Owens, Robert Curry (1860--?)People
Owens, Charles (?-1882)People
Overton, Sarah Massey (1850-1914)People
Otis, Johnny (1921 –2012)People
Oden, Ron (1950- )People
Nobles, John (c. 1880s-c. 1940s)People
Nixon, Lawrence A. (1883-1966)People
Niles, John Wayne (1842 -- ?)People
Nickerson, William (1879-1945)People
Negro Musicians’ Union, Local 493, SeattlePeople
Neal, William “Curly” (1849 –1936)People
Neal, Annie Box (1870–1950)People
Nabrit, Samuel Milton (1905-2003)People
Mozique, Edward "Sancho" (1849-1951)People
Moss, Harold (1929- )People
Morrow, Isaac (1940--)People
Morrison, George (1891-1974)People
Morris, Abe (1956- )People
Moon, Harold Warren (1956- )People
Monroe, George Frazier (c. 1844-1886)People
Mitchell, Charles H. (1940 - )People
Mills, Harold (1953- )People
Miller, Rosalie Reddick (1925-2005)People
Miller, M.D., Earl V. (1923-2005)People
Miller, Loren (1903-1967)People
Merriwether, Ray (1924–2011)People
McSmith, Blanche (1920-2006)People
McNeely, Cecil "Big Jay" (1927- )People
McLaurin, George W. (1887-1968)People
McKinney, Samuel Berry (1926- )People
McKinney, Louise Jones (1930–2012) People
McJunkin, George (1851-1922)People
McIver, Richard (1941-2013)People
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