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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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Gautier, Freddie Mae Hurd (1930–2001)People
Gayton, Gary D. (1933- )People
Gayton, John T. (1866-1954)People
George, Sugar T. (1827-1900)People
Gibbs, Mifflin Wistar (1823-1915)People
Gideon, Russell S. (1904-1985)People
Gleaton, Tony (1948-2015)People
Glover, Danny (1946- )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
Graves, Letitia ( ?--?)People
Green, Alexander “Al” (1947 - )People
Griffin, Adolphus D. (1868-1916)People
Griffin, Noah Webster (1896-1974)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, 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, 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
Henderson, Wayne (1939-2014)People
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, Emory Hestus (1924-1995)People
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, Drusilla Dunjee (1876-1941)People
Houston, Joshua (1822-1902)People
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