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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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Matthews, William Dominick (ca. 1833-ca. 1910)People
Maxey, Carl (1924-1997)People
Maxie, Peggy Joan (1936 - )People
McAdoo, Benjamin (1920-1981)People
McCabe, Edward P. (1850-1920)People
McDaniel, Hattie (1895-1952)People
McDonald, William Madison (1866-1950)People
McFarlin, Annjennette Sophie (1935–2013) People
McGann, C. Steven (1951 - )People
McHenry, Gordon Alexander (1921-2001)People
McHenry, Jr., Gordon (1957- )People
McIver, Richard (1941-2013)People
McJunkin, George (1851-1922)People
McKinney, Herman (1938-2014)People
McKinney, Louise Jones (1930–2012) People
McKinney, Samuel Berry (1926- )People
McLaurin, George W. (1887-1968)People
McNeely, Cecil "Big Jay" (1927- )People
McSmith, Blanche (1920-2006)People
Merriwether, Raymond (1924–2011)People
Miller, Loren (1903-1967)People
Miller, M.D., Earl V. (1923-2005)People
Miller, Rosalie Reddick (1925-2005)People
Mills, Harold (1953- )People
Mitchell, Charles H. (1940 - )People
Monroe, George Frazier (c. 1844-1886)People
Moon, Harold Warren (1956- )People
Morris, Abe (1956- )People
Morrison, George (1891-1974)People
Morrow, Isaac (1940--)People
Moss, Harold (1929- )People
Mozique, Edward "Sancho" (1849-1951)People
Nabrit, Samuel Milton (1905-2003)People
Neal, Annie Box (1870–1950)People
Neal, William “Curly” (1849 –1936)People
Negro Musicians’ Union, Local 493, SeattlePeople
Nickerson, William (1879-1945)People
Niles, John Wayne (1842 -- ?)People
Nixon, Lawrence A. (1883-1966)People
Nobles, John (c. 1880s-c. 1940s)People
Norman, Floyd E. (1935– )People
Oden, Ron (1950- )People
Otis, Clarence (1956– )People
Otis, Johnny (1921 –2012)People
Overton, Sarah Massey (1850-1914)People
Owens, Charles (?-1882)People
Owens, Robert Curry (1860--?)People
Page, Inman Edward (1853-1936)People
Palmer, Ben (c. 1817- 1908)People
Pandit, Korla (1921-1998) (aka Redd, John Roland, aka Rolando, Juan)People
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