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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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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
Oden, Ron (1950- )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
Peace, Hazel Harvey (1903-2008)People
Pegg, John Grant (1869-1916)People
Perry, Pettis (1897-1965)People
Pettigrew, Eric (1960 - ) People
Phelps, Donald G. (1929-2003)People
Pickett, Bill (1870-1932)People
Pico, Pio de Jesus (1801-1894)People
Pitre, Clayton (1924- ) People
Pittman, Tarea Hall (1903-1991)People
Pitts, Riley Leroy (1937–1967)People
Plan of San Diego, 1915People
Pleasant, Mary Ellen (1814-1904)People
Poole, Cecil F. (1914-1997) People
Pratt , Edwin T. (1930-1969)People
Preddy, Sarann Knight (1920- )People
Prim, John E. (1898-1961)People
Prioleau, George (1856-1927)People
Pugh, Mary E. (1959- )People
Purce, Thomas L. (1946- )People
Quasim, Lyle (1943- ) People
Ragsdale, Eleanor Dickey (1926-1998)People
Ragsdale, Lincoln J., Sr. (1926-1995)People
Raines, Franklin (1949- )People
Ransom, Riley Andrew, Sr. (1886-1951)People
Rashad, Phylicia (1948- )People
Rawles, George Washington (1845–1922)People
Ray, Charles Aaron (1945- )People
Ray, Emma (1859-1930)People
Rayner, John B. (1850-1918)People
Rector, Sarah (1902–1967)People
Reed, Emmett B. (1878-1961)People
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