Daniel Cady is Associate Professor of History at California State University, Fresno and the former director of the Central Valley Institute for Regional and Historical Studies. He has published on the work of W.E.B. Dubois, and 1920s Black Los Angles. His current work focuses on the long history of white nationalism and the attempts to promote pseudoscientific race theory in public and private education. He has also published on music’s role in forming cross-cultural coalitions.
Touted by the California Eagle as the “greatest undertaking ever put upon our people in America,” the Pacific Beach Club was to be the largest all-black recreational resort in the United States. Built on the shores of Huntington Beach, California between 1925 and 1926 (30 … Read MorePacific Beach Club (1926)