Daniel Cady is Assistant Professor of History at California State University, Fresno and the director of the Central Valley Institute for Regional and Historical Studies. He co-authored the introduction to W. E. B. Du Bois, ed. The Negro Church: Report of a Social Study Made under the Direction of Atlanta University; Together with the Proceedings of the Eighth Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, Held at Atlanta University, May 26th, 1903 (Reprint of the 1903 edition, Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2003), and is currently writing on Black-White relations in early twentieth-century Los Angeles.
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)