African Americans of San Francisco by Jan Batiste Adkins

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$21.99

One of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series, African Americans of San Francisco documents the history of the African American community in San Francisco from the 1840s to present day. The book introduces the reader to public figures and leaders who gradually built a society that reflected the slow progress of the nation toward integration through social and political struggles. Among the many individuals recognized for their courage and determination was entrepreneur Mary Ellen Pleasant who broke the color barrier preventing her from riding on a omnibus in 1866. Authored by Jan Batiste Adkins, the book is illustrated with over 200 black & white photos and related documents. Published in 2012, 128 pages.

 

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One of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series, African Americans of San Francisco documents the history of the African American community in San Francisco from the 1840s to present day. The book introduces the reader to public figures and leaders who gradually built a society that reflected the slow progress of the nation toward integration through social and political struggles. Among the many individuals recognized for their courage and determination was entrepreneur Mary Ellen Pleasant who broke the color barrier preventing her from riding on a omnibus in 1866. Authored by Jan Batiste Adkins, the book is illustrated with over 200 black & white photos and related documents. Published in 2012, 128 pages.

 

 

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Weight 15 oz
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 1 in

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