African American Resources for California

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== <br>Biography  ==
 
== <br>Biography  ==
  
Beasley, Delilah Leontium. ''The Negro Trail Blazers of California '': a compilation of records from the California archives in the Bancroft Library at the University of California in Berkeley; and from the diaries, old papers, and converstationso of old pioneers in the State of California.&nbsp; Los ANgeles :[s.n.], - 317 p. : ill, ports&nbsp; F870.N38 B3 1919b&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FHL book 979.4 F2be
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*Beasley, Delilah Leontium. ''The Negro Trail Blazers of California '': a compilation of records from the California archives in the Bancroft Library at the University of California in Berkeley; and from the diaries, old papers, and converstationso of old pioneers in the State of California.&nbsp; Los ANgeles&nbsp;:[s.n.], - 317 p.&nbsp;: ill, ports&nbsp; F870.N38 B3 1919b&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; FHL book 979.4 F2be  
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*Goode, Kenneth F. ''California's Black Pioneers : A Brief Historical Survey''. Santa Barbara, Calif. : McNally &amp; Loftin, 1974 [c1974].- xiii, 222p.:ill.&nbsp; E185.93 C2G66 1974
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*Lapp, Rudolph M. Blacks in Gold &nbsp;Rush California New Haven:Yale university Press, 1977 - xiv, 321 p., (Yale Western Americana Series ; 29) E185.C2 L36
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*Vivian, Octavia B. ''The Story of the Negro in Los Angeles County''. compiled by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration under the supervision of Hugh Harlan. - [S.l.:s.n.], 1956. - 43 p. F868.L8 V5 1970
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*''Los Angeles Negro Business Directory''. - [FVol.1] 91952/53)- [Vol.2] (1953/54). - Los Angeles, 1953-1954&nbsp; F869.L8 L82
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*''History of Black American in Santa Clara Valley''. [Prepared by the staff of the Garden City Women's Club]. - [Sunnyvale, Calif. : Lockheed Missiles &amp; Space Co., c 1978]. - xxx, 220 p. :ill.&nbsp; F868.S25 G37 1978
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*Parker, Elizabeth L. and James Abajian.&nbsp; ''A Walking tour of the Black Presence in San Francisco during the nineteenth century'' : A Black history week event; - [San Francisco] : San Francisco African AMerican Historical and Cultural Societym 1974. - 23 p. : ill&nbsp; F869.S3 P22
  
 
== <br>Census  ==
 
== <br>Census  ==

Revision as of 18:07, 17 January 2014

United Statesgo toCalifornia go toAfrican Americans

William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. (October 23, 1810 – May 18, 1848), one of the earliest mixed-race U.S. citizens in California

Contents

Introduction


A Research Strategy


Archives and Libraries

Vital Records

Birth Records

Marirage Records

Death Records


Biography

  • Beasley, Delilah Leontium. The Negro Trail Blazers of California : a compilation of records from the California archives in the Bancroft Library at the University of California in Berkeley; and from the diaries, old papers, and converstationso of old pioneers in the State of California.  Los ANgeles :[s.n.], - 317 p. : ill, ports  F870.N38 B3 1919b    FHL book 979.4 F2be
  • Goode, Kenneth F. California's Black Pioneers : A Brief Historical Survey. Santa Barbara, Calif. : McNally & Loftin, 1974 [c1974].- xiii, 222p.:ill.  E185.93 C2G66 1974
  • Lapp, Rudolph M. Blacks in Gold  Rush California New Haven:Yale university Press, 1977 - xiv, 321 p., (Yale Western Americana Series ; 29) E185.C2 L36
  • Vivian, Octavia B. The Story of the Negro in Los Angeles County. compiled by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration under the supervision of Hugh Harlan. - [S.l.:s.n.], 1956. - 43 p. F868.L8 V5 1970
  • Los Angeles Negro Business Directory. - [FVol.1] 91952/53)- [Vol.2] (1953/54). - Los Angeles, 1953-1954  F869.L8 L82
  • History of Black American in Santa Clara Valley. [Prepared by the staff of the Garden City Women's Club]. - [Sunnyvale, Calif. : Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., c 1978]. - xxx, 220 p. :ill.  F868.S25 G37 1978
  • Parker, Elizabeth L. and James Abajian.  A Walking tour of the Black Presence in San Francisco during the nineteenth century : A Black history week event; - [San Francisco] : San Francisco African AMerican Historical and Cultural Societym 1974. - 23 p. : ill  F869.S3 P22


Census


Funeral Homes


Genealogy


History


Newspapers


Military


Probate Records


School Records


Voting Registers


Other Sources


Online Resources


References