New PDF release: African Americans of Monterey County (Images of America)

By Jan Batiste Adkins

ISBN-10: 1467132608

ISBN-13: 9781467132602

ISBN-10: 1531677150

ISBN-13: 9781531677152

humans of African historical past have traveled to Monterey because the 1770s, while African Spaniard Alexo Nino, a ship’s caulker, traveled with Fr. Junipero Serra to Monterey through the San Antonio. for hundreds of years due to the fact Nino, black women and men migrated to the Monterey Bay sector looking for a brand new lifestyles. within the twentieth century, a few African american citizens demonstrated companies, got houses, and inspired relatives and acquaintances to settle in Monterey County. Others pursued army careers. Out of those groups got here church buildings, faculties, provider firms, and social teams. For the following century, the heritage of Monterey County’s African American groups have reflected the nation’s sluggish growth towards integration with triumphs and setbacks which have been captured in pictures of employment possibilities, church buildings, enterprise successes, and political struggles.

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