Download e-book for iPad: African Americans of Monterey County (Images of America) by Jan Batiste Adkins

By Jan Batiste Adkins

ISBN-10: 1467132608

ISBN-13: 9781467132602

ISBN-10: 1531677150

ISBN-13: 9781531677152

humans of African history 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 considering the fact that Nino, black women and men migrated to the Monterey Bay sector looking for a brand new existence. within the twentieth century, a few African american citizens demonstrated companies, acquired houses, and inspired family and neighbors to settle in Monterey County. Others pursued army careers. Out of those groups got here church buildings, faculties, provider corporations, and social teams. For the following century, the heritage of Monterey County’s African American groups have reflected the nation’s sluggish development towards integration with triumphs and setbacks which have been captured in photos of employment possibilities, church buildings, enterprise successes, and political struggles.

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