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California History (2022) 99 (4): 51–81.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Caroline Collins This article highlights a new public history project, “We Are Not Strangers Here: African American Rural Histories in California,” which examines hidden histories of African Americans who have shaped California’s food and farming culture from early statehood to the present. I...
California History (2022) 99 (2): 2–31.
Published: 01 May 2022
... electoral coalition. Although organized womanhood (largely white and middle class) constituted the heart of her coalition, she garnered significant backing from many reform constituencies, including trade unionists, socialists, progressive reformers, and African American community leaders. Lindsey turned...
California History (2020) 97 (4): 137–143.
Published: 24 December 2020
...Susan D. Anderson My research highlights little-known aspects of African American participation in the mobilization on behalf of women’s suffrage in California, an issue of vital importance to African Americans. The history of suffrage in the United States is marked by varying degrees of denial...
California History (2017) 94 (3): 20–36.
Published: 01 November 2017
...—white skilled labor, military realities and expanding Allied production needs encouraged the hiring of unskilled African American, indigenous, and Chinese American men and women in unprecedented numbers. While the early struggles of workers to find housing and adequate services in Richmond and the East...