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Further Information and Resources Used


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African American History Museum and Library at Oakland


Delilah Beasley


We were being erased: The woman who saved California’s Black history East Bay Yesterday


The Negro Trailblazers of California by Delilah Beasley


Delilah Beasley: Oakland’s crusading journalist Oakland Public Library

The Oakland Tribune Journalist Who Highlighted Black Excellence KQED


Ruth Beckford


Black dance in action, Ruth Beckford dance workshop at Mills College Internet Archive

African/Haitian Dance with Ruth Beckford YouTube


“I enjoyed every day” A tribute to Ruth Beckford East Bay Yesterday

Going for happiness: an oral history of Ruth Beckford California Revealed


Ruth Beckford Museum of Performance + Design

From Guns to Butter Black Panther Movement blog

Black Panther Party


Tales of The Town E2: The Black Panther Party & People’s Breakfast Oakland


Survival Pending Revolution: What the Black Panthers Can Teach the US Food Movement Food First

Black Panther Party’s Free Breakfast for Children Program Found SF


Oakland Black Cowboy Association


Cowboy: The Story of Wilbert Freeman McAlister Western American


National Museum of African American History and Culture

Black Cowboys in the 19th Century West (1850-1900) BlackPast.Org

Oakland’s Black Cowboys Parade celebrates African Americans’ role in the West Oakland North

Cowgirls and Cowboys Show Off Their Finest at the Longest-Running Traveling Black Rodeo Vogue Magazine

National Park Service National Park Service

Buffalo Soldiers at the Presidio of San Francisco Presidio of San Francisco


Jay Payton


The Jay Payton Show, July 18, 1976 Internet Archive

The Jay Payton Show, 1976 Internet Archive

Jay Payton: Legendary Bay Area MC YouTube


The Jay Payton Show: Oakland’s Own Soul Train Oakland Public Library

Jay Payton, Bay Area entertainer, dies at 90 SF Gate


TJ Robinson's Gingerbread House


The Holy Trinity: From the Bayou to the Bay Southern Foodways Alliance


The Gingerbread Dream House by Bea Julian, Ebony Jr. Magazine Aug/Sep 1981 Google Books

Oakland: New life for quirky Gingerbread House building Marin Independent Journal

T.J.'s Gingerbread House Mangione Magic


William T. Shorey


California’s only black whaling captain: William Shorey’s journey from sailor to celebrity East Bay Yesterday


Capt. W.T. Shorey - Master of the Sea California Black Business Listings

Whaling Bark Brings Fair Catch UC Riverside Center for Bibliographical Studies and Research

Objects Made From the Whaling Industry ThoughtCo


Morrie Turner


Oral History Interview with Morrie Turner YouTube

Morrie Turner Day at Children’s Fairyland YouTube

Kid Power Cartoon Museum of Uncut Funk


The Gentle Power of “Kid Power” on Records Cartoon Research

Morrie Turner and the Kids Culture

Remembering Groundbreaking 'Wee Pals' Creator Morrie Turner GoComics

Morrie Turner The HistoryMakers

Wee Pals Retrospective at S.F. Library SF Gate

A Passing: Oakland's Morrie Turner, Creator of 'Wee Pals' Comic Strip KQED


West Coast Negro Baseball Association


The Fall of the West Coast Negro Baseball League


West Coast Negro Baseball League Local Wiki

West Coast Negro Baseball Association Collection Oakland Public Library

Short stay: Black baseball briefly had West Coast home Orange County Register

Segregation Britannica Kids

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