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African Americans in Vallejo

Sharon McGriff-Payne

African Americans in Vallejo

by Sharon McGriff-Payne

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Biography,
  • African Americans,
  • Local History,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSharon McGriff-Payne
    SeriesImages of America, Images of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF869.V3 M34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 pages
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974662M
    ISBN 100738595810
    ISBN 109780738595818
    LC Control Number2012935708
    OCLC/WorldCa805055597

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African Americans in Vallejo by Sharon McGriff-Payne Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book tells about the interesting history of African-Americans in Vallejo. John Grider came to CA in bondage inmoved to Vallejo following the Gold Rush and purchased his freedom. He lived in Vallejo for more than 65 years/5(6).

African Americans have been part of the Vallejo mosaic sincethe year of the North Bay city's birth. John Grider, a Tennessee native and former slave who arrived in Vallejo inwas one of the city's earliest residents and a veteran of the California Bear Flag Revolt of Price: $   African Americans have been part of the Vallejo mosaic sincethe year of the North Bay city’s birth.

John Grider, a Tennessee native and former slave who arrived in Vallejo inwas one of the city’s earliest residents and a veteran of the California Bear Flag Revolt of Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC.

African Americans have been part of the Vallejo mosaic sincethe year of the North Bay city's birth. John Grider, a Tennessee native and former slave who arrived in Vallejo inwas one of the city's earliest residents and a veteran of the California Bear Flag Revolt of While many 19th-century black pioneers established homes, businesses, and schools, it was during the Great.

Vallejo’s inclusion in the book is no surprise for author Sharon McGriff-Payne, who has chronicled the history of African-Americans in Vallejo area from on. This book tells about the interesting history of African-Americans in Vallejo. John Grider came to CA in bondage inmoved to Vallejo following the Gold Rush and purchased his freedom.

He lived in Vallejo for more than 65 years/5. VALLEJO — Vallejo’s African-American community existed back to the Civil War, but it was the great migration from the South between the s and World War II that created the community that exists today, according to a new book by Vallejo author Sharon McGriff-Payne.

Sharon McGriff-Payne, author of the book "African-Americans in Vallejo", holds up a picture of Delilah Beasley, a writer and historian who has inspired her work, at the Fairfield Civic Center Library Tuesday. (Robinson Kuntz/Daily Republic). Napa Valley's African-American pioneers in Vallejo whose book, “John Grider's Century: African-Americans in Solano, Napa and Sonoma Counties from ,” is soon to be published.

We Were Here - African American Footprints in the North Bay,Vallejo, CA. likes. We Were Here explores the places African Americans called home in the North Bay, Followers: Check out Sharon McGriff-Payne’s book African Americans in Vallejo, which provides a fascinating account of Brown’s life (including his wife Dorothy), as well as his family photos.

It is known that Judge Ramona J. Garrett was the first female and first African American judge in Solano County’s history.

Sharon McGriff-Payne of Vallejo is passionate about her latest project: the recorded history of African-Americans in Solano County. She has been so successful in her quest that she unearthed unknown manumission papers in the Solano County Archives for Adam Willis, a slave who lived in Benicia. Her other book, “African Americans in Vallejo,” was published in In addition to her work as a historian, McGriff-Payne is very active with Vallejo Together, which provides outreach to.

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Nine years after the NAACP was founded inmore than 70 Vallejo residents started a local branch. This page. Lifelong Vallejo resident, historian, researcher and humanitarian Sharon McGriff-Payne shares the observations, insights and inspirations that inform her work documenting and chronicling the African-American community.

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