Seeking el Dorado
African Americans in California
||De Graaf, Lawrence B.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Washington Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $50.00|
| Book Description: |
From the 18th century, African Americans, like many others, have migrated to California to seek fortunes or, often, for the more modest goals of being able to find work, own a home, and raise a family relatively free of discrimination. Not only their search but also its outcome is covered in Seeking El Dorado.
Whether they settled in major cities or smaller towns, African Americans created institutions and organizations -- churches, social clubs, literary societies, fraternal orders,...