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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|Mar 26, 2015-|
Mar 26, 2015
06:00PM - 08:00PM
|THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ALLENSWORTH: NAVIGATING JIM CROW AMERICA|
In 1908, the town of Allensworth in California, was established, financed and governed by African Americans with the idea that African Americans could own property and live the American dream. Beatrice Cox, an archaeologist for Garcia & Associates, wrote
Sonoma County Museum, 425 7th St, Santa Rosa, CA
In 1908, the town of Allensworth in California, was established, financed and governed by African Americans with the idea that African Americans could own property and live the American dream. Beatrice Cox, an archaeologist for Garcia & Associates, wrote her Masters’ thesis at Sonoma State University on the analysis of the archaeological finds from the Allensworth Hotel. She will talk about the history of Allensworth, the Jim Crow laws and how they existed in California, and the aspirations of the townspeople of Allensworth.
Lecture sponsor receives two tickets and credit in the Museum's marketing materials.
Meet-the-speaker RECEPTION begins at 6:00pm, at the Sonoma County Museum
The TALK begins at 7:00pm and will be held at the University of San Francisco's Santa Rosa Campus located at:
416 B Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(two blocks away from the Sonoma County Museum)
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