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African Americans and Seattle's civil rights history

@ Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project


This page is a gateway to the Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project resources for exploring the civil rights activism of African Americans in the Pacific Northwest. Included are a short film ("The End of Old Days"); special sections on the Seattle Black Panther Party History and Memory Project, Segregated Seattle, and the United Construction Workers Association; activist oral histories; research reports; newspaper reports; photographic collections; maps; and historical documents. Oral histories are included for: John H. Adams, Belle Alexander, Kenyatto Amen-Allah, Vivian Caver, Mark Cook, Aaron Dixon, Elmer Dixon, Michael Dixon, Jake Fiddler, Larry Gossett, Todd Hawkins, Dorothy Hollingsworth, Leon Valentine Hobbs, Walter Hubbard, Charles V. Johnson, Ron Johnson, Herman Lanier, Samuel McKinney, Mike Murray, Garry Owens, Fred Simmons, Beverly Sims, Bettylou Valentine, Bobby White, Alvin Whitaker, Shamseddin Williams, and John Yates.
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