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: The Negro trail blazers of California [microform] : a compilation of records from the California archives in the Bancroft Library at the University of California, in Berkeley; and from the diaries, old papers, and conversations of old pioneers in the State of California ...
: Beasley, Delilah L. (Delilah Leontium), 1871-1934 Bancroft Library
: African Americans -- California Pioneers -- California California -- History
: Los Angeles : [Times Mirror printing and binding house]
: New York Public Library
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MRS. LOUISE CHRISMAN Owner Chrisman Apartments, Los Angeles. MRS. SALLIE RICHARDSONSocial Worker. OF CALIFORNIA 149 a great orator; Anthony Loney, manufactured cigars and smoking tobacco; Lester &Pointer, conducting the Philadelphia store of clothing; Mifflin Gibbs & Pointer con-ducted a wholesale and retail shoe-store and the only store of its kind in San Franciscoduring that period. They decided to open the shoe-store after turning over to Lester &Pointer the Philadelphia store. Mr. Whitfield, author of a work on the History ofMasonry; R. C. O. Benjamin, a distinguished lawyer and writer; Ellen Spach, fash-ionable dressmaker. It is to be regretted that the writer cannot give even a greater list for this presentperiod of the history and life of the Negro in San Francisco, but there are but few-colored people in business of any kind today in the City of San Francisco. One of thereasons is that common labor, upon which the business man must depend for his trade,is not very
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