May 4, 2009

100 Years Since AllensworthThe contributions of African Americans to California’s state parks is the topic of an all-day conference at USC on Monday, May 4. The conference – “100 Years Since Allensworth” — features a keynote address by former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and three panels discussing unknown or infrequently told histories in Los Angeles, San Diego and Sacramento County. 8 am to 5 pm, Doheny Memorial Library, Room 240, University of Southern California. Reception: 6 pm to 7:30 pm (at Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, Culver City).

Presented by the California State Parks Foundation and USC Libraries.
$60 (Includes continental breakfast, lunch and evening reception, plus a free 1-year membership to the California State Parks Foundation)

For more information and to register.

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