Save the Date, ARJ Lecture on African American and Women’s History in Manhattan Beach
“African American Leisure, Southern California Tales and Bruce’s Beach” An illustrated lecture by Alison Rose Jefferson, Ph.D.

Photography by: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times (click to enlarge)

The history of the Afro-Angeleno resort from the Jim Crow era (1900s–1960s), and how it has been remembered over the last century will be illuminated in this presentation. April 26, 2016 –– 7.00 to 8.30 PM Manhattan Beach Public Library 1320 Highland Avenue Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 310.802.5447 The presentation to be delivered will be prepared from a chapter of my UC Santa Barbara dissertation study, “Leisure’s Race, Power and Place: The Recreation and Remembrance of African Americans in the California Dream.” This manuscript is being prepared for book publication. * Sponsored by the MB Senior Citizens Resources Committee, MB Parks & Recreation Older Adults Program, MB-Cultural Heritage Conservancy, MB Historical Society, and Manhattan Beach Public Library. See event flier here.
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