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"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."

— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project

MENDOCINO—Nathaniel Smith and the History of African Americans in California

Kelley House Museum 45007 Albion Street, Mendocino, United States

Caption: Nathaniel Smith, circa 1880-1900. Photograph courtesy of Open UCLA Collections MENDOCINO—Nathaniel Smith arrived in Mendocino County in the 1850s and is believed to be the first African American to settle on the coast. His life story is revealed through photos, clippings, and artifacts in the Kelley House Museum’s newest exhibit. Smith was at one […]

Free – $5
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