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Black Pioneers of the West
(California, Late 1800's)
Stage Coach Driver, he drove President Ulysses S. Grant through the Wanona Trail in Yosemite Valley. Monroe Meadows in Yosemite is named after him.
(California Mid. 1800's)
California Pony Express Rider
Deputy sheriff, Oklahoma, late 1800's.
Lt. Henry O. Flipper
The first African American graduate of the West Point military academy. He graduated number 50 in a class of 76 in June, 1877.
James P. Beckwourth
Mountain man, fur trapper and explorer, helped find and chart many travel routes with the Lewis and Clark expidition. The famous Beckwourth's Pass in Oregon is named after him, late 1700's.
Cowboys of Color Black Pioneers Black Champions of Freedom
Black Women of the West
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