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OFFSITE LECTURE: Glimpses of Early Pasadena Black History, 1850–1950
February 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
This offsite program is presented in partnership with the Pasadena Senior Center’s Masters Series.
PMH volunteer and researcher Adrian Panton will present an illustrated talk on the rich and complex history of African-Americans in Pasadena. Utilizing historic photos from the Museum’s Archives, many provided by families of early African-American residents, Mr. Panton will highlight individuals, families, and historic events related to Black history in the Crown City.
TICKETS: $15 | CALL: Pasadena Senior Center 626.795.4331 | LOCATION: 85 East Holly Street, Pasadena 91103 | DIRECTIONS & PARKING: pasadenaseniorcenter.org
Image: The Francisca Building, located at 22-26 W. Dayton St., was the first commercial building commissioned by an African-American for occupancy by African-American businesses (Black History Collection, BH-L-48-3)