100 Years Since Allensworth

Monday May 04 2009   08:00:00
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Monday, May 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Join the California State Parks in celebrating California’s African American heritage at “100 Years Since Allensworth: Is California Living up to the Legacy,” a conference exploring parks, work, play, and civic engagement. There will be a reception from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook, Culver City.
Doheny Memorial Library, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
$60; for more information and to register visit www.calparks.org/hiddenstories.

Alice C. Royal

Alice Calbert Fauntleroy Royal, RN, MPH (1923–2014), was born in her grandparents’ home in Allensworth, California. After an early childhood in the Central Valley, including two years in Allensworth when she was seven and eight years old, she grew up in Alameda and became a public health nurse. She chaired the Colonel Allensworth State Park Advisory Committee from 1985 to 1989, served on the Allensworth planning task force for 2008, and was a longtime member of the Friends of Allensworth.