Oakland Museum’s Black History Series

Sunday Mar 15 2009   14:00:00
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Sunday, March 15 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Alice C. Royal, author of Allensworth, the Freedom Colony: A California African American Township, will give a presentation as part of the Oakland Museum’s Black History event series. Writer and photographer Mickey Ellinger and Scott Braley will participate in the presentation as well.
Oakland Museum, 1000 Oak St., Oakland, CA 94607
For more information call (510) 238-2200.

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.