Black Abolitionist Archive
Title: Elevator - July 7, 1865
Speaker or author: editor
Newspaper or publication: Elevator (1865 - 18??)
The writer gives a brief overview of the events celebrating the Fourth of July in that city. He notes the assemblies of marching societies that honored African American marchers. He also points out that the Italian fishermen were the exception to this and refused to march next to African Americans.
Description of file(s): one scanned, two columned, newspaper page
Keywords: California Pioneers; celebration; Fenian Brotherhood; fire department; fireworks; Garibaldi Association of Italian Fishermen; July 4th; Mechanic's Institute; Metropolitan Theater; Olympic Club; parade; Scandanavian Society; Turn Verin Society; Union Butchers
People: Douglass, Frederick