Oakland Public Library, African American Museum and Library at Oakland

Oakland Public Library, African American Museum and Library at Oakland

The mission of the African American Museum & Library at Oakland is to discover, preserve, interpret, and share the historical and cultural experiences of African Americans in Northern California for present and future generations. AAMLO’s archival collections are a unique resource on the history of African Americans in Northern California and the Bay Area. The archives include over 160 collections documenting prominent families, pioneers, churches, and social and political organizations."

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