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Online Encyclopedia: African American History in the West, Institutions

The following are short descriptions of individuals, places and events which have contributed to the shaping of African American history. These encyclopedia entries serve as a starting point for much more inclusive descriptions and discussions that appear in other sources. For additional information please consult the print or website sources cited in the entry.

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Antioch Baptist Church, San Jose, California (1893- )Institutions
Calvary Baptist Church, Spokane, Washington (1890- )Institutions
Freedom Bank of Finance (1969-2000)Institutions
Golden West Hotel, Portland (1906–1931)Institutions
Grant Chapel AME Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico (1883- )Institutions
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Corpus Christi, Texas (1914- )Institutions
Huston-Tillotson University (1881- )Institutions
Jarvis Christian College (1912- )Institutions
Langston University (1898-- )Institutions
Liberty Bank Seattle Washington (1968-1988) and Liberty Bank BuildingInstitutions
Mount Zion Baptist Church, Seattle, Washington (1890- )Institutions
Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Tucson, Arizona (1900- ) Institutions
Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Albuquerque, New Mexico (1899- )Institutions
Paul Quinn College (1872- )Institutions
Phillips Chapel CME Church, Las Cruces, New Mexico (1911- ) Institutions
Prairie View A&M University (1878-- )Institutions
Saint James AME Church, Helena, Montana (1888- )Institutions
Saint Peter Claver Church, San Antonio, Texas (1888- )Institutions
Shorter AME Church, Denver, Colorado (1868- )Institutions
Southwestern Christian College (1948- )Institutions
St. Andrews AME Church, Sacramento, California (1850- )Institutions
St. John A.M.E Church Topeka, Kansas (1868- )Institutions
St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church, Omaha, Nebraska (1865- )Institutions
Tanner Chapel AME Church (1887- )Institutions
Texas College (1894-- )Institutions
The Bordentown School (1886–1955) Institutions
Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church (1890- )Institutions
Tullahassee Manual Labor School (1850-1924)Institutions
Union Bethel AME Church, Great Falls, Montana (1890- )Institutions
Wiley College (1873- )Institutions
Zion Baptist Church, Denver, Colorado (1865- )Institutions
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