Glimpses of Early Pasadena Black History: Museum of History Announces Illustrated Event

On Tuesday, February 25 at Pasadena Senior Center

Published : Wednesday, February 12, 2020 | 5:27 PM

The Francisca Building, located at 22-26 W. Dayton St., was the first commercial building commissioned by an African-American for occupancy by African-American businesses (Black History Collection, BH-L-48-3)

Pasadena Museum of History researcher Adrian Panton will present an illustrated talk on the rich and complex history of African-Americans in Pasadena on Tuesday, February 25, 2:00 pm at the Pasadena Senior Center.

Utilizing historic photos from the Museum’s Archives, many provided by families of early African-American residents, Mr. Panton will highlight individuals, families, and historic events related to Black history in the Crown City. This offsite program is presented in partnership with the Pasadena Senior Center’s Masters Series.

Tickets are $15. To purchase tickets, call Pasadena Senior Center at (626) 795-4331.

Pasadena Senior Center is located at 85 East Holly Street in Pasadena 91103.

Directions and Parking, visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org.

 

 

 

 

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