Letter from Al Green, announcing a meeting about Allensworth State Park on May 14, 1976
- Letter from Al Green, announcing a meeting about Allensworth State Park on May 14, 1976
- Alternative title
- Documents regarding town of Allensworth, anniversary.
- Green, Al, 1906-1988
- Date Created
- May 14, 1976
Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
Allensworth town was founded 1908 with the idea that African Americans could own property, learn, thrive, and live the American Dream. It was named after Colonel Allen Allensworth. The town diminished after the 1914 death of Allensworth, combined with a severe drought and reduced drop yields; by 1918 many residents had left. In 1976 Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park was created commemorate and preserve the town and plans were made for the restoration of 30 buildings.
Letter from Al Green, Chairman of the Allensworth Advisory Committee, announcing a Public Hearing California Parks & Recreation devoted to the Allensworth Project, on May 14, 1976.
- 2 pp.