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Proceedings of the California State Convention of the Colored Citizens, Held in Sacramento on the 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th of October, 1865.

1865CA.13.pdf

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180

BLACK STATE CONVENTIONS


brief and imperfect report of such progress to establish our claim to the rights and privileges of citizenship:


SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY


Population

Adults 1,600

Children 250

Total 1,850


Religious and Moral Institutions


Churches 2

Value $50,000

Members 250

Attendants 800


Beneficial Societies 4

Funds $4,000

Members 140


Masonic Lodgers 4

Members


Sabbath Schools 3

Pupils 120


Common Institutions


Public Day Schools 2

Pupils 120


Public Night Schools 2

Pupils 60 Adults.


Colored Children in Catholic Schools 10


Livingstone Institute

Funds $3,000


Caulkers' Association

Members 9


Business Pursuits


Mechanics, Manufacturers, etc.

Painters 4

House Carpenters 3

Ship Carpenters 2

Caulkers 9

Boot Makers 4

Tailors 3

Brick Layers 2

Plasterers 2

Blacksmiths 4

Hose Makers 1

Segar Makers 2

Tinners 1

Upholsterers 2

Dress Makers 10

Seamstresses 5

Milliners 3

Ladies Hair Dressers 9

Tobacco Manufacturers 4

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