A Special Thank You to our Participants and Organizations Who Helped Contribute to Our Exhibit:
Hattie Beresford
Kim Bluitt, Wilkes Family

City of Santa Barbara

Downey Family: Michael Downey, Michelle Downey Lawyer, Dawn Downey, William Downey, Jr., Wayne Downey, and Leslie Downey Moorman

Stephanie Farmer

Rev. Ficklin and Family

Isaac Garrett

Gledhill Library, Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Greater Hope Baptist Church

Ella Green

Green Family

Royal Kennedy

Alonzo and Abena King

Montecito Journal

Murphy Family

Pastor Roderick Murray, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church

Floyd Norman

Leticia Forney Resch

Melvin Richey

Rod Rolle

Sojourner Kincaid Rolle

Christine Simms

Second Baptist Church

Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society Record Collection

Santa Barbara Independent

Santa Barbara Public Library

UCSB Special Collections, CEMA

Wilbur Hopkins Tate

Wanda Thomas

A special thank you to our editors:
Laurie Hannah
Helen Rydell
Diane Sylvester
Cherie Bonazzola- Research, contacted and assisted families, created presentations
E. onja Brown- Selected and contacted featured families, assisted Outreach and families
Jeannine Fox- Research, assisted the Downey family, created presentations
Mary Jacob- Research, contacted and assisted families and churches, created presentations
Kate Lima- Research, assisted families, created presentations and introductions for the specialized section
Karen Ramsdell- Research, created presentation, assisted Outreach members
Holly Snyder- Outreach Chair, research, contacted and assisted families, created presentations, developed exhibit webpages