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All of the content, images and photographs of this website are copyrighted and are the property of the California African American Museum (CAAM). Information and images found on the website cannot be reproduced in any form without express written permission from the California American African Museum. For details, please contact us via email at

You are encouraged to use the website as a resource. If you reference the website in an article or paper, we ask that you please include our URL,, in your bibliography. If you are referencing our website online, please include a link to our website from your web page.


Our Web server collects information to enable us to calculate how many visitors come to our website, which links they use to find us and which features are used most frequently. However, we do not use information to track the activities of individual visitors, and our Web server will never collect personal identifying information (such as an email address) from you without your knowledge.

If you choose to use any of the forms on our website, none of the information you enter is ever sold to other businesses or institutions. Email addresses are never shared, traded or sold.

Please note that our privacy policy is subject to change at any time. If any changes are made to the policy, this page will be updated to reflect the changes. Your privacy is of utmost importance to us, and we will always do our best to preserve it.


CAAM makes every effort to ensure that all of the transactions that occur on the website are secure. All personal information submitted to the website is encrypted using "Secure Socket Layer" (SSL) encryption. SSL technology is an industry standard for protecting sensitive information as it is transmitted over the Internet. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.