New Tour! – The Astonishing Legacy of America’s “First Black Millionaire”

A biracial sea captain named William Leidesdorff in 1840’s San Francisco played a central role in the American conquest of San Francisco, created multiple essential institutions, and amassed one of the most enormous fortunes in California… all while passing as white. Revered by his neighbors, many of whom openly despised the race he kept secret, Leidesdorff became America’s “First Black Millionaire” while still in his thirties.  Come discover San Francisco in its earliest days and learn about this fascinating individual.

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