Film: ‘Lincoln Heights’ Celebrates Weed’s Black Heritage

Charley Hayden, number 7, and Ray Brown played baseball for the Weed Sons of Italy in 1948

What: Documentary Film Screening: “From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights”
When: Saturday, June 18, 7 p.m.
Where: Siskiyou County Museum, 910 S. Main Street, Yreka, CA 96097
Cost: $5

Yreka’s Liberty Arts gallery is pleased to present a screening of “From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights,” a documentary film by Mark Oliver of Mt. Shasta and James Langford of Weed. The film tells the history of inter-racial relationships in far Northern California beginning with the thriving African-American communities found around the small town lumber mills in Weed, McCloud and Mount Shasta during the Great Migration of the 1920s.

The screening will be held at 7 p.m. at the Siskiyou County Museum, 910 S. Main Street, in Yreka. For more information, call: (530) 842-3836, email: movie@fromthequarters.com or visit: fromthequarters.com.

Watch the trailer for “From the Quarters to Lincoln Heights” below:


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