Dr. W.H.C. Stephenson

W.H.C. Stephenson

Dr. W. H. C. Stephenson (1825–18??) was northern Nevada's most prominent African-American citizen in the nineteenth century. One of Virginia City's few African-American professionals, Stephenson served as the unofficial spokesperson for northern Nevada's African-American community in the 1860s and was involved in numerous efforts to improve conditions for African-Americans in Nevada.

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