Royal Towns

Royal Towns and two Oakland Firefighters Standing Outside of Fire Engine no. 22, 1952, Royal Towns Papers, African American Museum & Library at Oakland,

What makes someone heroic? Who are some people who have made a difference in our lives?

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This inquiry set is designed to introduce students to the lives and pasts of American heroes and their hometowns. Students will learn what everyday characteristics our past American heroes, like Royal Towns who was raised in Oakland, had and their various contributions to their hometowns.