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African Americans in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1963-1974
BANC PIC 1985.079- -AX  
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Series Description

 

SERIES 1: PICKETS, PROTESTS, RALLIES AND STRIKES, 1963-1970. No. 1-28.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Vietnam War protests, labor disputes, union rallies, welfare and draft protests, and Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial rallies.
 

SERIES 2: BLACK PANTHERS, 1968-1969. No. 29-37.

Scope and Content Note

Photographs from the trial of Huey Newton and demonstrations during the trial.
 

SERIES 3: EDUCATION, 1964-1971. No. 38-60.

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of the Champion's Tutorial Project; Willie Brown, Joseph Alioto, and Duke Ellington at school functions; and miscellaneous classroom and student scenes.
 

SERIES 4: OTHER ORGANIZATIONS, 1968-1970. No. 61-65.

Scope and Content Note

Subjects include Dignity Unlimited, Potrero Hill Boosters, "G.I.G," Big Brothers, and Socialist Workers.
 

SERIES 5: MISCELLANEOUS, 1963-1974. No. 66-140.

 

No. 66-75:

Scope and Content Note

Hunter's Point. Miscellaneous views of people and events in the San Francisco housing project.
 

No. 76-140:

Scope and Content Note

Other. Entertainment, religious and sporting events, and other current events. Some of the photographs are of places and people outside the Bay Area.

Container List

 

Pickets, Protests, Rallies and Strikes

 

:1 Core Pickets at Pennys 1963

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:2 Pickets at British Consulate 1968

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:3 Harry J. Tate Jr. at the State Convocation (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:4 Harry J. Tate Jr. at the State Convocation (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:5 Sit-ins at Welfare Department in Oakland 1964

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:6 "His Grace" King Narcisse, and picketers at Welfare Building in Oakland. "His Grace" addressses group while standing on green satin pillow 1964

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:7 John Thomas, Vince Hall (protest)

Creator/Collector:
 

:8 Neighborhoods anti Proposition B (Left to right) Ray Jones, Eric Smith, Reverend Thomas Dietrich, Hank Schubart, Harold Brooks, Mrs. Mary Salazar, Robert Barone, W. S. Robinson 1965

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:9 Anti-Vietnam discussions. Lake Merritt Park, Oakland 1965

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:10 Anti-Vietnam sit-in in front of Sheraton Palace 1968

Creator/Collector: Bill Young
 

:11 SEIU pickets hold caucus in board room of San Francisco Chamber of Commerce (barred to the press) 1974

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:12 Presidio MPs force Lombard gate closed, as demonstrators attempt to rush inside 1969

Creator/Collector: Bob Hirschfeld
 

:13 (Left to Right) Sylvester Brown, Joseph Alioto, Adam Rogers (Brown and Rogers are members of the Young Men for Action). Martin Luther King Memorial rally 1968

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:14 Civic Center, Martin Luther King Memorial Rally 1969

Creator/Collector: David Randolph
 

:15 Geneva and San Jose Ave., Hospital workers picket 1970

Creator/Collector: Bill Young
 

:16 (Left to right) Patrolman Henry Stokes talks with picketers Norman Roberts and Carlin Vance, (both of S.E.I.U. local 66) at City Hall as picketing continued 1970

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:17 Stanford night, April 29, 1970. Old Student Union 1970

Creator/Collector: Dave Randolph
 

:18 There were a large number of Christian anti- war slogans on picket signs - singer was singing about finding true peace with Jesus. U.C. rally moratorium, steps of Sproul Hall, University of California, at Berkeley 1969

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:19 S.O.S. table, Sproul Plaza, University of California, Berkeley 1970

Creator/Collector: Duke Downey
 

:20 Picketer refused to give name 1970

Creator/Collector: San Francisco Chronicle
 

:21 Bay Area theological students and signs displayed on steps of Federal Building, Golden Gate Ave., San Francisco 1966

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:22 Central City Citizens' Committee demonstration to save the old Mint for use as a community center (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:23 Central City Citizens' Committee demonstration to save the old Mint for use as a community center (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:24 Central City Citizens' Committee demonstration to save the old Mint for use as a community center (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector: Christopher Springmann
 

:25 Central City Citizens' Committee demonstration to save the old Mint for use as a community center (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector:
 

:26 Martin Luther King Memorial Rally 1968

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:27 Teamsters picket Yellow Cab yard at 8th and Townsend Streets as cabs come in off the street 1970

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:28 Marchers going down El Camino Real Stanford 1970

Creator/Collector: Dave Randolph
 

Black Panthers

 

:29 Black Panthers demonstration at Hall of Justice 1969

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:30 (Left to right) Charles Garry (attorney), Dick Hallgren, Donnell Langford, Charles Bursey, Terry Cotton. Municipal Court, Oakland 1969

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:31 Huey Newton trial, second day July 16,1968 (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector: Barney Peterson
 

:32 Huey Newton trial, second day July 16,1968 (Two photos) 1968

Creator/Collector: Barney Peterson
 

:33 Black Panther's Demonstration at Hall of Justice 1969

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:34 Attorney Charles Garry, Bobby Seale, at county jail press conference 1969

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:35 Kathleen Cleaver and Panthers in Prosecution's office 1968

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:36 Stokely Carmichael in back seat of car with Kathleen Cleaver 1968

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:37 Huey Newton rally, Federal Building, Golden Gate Ave. 1969

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

Education

 

:38 Champion's Tutorial Project Story Mary Chojnacki, tutor, and Ivory Lewis, student

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:39 Champion's Tutorial Project Story Jerome Wright, Ivory Lewis, Mary Chojnacki

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:40 Champion's Tutorial Project Story Lorrie Washington, Evette Woodard, and Mrs. Elias, tutor

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:41 Willie Brown talks to students on Commons

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:42 Mayor Alioto meets with (Left to right) Mrs. Julia Commer, Yvonne Golden, Reverend Tony Ubalde, Mrs. Kathleen Schular, and Mrs. Idare Westbrook at School District Headquarters, San Francisco 1971

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:43 Lincoln High School student press conference. Ron Hyman, Ellis Berry 1969

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:44 Miss Connie Levy, demonstration room teacher. Children, (left to right), Vicky Lawrence, Janice Mark, Vicky Lawrence, Janice Mark, Rodessa Jones, Meg Fay, Callie Williams, Amy Kimball

Creator/Collector: Bill Young
 

:45 (Left to right) Jerry Varnado, Aeric Stratton, John Webb 1968

Creator/Collector: Bob Campbell
 

:46 San Francisco State, Recruiting Day. Students and workers on street 1970

Creator/Collector: Vincent Maggiora
 

:47 Sand papering at Candlestick Park, San Francisco 1964

Creator/Collector: Ken McLaughlin
 

:48 Police help kids onto boat ride (Two photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:49 Police help kids onto boat ride (Two photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:50 San Francisco Police and students at Balboa High School, 1000 Cayuga Ave. 1968

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:51 San Francisco Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Robert E. Jenkins, addresses parents at special PTA meeting - Muir School, in wake of arson attempts last weekend 1968

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:52 Dr. Vernon Collins (left) talking about people's problems with students in Balboa Highschool's "Crash Pad" (Three photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:53 Dr. Vernon Collins (left) talking about people's problems with students in Balboa Highschool's "Crash Pad" (Three photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:54 Dr. Vernon Collins (left) talking about people's problems with students in Balboa Highschool's "Crash Pad" (Three photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:55 Kids curiosity over "Pancho Claus" at E.O.C. party 1969

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:56 Mrs. Vermuta Morris, gets to know her 5th grade at Lafayette School 1970

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:57 Al Fresco rap sessions of Berkeley Human Relations Program 1970

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:58 Four youngsters from Thousand Oaks School at Berkeley. Human Relations Program,who joined with teachers, parents, and the principal to help design the program for the coming year. (Left to right) Connie Bowser (8), Mary Roche (8), Michael Jones (9), Mark Searle (9)

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:59 Duke Ellington swamped by students at Washington Elementary School, Berkeley 1969

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:60 Duke Ellington raps and answers questions about life, and Blackness, with BSU members, at Berkeley High Student Union Building 1969

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

Other Organizations

 

:61 Audrey Knockum, "G.I.G." worker, at phone company in Oakland 1968

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:62 "Dignity Unlimited" at phone company in Richmond (Left to right) Alexander Fluker, Jesse G. Cherry (below), James Cherry (above) 1968

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:63 Portrero Hill Boosters 1970

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:64 Socialist Workers candidates. (Left to right) Froben Lozada for attorney general, Dianne Feely, for U.S. Senator, Herman Fagg, for Govenor, Antonio Camejo for Superintendent of Public Instruction, Phil Connor, for State Treasurer 1969

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:65 Ex- cons speak to "Big Brother" group. Standing, Larry Fontes, 38, of Sacramento, 7th Step Foundation ex-con 1969

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

Miscellaneous

 

Hunter's Point

 

:66 Hunters Point apartment 1972

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:67 Day Nursery, Hunters Point (Two photos) 1972

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:68 Day Nursery, Hunters Point (Two photos) 1972

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:69 Eloise Westbrook, Hunters Point 1972

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:70 Hunters Point 1972

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:71 Youth For Service, removing rocks from Hunter's Point 1963

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:72 Dr. Arthur H. Coleman, medical director of Hunter's Point, Bayview Community Health Service. Alan Cranston gave dedication address

Creator/Collector:
 

:73 Edward T. Sims, Arthur Burns, desk refinishing at Hunter's Point 1968

Creator/Collector: Bill Young
 

:74 Ernest Mitchell at anti-violence picket in Hunter's Point 1969

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:75 M. Justin Herman, executive director of San Francisco Redevelopment agency (R-corner) speaks to packed Hunter's Point Crowd. Note: Mayor Alioto in foreground 1968

Creator/Collector: Christopher Springmann
 

Other Miscellaneous

 

:76 At Central Emergency Hospital (Left to right) Mrs. Agnes Carroll (seated next to wall) Audrey Elliott, Lucille Greiff, Cornelius Jones, Thomas Smith 1968

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:77 Reverend Cecil Williams addresses crowd 1968

Creator/Collector: Gordon Peters
 

:78 Terry Francois, William Chester 1968

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:79 Halloween Parade. (Left to right) Christine Montgomery (11), Darrell Coleman (9), Cheryl Denise Coleman (8), Harold Power (7), Ricky Power (8) 1968

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:80 Welfare Board 1966

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:81 Louise Williams, nurse who aided slain boy 1966

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:82 Beatrice Mc Shea, Betty Jo Lee, Lillian Woods 1966

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:83 Boy shot by policeman at Hunter's Point 1966

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:84 Jamaicans swing in Union Square 1964

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:85 (Left to Right) Howard P. Jeter Dr. Carleton E. Goodlett, Tony Miller, Gretchen Kittredge, Jack Weinberg 1964

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:86 (Left to Right) Jenny Proctor, Martha Townes, Irene (declined to give last name), Benny Parrish 1964

Creator/Collector: John McBride
 

:87 (Left to right) Rene Reynolds, Jim Moran, Lugene Work (\?), Kathleen Posey, Charles Carroll 1964

Creator/Collector: John McBride
 

:88 "Peking Ping Pong". U.S. Customs inspector Louis Lazear (right) checks souvenir George H. Brathwaite brought back from Red China matches, insidious commie ping-pong ball, San Francisco Airport 1971

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:89 "Peking Ping Pong". U.S. Customs inspector Louis Lazear (right) checks souvenir George H. Brathwaite brought back from Red China matches, insidious commie ping-pong ball, San Francisco Airport 1971

Creator/Collector: Ken McLaughlin
 

:90 Mosaic at Bayview Community Center 1969

Creator/Collector: Dave Randolph
 

:91 Fay Baxter, conductor, Peter Pavlukevich, gripman -aboard their Powell St. cable car 1969

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:92 Dancer in the "Min-Du" troupe, performing in parade of Cherry Blossom Festival 1969

Creator/Collector: Vincent Maggiora
 

:93 Audrey Haynes, customs patrolman, guards flay at right as cameras cover Vernon D. Acree, U.S. Commission of Customs 1974

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:94 Beatles Fan Club, Bay Union Square (Two photos) 1964

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:95 Beatles Fan Club, Bay Union Square (Two photos) 1964

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:96 Beatles Fan Club, and anti-Beatles Fan Club, Bay Union Square 1964

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:97 Tent City, San Mateo, California

Creator/Collector:
 

:98 San Francisco Department Children's Chorus singing Christmas carols. City Hall, Rotunda 1969

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:99 John A. Earl, living in duplex 1970

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:100 City and County vote 1970

Creator/Collector: Stan Creighton
 

:101 (Left to right) Stoneham, Tito Fuentes, Bob Burda. San Francisco Airport 1970

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:102 Thurston Whitaker and fish 1970

Creator/Collector: Greg Peterson
 

:103 Mrs. Gene (Cynthia) Washington Ladies Baseball Day, Thursday, April 30, 1970 Candlestick Park, San Franciso 1970

Creator/Collector: Duke Downey
 

:104 Mrs. Gene (Cynthia) Washington Ladies Baseball Day, Thursday, April 30, 1970 Candlestick Park, San Franciso 1970

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:105 Rincon postoffice, incoming mail 1970

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:106 Perry first pitch, Joe Morgan at bat, Crawford -umpire, Dietz -catcher 1970

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:107 Bonds Scores, Mays next batter, Gallagher goes to third, Crawford -umpire, Edwards -catcher

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:108 "Park of the Future". Mission Districts Farfield Square, 26th and Harrison Streets. Children breaking candy-filled pinata 1969

Creator/Collector: Stan Creighton
 

:109 Saint Ignatius Church, Kennedy services 1963

Creator/Collector: Ken McLaughlin
 

:110 Shocked people in Emporium watch television reports of Kennedy's assasination 1963

Creator/Collector: Peter Breining
 

:111 Berkeley [City] Council. Audience reaction at vote result 1968

Creator/Collector: Gordon Peters
 

:112 Third Baptist Choir. (Left to right) Paul Thomas, Helen Dilworth, Ann Bradford, Robert Lomax (Two photos) 1967

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:113 Third Baptist Choir. (Left to right) Paul Thomas, Helen Dilworth, Ann Bradford, Robert Lomax (Two photos) 1967

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:114 (Left to right) Lodge, Kewting, Javitz, Mrs. Rocker, Reverend William Turner 1964

Creator/Collector: Barney Peterson
 

:115 Crossroads Market, East Menlo Park 1971

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:116 John Handy and his concert ensemble at Glide Memorial Methodist Church. They stayed for after-sermon encores

Creator/Collector: Bill Young
 

:117 Haight Street 1968

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:118 (Left to right) Charles Grieve, Madeline Grieve (4 months old), Judith Grieve, and President Johnson. Travis Air Force Base 1967

Creator/Collector: Art Frisch
 

:119 Draft Lottery. Shelton Bunn (#131), Roosevelt Alexander (#264), Mike Boland (#1), listening to radio broadcast of lottery in Phelan Hall, USF 1969

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:120 Amos White and S. I. Hayakawa attended funeral for "Pops" Foster 1969

Creator/Collector: Peter Breining
 

:121 Jean Torman and assistant Public Defender Fred Smith (Two photos) 1964

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:122 Jean Torman and assistant Public Defender Fred Smith (Two photos) 1964

Creator/Collector: Joe Rosenthal
 

:123 (Left to right) Marilyn Miller, and Victor Gamble 1964

Creator/Collector: Barney Peterson
 

:124 (Left to right) Roy Ballard, Tracy Sims, Michael Myerson 1964

Creator/Collector: Barney Peterson
 

:125 Spec 4. Billy Scott, medic, from Harvey, Illinois 1969

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:126 Martin Luther King Square, 1560 Turr Street, Callie Kelm and Marry Spears, in master bedroom of three bedroom apartment 1969

Creator/Collector: Stan Creighton
 

:127 Men in the Family, Kyle Johnson, 17-year-old star of "The Learning Tree", is flanked by Joel Fluellen, as his blind uncle, and Felix P. Nelson, as his father, attending the funeral of the youth's mother in the Warner Brothers Seven Arts motion picture drama. Gordon Parks wrote, produced and directed the Technicolor film version of his own autobiographical novel. The drama was filmed mainly on location in Park's home town, Fort Scott, Kansas

Creator/Collector:
 

:128 Police car bombing (Three photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Vincent Maggiora
 

:129 Police car bombing (Three photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Vincent Maggiora
 

:130 Police car bombing (Three photos) 1970

Creator/Collector: Vincent Maggiora
 

:131 Reverend "Ike" Eikerenkoetter, gives good words for his $20 and up contributors to his ministry. Cow Palace (Three photos) 1971

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:132 Reverend "Ike" Eikerenkoetter, gives good words for his $20 and up contributors to his ministry. Cow Palace (Three photos) 1971

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:133 Reverend "Ike" Eikerenkoetter, gives good words for his $20 and up contributors to his ministry. Cow Palace (Three photos) 1971

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:134 Reverend "Ike" has a crowd at the Cow Palace on its feet during "testimonials" 1971

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:135 Seated (left) Butch Byrd, Buffalo, (right) George Kunz, Atlanta. Standing (back to camera), Clint Jones, Minnesota, John Brown, (left) Pittsburg, Jerry Smith (right), Washington 1971

Creator/Collector: Dave Randolph
 

:136 Tabernacle Choir from 7th Day Adventists Church sings carols for Mission Dolores Apartments residents (at right). Nathan Hall, Mrs. Mattie Hardin, Martin "Jack" Helpman, Mrs. Florence Eagan 1967

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer
 

:137 Linthcome killing. Skid marks visible in the 1969 pavement show how the police car occupied by patrolmen Roberts and Faust slid to the curb at a 45 degree angle, in pursuit of Alvert Joe Linthcome. Linthcome ran into the record shop (door to right of Huey Newton poster,) and leaned against a counter some three to four feet inside the door. The measured distance from the spot where Linthcome was standing according to witnesses to the inside, or right, end of skid mark is 37 feet. To outside, or left, skid mark, it is 43 feet. The officer emerged from the car from the passenger side. The distance from the "victim" to the curb on an angle toward the skid marks is 30 feet. 1967

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:138 John D. Miele winces after confrontation of anti-racism group in his office 1968

Creator/Collector: Christopher Springmann
 

:139 African American arrested at Powell and Geary being handcuffed by SFPD officers (on left) These people were not booked. 1968

Creator/Collector: Peter Breinig
 

:140 Patricia Crocker, Principal, Francis Hurst, maintenance co-ordinator, Jim Ballard, AFT President, Unidentified mother. Sir Francis Drake Annex inspection tour 1970

Creator/Collector: Jerry Telfer