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African American Museum and Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library
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Oakland, California 94612
Phone: (510) 637-0198
Email: aamlo@oaklandlibrary.org
Physical collections: 102
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Acty (Ruth) Papers

Educator, author, and actor Ruth Acty (1913-1998) was the first African American teacher hired by the Berkeley Unified School District in 1943. The Ruth Acty papers include curriculum material, teaching notes, writings, photographs, awards, legal and financial records, and correspondence...

 
Adams (Emma Lee and Jimmie) Papers

The Emma Lee and Jimmie Adams Papers include personal and business correspondence, financial records, legal records, programs, postcards, business cards, and printed material documenting the personal and business activities of Emma Lee and Jimmie Adams. The papers are organized into...

 
Albrier (Frances) Papers

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Avelino (Louis J.) Papers

The Louis J. Avelino Papers consist of photographs, ephemera, military medals, and documents related to Avelino’s participation in the International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union.

 
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Bagley (Julian) Collection

Julian Elihu Bagley was born in South Jacksonville, Florida in 1892. He earned a degree in agriculture from the Hampton Institute and served in the Army during World War I. He moved to San Francisco in 1922 to open a...

 
Baranco (Arnold Vernon) Papers

The Arnold Vernon Baranco papers include newspaper clippings, correspondence, yearbooks, WPA musical programs and photographs related to the life and musical activities of Arnold Vernon Baranco. The collection is organized into three series: biographical, teaching activities, musical activities, and photographs....

 
Beaver (Jefferson A.) Papers

The Jefferson A. Beaver papers consist of photographs, correspondence, awards, newspaper clippings, and programs that document his activities as a banker, co-founder of the Transbay Federal Savings and Loan, and his service on various public and civic boards.

 
Black Women Stirring the Waters Collection

The Black Women Stirring the Waters Collection includes contributing authors’ manuscripts and correspondence, history and records of the group, and audio recordings. The collection documents the creation of the organization’s 1997 publication, .

 
Blackburn (Maxine and Roy C.) Papers

The Maxine and Roy C. Blackburn Papers include clippings, correspondence, certificates, photographs, and programs relating to the lives and careers of Maxine Blackburn and her brother, Roy C. Blackburn.

 
Brooks (John Edward) Papers

he John Edward Brooks papers includes correspondence, certificates, photographs, printed material, employment records related Brooks military service, employment as a police officer, and disability and equal employment claims.

 
Brown (Amanda) Photograph Collection

The Amanda Brown Photograph Collection includes 37 family photographs and portraits of African Americans mostly in the San Francisco Bay area during the 1910-1920s.

 
Brown Family Papers

The Brown Family papers include photographs, an oral history, and notes on the Brown family genealogy. The bulk of the papers are photographs documenting the Brown, Clark, and Watkins families, most of which are photographs of various social gatherings around...

 
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Calbert Family Papers

The Calbert family papers include photographs, biographical sketches, and two monographs written by members of the Calbert family. The papers are organized into four series by family member: William E. Calbert, Madlyn W. Calbert, Sadie H. Calbert, and William Riley...

 
California Native Daughters Club Collection

The California Native Daughters Club Collection consists of correspondence, records, printed materials, founding documents, and artifacts related to club activities and member activities. It also contains documents specific to individual members.

 
Canson (Virna M.) Papers

The Virna M. Canson papers include photographs, correspondence, programs, certificates, and newspaper clippings documenting Canson’s activities with the NAACP and credit unions, politics, and her personal and family history.

 
Cavallero (Robert A.) Papers

The Robert A. Cavallero papers include 29 photographs of U.S. Navy seamen training at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, Illinois in 1942-1943. The papers include 22 photographs of U.S. Navy cadets posing with their commanding officer, Robert...

 
Collier Family Papers

The Collier Family Papers include correspondence, photographs, military service records, deeds, and newspaper clippings that document members of the Collier, Taylor, and Coffin families.

 
Colored Women's Clubs Associations Collection

The records included within this collection trace the histories of three different associations of colored women's clubs: the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; the California State Association of Colored Women's Clubs; and the National Council of Negro Women. Records...

 
Crouchett (Lawrence P.) Papers

The Lawrence P. Crouchett Papers encompass materials documenting Crouchett's role as an historian, social activist, teacher, and administrator between 1960 and 1989.

 
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Davis (Justitia) Papers

The Justitia Davis papers include scrapbooks, photographs, music and theatrical programs, newspaper clippings, artifacts, and certificates that document the life and career of actor and music teacher Justitia Davis. The papers are arranged into three series: Performing arts, Education, and...

 
De Shields Family Papers

The De Shield Family Papers document three generations from the De Shields family. The bulk of the papers document the life and businesses of Ivan De Shields.

 
Dellums (Cottrell Laurence) Papers

The C.L. Dellums papers provide insight into Dellums' career as a civil rights activist and labor leader. They encompass files he maintained as both the International Vice-President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and as a member of the...

 
Dellums (Ronald V.) Congressional Papers

The Ronald V. Dellums Congressional Papers are evidence of Dellums' 27-year career (1971-1998) as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. It includes committee files, constitutent correspondence, legislative bills, and personal files relating to his work and legislative achievements...

 
Duncan (William Allen) Papers

The William Duncan Allen papers include photographs, certificates, plaques, and a diploma documenting the life and career of concert pianist, teacher, and music critic William Duncan Allen. The bulk of the papers consist of 288 photographs of Allen's music colleagues...

 
Dunson (Ida) Videotape Collection

The Ida Dunson videotape collection includes 12 U-matic videotapes of television programs aired on the Bay Cablevision Programming Network Channel 28 between 1990-1992. The bulk of the videotapes are episodes of on various professions in education, religion, library science, health...

 
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East Bay Negro Historical Society Records

The East Bay Negro Historical Society Records include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, program flyers and brochures, financial ledgers, and scrapbooks documenting the activities of the society between 1965-2001.

 
Emerson (Rebecca) Papers

The Rebecca Emerson Papers include photographs, correspondence, legal documents, and ephemera that document the activities of Rebecca Emerson and the Prince family in Texas.

 
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Fannie Wall Children’s Home and Day Nursery, Inc. Records

Established in Oakland, California on November 20, 1918 by the Northern Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, the Fannie Wall Children’s Home and Day Nursery, Inc. was created to “care for homeless, dependent, neglected children from broken homes, and to provide...

 
Fleming (Thomas C.) Papers

The Thomas C. Fleming papers include photographs, certificates, programs, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings documenting his life and career as a journalist.

 
Fletcher (William R.) Papers

The William R. Fletcher papers consists of 95 photographs, a certificate, and newspaper clipping documenting William Fletcher’s Automobile Service, car racing team, and family history. The collection is organized into three series: photographs, certificate, and newspaper clipping. The photographs are...

 
Flood Family Papers

The Flood family was one of the earliest and most prominent African American families to settle in Oakland, California. The Flood Family Papers includes 18 photographs, Lydia Flood Jackson’s funeral program, and two letters written by Lydia Flood Jackson to...

 
Ford (Jesse W. and Marcella) Papers

The Jesse W. and Marcella Ford Papers includes correspondence, clippings, photographs, reports, and artifacts that document the life and activities of Jesse W. and Marcella Ford.

 
Foster (Marcus) Collection

The Marcus A. Foster was a a progressive, innovative educator who rose to national prominence as the first African-American superintendent of schools in Oakland, California. The collection spans the years 1941-1975, and includes administrative documents, professional certifications, printed materials, photographs,...

 
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Gibson (D. G.) Papers

Businessman and civic leader D. G. Gibson (1891-1973) was born on February 14, 1891 in Calvert, Texas. After attending Guadalupe College in Seguin, Texas, he joined the 92nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army fighting in France during World War...

 
Gibson Family Papers

The Gibson Family Papers encompass materials relating to six family members: Audrey Gibson Robinson; Charles Nelson Gibson; Lucinda Ray Gibson; Lois Gibson; Maude E. Gibson; and Frederick D. Robinson. Papers consist of clippings, biographical information, a scrapbook, photographs and assorted...

 
Glover (Cleveland) Papers

The Cleveland Glover Papers include photographs, certificates, newspaper clippings, and a funeral program that document the life and activities of photographer Cleveland Glover. The bulk of the papers are photographs taken by Glover while serving in the U.S. Army in...

 
Green (Curtis E.) Photograph Collection

The Curtis E. Green Photograph Collection consists of 11 photographs documenting the Lawson National Distribution Company’s bus contract with the San Francisco Municipal Railway and the dedication ceremony of the Curtis E. Green Light Rail Center.

 
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Hackett Family Papers

The Hackett family immigrated to San Francisco in 1885, when James Alexander Hackett along with his wife, Alice, and daughter, Sadie, came to San Francisco in search of employment at the advice of his first cousin, Charles Calvin Petty, a...

 
Hackett (James E.) Papers

The James E. Hackett papers include 91 photographs and Olive Brackett’s class notes and textbook attending Lee Ann’s Academy of Cosmetology in Oakland, California. Photographs are arranged by subject into four subseries: Hackett family photographs, military service, NAACP events, and...

 
Hall (Marcus) Papers

Baritone singer Marcus Hall (1904-1977) was born on September 8, 1904 in California to William M. and Susie Hall. Papers include concert programs, correspondence, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, and photographs documenting the life and career of baritone singer Marcus Hall....

 
Harris (Charlotte) Papers

The Charlotte Harris Papers include photographs, postcards, church programs, and awards related to the activities of the Harris and Fletcher families. The bulk of the collection is photographs of family and friends of Charlotte Harris in Seattle, Washington and Berkeley,...

 
Harris (Erna P.) Papers

Erna P. Harris Papers consists of photographs of family and friends of Erna P. Harris, Gaynelle Harris’ certificates attending school in Enid, Oklahoma, and assorted printed material.

 
Harvey (Madison) Jr. Papers

The Madison Harvey Jr. papers include photographs, black history newsletters, and funeral programs documenting the life and professional activities of Madison Harvey Jr. The papers are organized in to three series: photographs, publications, and funeral programs. The bulk of the...

 
Hickerson Family Papers

The Hickerson Family Papers includes photographs, newspaper clippings, cards, programs, certificates, and musical scores related to the Hickerson and Swayzee families and their friends. The papers also document the Hickerson Family's involvement with the Oakland, CA First African Methodist Episcopal...

 
Hill (Ida) Photograph Collection

The Ida Hill Photograph Collection includes 29 photographs of various members of the Hill and Robinson families, group photographs of African American masons, and Dicy Robinson’s memorial card. A bulk of the collection are family photographs of William and Ida...

 
Home for Aged and Infirm Colored People of California Records

The Home for Aged and Infirm Colored People of California was established on September 26, 1892 in Oakland, California and was the first institution to provide elderly care and housing for African Americans in California. The organization was created by...

 
Horton (Edom and Susie) Papers

The Edom and Susie Horton papers consist of beauty school coursework, shipyard worker training materials, photographs, and employment records. The beauty school coursework materials include Susie Horton’s class notes, exams, and textbook attending the La Henri-Ana School of Beauty Culture...

 
Hudson (Annette Starr Bruce) Papers

The Annette Starr Bruce Hudson papers consist of photographs, correspondence, brochures, programs, newspapers clippings, awards, and ephemera documenting her career as an instructor of dance, modeling and charm classes.

 
Hudson (Luther M.) Papers

The Luther M. Hudson Papers include photographs, postcards, certificate of marriage, correspondence, funeral service program and guestbook, and newspaper clippings documenting the life and career of funeral home director Luther Hudson.

 
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Isaacs (Clarice) Papers

The Clarice Isaacs papers include assorted letters, thank you cards, and postcards from family and friends of Clarice Isaacs and two plaques awarded to Isaacs from the Circle of Positive Women and the YMCA Century Club.

 
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Jackson (Ida L.) Papers

The Ida L. Jackson papers encompass certificates, pamphlets, programs, correspondence, and photographs documenting her activities as the first African American public school teacher in Oakland and as the founder of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority on the west coast.

 
Jenkins (Harold) Photograph Collection

The Harold Jenkins Photograph Collection includes 81 photographs documenting Harold Jenkins' various businesses in downtown Oakland, California. A majority of the photographs are publicity stills of bands and performers, interior shots of patrons and employees, or exterior photographs of Jenkins'...

 
Jenkins (Phillip E.) Papers

The Phillip E. Jenkins papers include photographs, educational materials, military records, and organizational records of the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society.

 
Johnson (Helene) Photograph Collection

The Helene Johnson Photograph Collection includes 54 photographs of family and friends of Helene Johnson and group photographs of African American golfers at golf tournament awards ceremonies in the 1950s. The golfing photographs include group photographs of African American golfers...

 
Jones (Ambrosia Wysinger) Papers

Ambrosia Wysinger Jones Papers includes photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, newspaper clippings, legal documents, and ephemera that document the various business activities and family history of Ambrosia Wysinger Jones.

 
Joseph (E. F.) Photograph Collection

Photographer Emmanuel Francis (E. F.) Joseph (1900-1979) was born on November 8, 1900 in St. Lucia, West Indies. He was the first professional African American photographer in the San Francisco Bay Area operating a commercial and studio photography business in...

 
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Key (Troyce) Papers

The Troyce Key papers include correspondence, photographs, financial records, flyers, publicity material, and publications documenting the musical career of blues musician and nightclub owner Troyce Key. The papers are organized in to four series: Eli Mile High Records, Eli’s Mile...

 
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Larsen (Richard D.) Photograph Collection

The Richard D. Larsen photograph collection consists of 55 photographs of an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony in Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, California on March 7, 1978. Many of photographs show California Governor Jerry Brown speaking to a crowd...

 
Lasartemay Family Papers

The Lasartemay family papers include correspondence, essays, funeral and theater programs, invitations, résumés, photographs, and newspapers clippings documenting primarily the family’s participation in various civic organizations. The papers are organized in to four series: Eugene P. Lasartemay, Ruth Hackett Lasartemay,...

 
Leisure Arts Club Scrapbook

The Leisure Arts Club was founded on January 31, 1941 at the home of Althea Clark. Its purpose, as outlined in its constitution, was The collection consists of one scrapbook which documents the club's activities between 1941 and 1962. It...

 
Lumsden (Harold Thaxter) Collection

The Harold Thaxter Lumsden collection includes photographs, biographical material, sympathy card, and a pamphlet, , related to African American workers in the San Francisco Bay Area during World War II. The collection consists of portrait and family photographs of Harold...

 
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Mansfield (Otis Tarleton) Papers

The Otis Tarleton Mansfield Papers include six photographs of Otis Tarleton Mansfield and other African American soldiers who served in the U.S. Army and Navy during World War I. The papers also include Mansfield’s honorable discharge from the U.S. Naval...

 
Matthews (Miriam) Photograph Collection

The Miriam Matthews Photographic Collection consists of 121 photographic prints collected by Miriam Matthews largely related to African American history in California. Roughly half of the collection is photographs of notable African American politicians taken by photographer Harry A. Adams...

 
Men of Tomorrow, Inc. Oakland Chapter Records

The Men of Tomorrow, Inc. was a male African American civic and professional organization started in Oakland, California in 1954. Founded by Jefferson Beaver, Richard A.G. Foster, Aramis Fouche, Theodore R. Hardeman, H. Solomon Hill, L. Sylvester Odom, Kenneth F....

 
Middleton (Bernice) Papers

The Bernice Middleton papers include certificates, correspondence, photographs, meeting minutes, funeral programs, newspaper clippings, and a handwritten autobiography documenting the life and career of Bernice Middleton.

 
Montjoy Family Photograph Collection

The Montjoy Family Photograph Collection consists of 653 photographs of family and friends of the Montjoy family between 1900s-1980s. The bulk of the photographs are family photographs of the Montjoy family taken at residences in Alameda and Oakland, California during...

 
Moore (Melzrine and Warren) Papers

The Melzrine and Warren Moore papers include military records, correspondence, church and funeral programs, and photographs documenting the life of Melzrine and Warren Moore. The papers are organized into four series: Warren Moore, Melzrine Moore, photographs, and assorted printed material....

 
Moore-Atkins (Deitra) Collection

The Dietra Moore-Atkins collection consists of church programs, conference programs, and assorted religious handouts mostly of Baptist churches in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 1960s-1980s. The collection is organized in to three series: Church programs, Conference programs, and...

 
Mosley (Archians) Photograph Collection

The Archians Mosley Photograph Collection consists of 164 photographs documenting the activities of the 184th Medical Collecting Company while stationed in Schwäbisch Hall, Germany in the early 1950s. The photographs mostly show soldiers while on the U.S. army base in...

 
Mount Olive Baptist Church scrapbook

The Mount Olive Baptist Church was founded by Rev. George Johnson Jr. on February 11, 1963. The collection consists of one scrapbook documenting the first two years of the church's existence from 1963-1964. It encompasses correspondence, rosters, financial reports, membership...

 
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection includes newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, convention programs, ephemera, scrapbooks, and records created by national, regional, and local California branches of the NAACP. The collection is organized into five series:...

 
Netherland (Mayme C.) Collection

The Mayme C. Netherland Photograph Collection includes 41 photographs of friends and family of Mayme C. Netherland. Included in the collection are circa 1880s-1900s tin-type portraits and cabinet card portraits of African American women and men, as well as photographs...

 
Newkirk (George L.) Papers

The George L. Newkirk Papers consist of photographs, biographical material, and administrative files created while Newkirk served as the Director of Labor Relations and Management Development at the San Francisco Municipal Railway between 1985-1993.

 
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Page (Arthur R.) Collection

The Arthur R. Page collection includes photographs, baseball programs, and newspaper clippings documenting the baseball and military career of Arthur R. Page, one of the first African American baseball players to play on integrated baseball clubs in the United States...

 
Pearman (Reginald) Photograph Collection

Photojournalist Reginald A. Pearman worked as a staff photographer for the , , and the Associated Press and over his career was a regular contributor to Magazine, , and the . The Reginald Pearman photograph collection includes 614 photographic prints...

 
Phyllis Wheatley Club of the East Bay Records

The Phyllis Wheatley Club of the East Bay Records include administrative records, correspondence, event invitations and programs. Administrative records consist of the club’s constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes and notes, and financial ledgers.

 
Pittman (Tarea Hall and William) Papers

The Tarea Hall and William Pittman Papers includes photographs, correspondence, awards, certificates, financial and legal records, newspaper clippings, programs, and ephemera documenting the life and career of William Pittman and Tarea Hall Pittman.

 
Pitts (Robert B.) Collection

Regional HUD director Robert B. Pitts (1909-1985) was born in Macon, Georgia. After earning degrees from Howard University and the University of Washington, he served as the first regional director of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department from 1964-1970....

 
Potts (Lillian M.) Papers

The Lillian M. Potts papers include correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, photographs, ephemera, reports, and brochures documenting her involvement in California politics and civic and civil rights organizations. The collection is organized into four series: Political activities, Photographs, Educational activities, Religious...

 
Price (Electra Kimble) Collection

The Electra Kimble Price collection consists of a range of materials related to the Kimble and Price families, including photographs, a genealogy report on the Kimble family and ancestry, military papers, articles on family activities, educational and professional papers, and...

 
Proctor (Eudora C.) Papers

The Eudora Proctor Papers includes photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, musical programs, song books, and legal and financial records related to Proctor’s career as an entertainer, member of the USO, cosmetologist, and creator of the Eudora National S.L. E. Organization.

 
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Roberts Family Papers

The Roberts Family Papers document the activities of a family who achieved many milestones for African-Americans in California. Frederick Roberts was the first African American to graduate from Los Angeles High School and the first African American state assemblyman. In...

 
Rose (Joshua) Papers

The Joshua Rose Papers document Rose's life and contributions to the Oakland community as an executive for the Oakland YMCA and as a member of the Oakland Recreation Commission and the first African American to serve on the Oakland City...

 
Rousseau Family Papers

The Rousseau family was a family musical ensemble consisting of husband and wife, Walter H. and Margaret Rousseau, and their seven children: Anna E. Rousseau, James L. Rousseau, Charles P. Rousseau, Milton T. Rousseau, Margaret Rousseau, and Green M. Rousseau....

 
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Schaupp (Edward E.) Papers

The Edward E. Schaupp papers includes artifacts, ephemera, and photographs mostly related to the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The collection consist of eight protest buttons related to SNCC, C.O.R.E., fair housing, and the March on Washington, two arm/head...

 
Sellers Family Papers

The Sellers Family Papers includes photographs, certificates, graduation and funeral programs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings that document the life and activities of members of the Sellers family. The bulk of the papers are family photographs of the Sellers and Johnson...

 
Smith (James Alfred) Scrapbooks

The James Alfred Smith papers consists of two scrapbooks which document Smith's career between 1961 and 1983. They consist primarily of clippings relating to Smith's appointments and activities, his participation in conferences, his publications, and the history of Allen Temple...

 
Stephens Family Papers

The Stephens Family Papers consists of photographs and ephemera documenting Stephens Restaurant, Virginia's winning entry in a 1915 newspaper contest, and Virginia Stephens Coker's achievements as a lawyer.

 
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Thompson (Hadwick) Papers

Hadwick A. Thompson (1919-2002) was born on November 17, 1919 the son of Hadwick and Edna Thompson of Willows, California and the grandson of California pioneer Alvin Aaron Coffey. The Hadwick Thompson papers consist of twenty photographs, correspondence, business cards,...

 
Towns (Royal E.) Papers

Royal E. Towns (1899-1990) was born February 10, 1899 in Oakland, California to William and Elizabeth Scott Towns. The Royal E. Towns Papers consists of photographs, correspondence, publications, financial and legal records, and ephemera that document Towns’ work as a...

 
Turner (Morrie) Papers

Morrie Turner, the first nationally syndicated African American cartoonist, was born on December 11, 1923 in Oakland, California. In the 1960’s Turner created “Wee Pals” a comic strip about an ethnically diverse group of friends.The “Wee Pals” originally appeared in...

 
Twomey (Michael) Music Collection

The Michael Twomey Music Collection consists of 221 cassette tapes of live music recordings of various jazz and blues musicians in clubs and concert venues around the San Francisco Bay Area between 1971-1996. The collection includes recordings of many significant...

 
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Watts (William M.) Papers

William M. Watts (1885-1980) was born on February 15, 1885 in Lodi, Texas to Perry and Jane Watts. After earning a medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, Watts practiced medicine at hospitals in Houston, Texas and Fresno,...

 
Wells (Robertha J.) Papers

The Robertha J. Wells Papers include education material, certificates, programs, employment records, ephemera, and photographs documenting Robertha J. Wells, Earle Keikikane and the Wells family.

 
West Coast Negro Baseball Association Collection

The West Coast Negro Baseball Association was formed on March 9, 1946 at a meeting of the High Marine Social Club at the Elks Clubhouse in Oakland, California. The baseball league was spearheaded by two Berkeley firemen, Eddie Harris and...

 
Wiggan (Elvira Davis) Photograph Collection

The Elvira Wiggan Photograph Collection includes 18 photographs of friends and family of Elvira Davis Wiggan. Included in the collection is a 1860s tin-type portrait of an African American woman, several photographs of Elvira Wiggan’s uncle, Samuel Davis, and photographs...

 
Wildy (Marion E.) Papers

The Marion E. Wildy papers consists of photographs, diplomas, yearbooks, programs, speech, and correspondence documenting his education, military service, and family life. The papers are organized into three series: photographs, education, and biographical material. The bulk of the photographs is...

 
Wilson (Lionel J.) Collection

The Lionel J. Collection consists of newspaper clippings, political campaign flyers, biographical sketches, photographs, and programs documenting the political career of Oakland’s first black mayor Lionel J. Wilson. The collection is organized into five series: biographical material, programs, photographs, political...

 
Woods (Earline) Photograph Collection

The Earline Woods photograph collection consists of 58 photographs of African American churches, families, and civic organizations in Sacramento, California. The collection is organized into four subseries: family photographs, Sacramento churches, Women's Civic Improvement Club of Sacramento, and Assorted. The...

 
Wyatt (Faricita Hall) Papers

Educator, poet, and artist Faricita Hall Wyatt (1912-1993) was born on October 29, 1912 to William M. Hall and Susie Sylindia Pinkney Hall. Wyatt published two books of poetry The River Must Flow (1965) and By the Banks of the...

 
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Young Women's Christian Association Collection

The Young Women's Christian Association Collection consists of correspondence, event invitations and programs, meeting minutes, constitution and by-laws, and publications of the Young Women's Christian Association of Oakland collected by the East Bay Negro Historical Society. The collection is organized...