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Black Panther Party news sheets

 Collection
Identifier: 7116
Abstract A collection of five mimeographed communications from the Black Panther Party from 1968 to 1973. Between issues of The Black Panther newspaper, the Black Panther Party would issue mimeographed news sheets locally. The format, with its quick turnaround and low production cost, enabled the Black Panthers to address events within days or hours of their occurrence. Unlike the newspaper, which eventually was distributed in several cities, these mimeographed...
Dates: 1968 - 1973

Maceo Braxton, Jr. family photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7109
Abstract An album of family portraits and other material assembled at the time of Maceo Braxton, Jr.'s graduation from West Point in 1974. The more than 40 photographs in the album prominently feature Braxton (1953-2008)--a Black physician and military officer--as well as his parents, Maceo Braxton, Sr. (1922-1997) and Bernice Maiflorence Braxton (1924-2013), and his four siblings in their Los Angeles home. Many of the portraits feature Braxton's mother, Bernice, who worked at the University of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974; 1944; 1980

Floyd C. Covington papers

 Collection
Identifier: 7057
Abstract Floyd C. Covington was a Black civic leader in Los Angeles from the late 1920s to the 1970s. Through his work as the first Executive Director of the Los Angeles Urban League and his service in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Covington redefined social welfare and equal opportunity in both employment and housing for various communities in Los Angeles. Covington's papers contain his early scholarship and poetry from his youth and education in Seattle, Washington and Topeka,...
Dates: 1901 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970

Cliff Hall negatives and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7010
Abstract

This collection primarily consists of undeveloped negatives by African American Los Angeles photographer Cliff Hall (1925-2020), which appear to chiefly date from the 1950s to early 2000s. The images reflect photo shoots by Hall of society and cultural events and often document the Los Angeles African American community.

Dates: approximately 1950s-2000s

Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 7008
Abstract

The Ersey O'Brien scrapbooks consists of two ledger format spiral binders containing green bar computer paper that has been repurposed as scrapbook pages. The scrapbooks, one entitled "My friends" and the other "High School Memories," contain clippings and printed ephemera that document the activities of Jefferson High School alumni in Los Angeles from the 1950s through the 1980s.

Dates: 1950s-1980s

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