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The Yvonne Brathwaite Burke papers contain the records of the political activities of Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, University of Southern California Gould Law School alumna, state and federal legislator, and county official. Included in this collection are the records from Burke's second tenure on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (1992-2008).
California Historical Society collection of Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce records and photographs
The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce materials document the activities of the organization from 1888 through the 1960s. Included in the collection are minutes from the Board of Director’s meetings, reports and publications from various government agencies and business, manufacturing and trade associations; a 35-year run of the Southern California Business Journal; exhibit and promotional graphics; and photographic materials, including prints, negatives, and slides.
The collection reflects the activities of the California Historical Society’s Southern California Branch from the late 1970s through the early 1990s. The primary visual collection was the C.C. Pierce photographic collection, acquired by the Society from the Title Insurance and Trust Corporation (TICOR) in 1941. The majority of the photographic materials have been digitized and incorporated into the USC Digital Library.
Family history of B. F. Coulter, photographs, business correspondence, clippings; photographs of window and counter displays. The family business was founded in 1878 in Los Angeles and flourished until the 1960s.
The collection contains records of the activities of the First Century Families, especially centered on the planning and implementation of the group's annual luncheon. Considerable genealogical and biographical material is also contained herein. The collection also includes 22.4 gigabytes of audio and video files.
Clipping service scrapbooks on the later life of Getty (1892-1976), the construction of the Getty Museum in Malibu, and the settlement of his estate; clippings and photographs of the museum; album of letters, 1955-56, to Getty regarding his book, Collector's Choice.
The collection consists of manuscripts, drafts of sermons, church and personal correspondence and photographs of Dr. Thomas Kilgore, Jr., pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Los Angeles from 1963-1985 and a noted civil rights and civic leader. A subsequent accrual to the original collection includes a large number of plaques and awards, as well as audiovisual materials and ephemera.