Smith (Rev. George Walker) Papers; Box 5, Virtual Folder 1: Board of Education Election Scrapbook, 1960's
- Digitized: 1960's
Scrapbook containing news clippings, correspondence, photographs, and other documents related to George W. Smith's service in, and election campaigns for, the San Diego Board of Education during the 1960s. Included are the following: clippings and correspondence related to Smith's 1965 election to School Board President, and that same year receiving the Lay Citizen's Award of Phi Delta Kappa (a national educational fraternity); materials related to Smith's 1967 campaign for re-election to the Board of Education; newsletters from the National School Board Association (NSBA), to which Smith was the first African American to be elected in 1967; and advertisements from Smith's first campaign for School Board in 1963. This scrapbook has been split into 19 parts due to file size restrictions.
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