African Americans--California--San Diego
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Alpha Kappa Alpha, Epsilon Xi Omega Chapter Records date from 1972 to 2017 and consist of the chapter's publications, files documenting regional conferences and local events, an official history, and scrapbooks. The souvenir journals for the annual Debutante Ball comprise the bulk of the records and are filed chronologically. The journals feature short biographies of each of the debutantes and showcase their service to the community and educational activities through the year-long season...
Dates: 1971 - 2017
Scope and Contents The Harold K. Brown Papers (1956-2000) document Brown's participation in the local Civil Rights Movement, his dedication to community economic development, and his professional life, with a heavy emphasis on the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Brown's role in the School Integration Task Force, and his involvement with the Black Economic Development Task Force. Highlights include the Congress of Racial Equality's actions against the employment practices of...
Dates: 1956-2000; Majority of material found in 1963-1965, 1990s
Dates: Digitized: October 27, 1966
Dates: Digitized: December 8, 1966
Dates: Digitized: October 20, 1966
Dates: Digitized: November 10, 1966
Scope and Contents The Earl B. Gilliam Papers document five decades of Gilliam’s career as a judge in San Diego County. The collection includes news clippings, photos, correspondence, invitations, federal bench nominations, court cases, class notes, scrapbooks, award certificates, court dockets, and judicial questionnaires. The majority of the material dates from around the 1940’s to the late 1990's, and highlights Gilliam’s community service, as well as his appointments to...
Dates: 1945-2011; Majority of material found in 1965-1981
Scope and Contents The Inter-Faith Prayer Fellowship Records contains records of more than six decades of church activity that include handwritten speeches, event programs, newspaper clippings, photos, publications, audio and video recordings, personal papers, organizational documents, and related church records. During this time, Martha S. Featherston organized women’s groups, founded the Inter-Faith Prayer Fellowship, spoke at various like-minded organization’s events, and...
Dates: 1957-2017; Majority of material found in 1983-2017
Scope and Contents The Reverend George Walker Smith Papers document Smith's ministerial career in San Diego at the Golden Hill United Presbyterian Church and Christ United Presbyterian Church, as well as his political, social, educational, and religious achievements. The collection includes sermons, church announcements, correspondence, Board of Education scrapbooks, news clippings, accolades, plaques and certificates of achievement, Kiwanis Club Information, and...
Scope and Contents The Leon Williams Papers document three decades of William's public service career, and includes news clippings, photos, correspondence, invitations, public appearance forms, public opinions, campaign information, reports, ordinances, plaques, certificates of achievement, various committee files, and conference minutes. During his time on city council, Williams advocated land use programs, revitalization of older neighborhoods, and the use of public...