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Guide to the California Native Daughters Club Collection
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Administrative records

Physical Description: 7 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes constitutional by-laws and founding history for the California Native Daughters Club and the National Association of Colored Girls, as well as correspondence for club events, memberships, newsletters and meeting notes.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
 

Founding history and constitutional by-laws

Box 1:1

Constitution and by-laws, California Native Daughters Club and the National Association of Colored Girls circa 1957

Box 1:1

Founding history of the National Association of Colored Girls circa 1957

 

Correspondence

Box 1:2

Invitations for club events 1957-1963

Box 1:3

Letters and cards regarding club activities, membership outreach, membership inquiries and donations 1947-1965

 

Assorted printed material

Box 1:4

Draft of club newsletter 1959

Box 1:5

Programs 1959-1963

Box 1:6

Notes from club meeting circa 1950s

Box 1:7

Memorial tributes, notices, and membership certificates 1957-1965

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 4 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes two portraits of club members and duplicate photographs of the club exhibit board for the California Negro History Week.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1:8

Mrs. Willie Washington [001] circa 1950s

Box 1:8

Exhibit board for the California Negro History Week, plaque reads “Capwell’s salutes the California Negro History Week [002/003] circa 1950s

Box 1:8

Clipping of portrait of Amy DeSilva with handwritten note on possible genealogy for Amy DeSilva [004] circa 1950s

 

Assorted printed material

Physical Description: 2 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes newspaper clippings on the lives of a number of club members as well as an inscribed book.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:9

Newspaper clippings 1957-1969

Box 1:10

Skelding, Susie B. Birthday Flowers: Designs of Pansies and Roses; Violets; Eglantine; and Forget-Me-Nots and Four-Leaved Clover. Poems by Prominent Authors. White, Stokes, & Allen, New York, 1884. Inscribed “From: Vernon S. McDonald, Sonora, California. Used by the Sugg family of Sonora. To Ruth H. Lasartemay, November, 1980.” 1980