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Guide to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Collection
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West Coast Regional Office records

Physical Description: 6 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes press releases, memoranda, publications, employment statistics, training workshop material, and Tarea Hall Pittman's conference material.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:1

Employment statistics 1982-1985

Box 1:2

Memoranda 1962, 1978-1982

Box 1:3

Press releases 1973-1982

 

Publications

Box 1:4

Picturesque souvenir edition [2 copies] 1955

Box 1:4

NAACP civil rights program [2 copies] 1960

Box 1:4

West Coast Region NAACP biennial conference program, Asilomar, California 1963

Box 1:4

Legislative advocate’s report 1968-1977

Box 1:4

Invitation to special reception in honor of Clarence Mitchell 1970

Box 1:4

Call to conscience caucus convened by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and National Council of Negro Women, Inc. program 1970

Box 1:4

Tribute to Roy Wilkins flyer, Richmond Memorial Auditorium 1972

Box 1:4

Call to the capitol 1975

Box OM11

Western regional roundup newsletter, vol. 1 no. 1 1977

Box 1:4

Invitation to a reception for Charles Carter and Leroy Mobley 1980

Box 1:4

Town hall meeting, Kennedy High School Theater 1982

Box 1:4

NAACP Tenth annual equality through unity dinner invitation 1982

Box 1:4

Fourth annual NAACP ACT-SO media luncheon invitation [2 copies] 1982

Box 1:5

Tarea Pittman Hall conference materials 1979-1985

Box 1:6

Training workshop 1983-1985

 

NAACP publications

Physical Description: 9 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Assorted NAACP brochures, pamphlets, ephemera, constitutions, convention programs, and biographical sketches of NAACP leadership.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:7

Biographical sketches of NAACP leadership circa 1950s-1960s

 

Brochures

Box 1:8

You… your family… and the NAACP 1952

Box 1:8

Invest in freedom 1953

Box 1:8

NAACP special contribution fund 1959

Box 1:8

This is the NAACP 1959, 1965

Box 1:8

N.A.A.C.P.: its program and objectives [3 copies] circa 1950s

Box 1:8

Manual for workers in N.A.A.C.P. membership campaigns circa 1950s

Box 1:8

NAACP? Who, Me? … But why? There’s no Jim Crow here… 1961

Box 1:8

A life membership in the NAACP pays high dividends for democracy 1963

Box 1:8

Meeting your needs the NAACP 1963-1965

Box 1:8

Ballots, bullets, and blood: how blacks have died for the right to vote 1968

Box 1:8

Remarks of Roy Wilkins of New York City, executive director of the NAACP to the Teachers and Administrators of the Oakland, California public schools, September 5, 1968 1968

Box 1:8

The NAACP: its story, its program and objectives circa 1960s

Box 1:8

Noise is not strength 1977

Box 1:8

The challenge videotape – documentary circa 1970s

Box 1:8

In numbers we are strong [7 copies] circa 1980s

Box 1:8

The church and the NAACP: partners in progress circa 1980s

Box 1:9

Constitution 1981-1983

 

Convention programs

Box 1:10

47th annual convention program San Francisco, California 1956

 

73rd annual convention, Boston, Massachusetts

Box 1:10

NAACP convention delegate’s handbook 1982

Box 1:10

Fight for Freedom fund awards dinner program 1982

Box 1:10

Annual convention & 13th commerce & industry show program 1982

Box 1:10

Black family summit held on the historic campus of Fisk University program, May 3-5 [3 copies] 1984

 

75th diamond jubilee, Kansas City, Missouri

Box 1:10

75th diamond jubilee of the NAACP presents 32nd annual southeast regional convention leadership training development institute of branches, youth councils, and college chapters theme: “The now organization for the now generation,” 1984

Box 1:10

75th NAACP diamond jubilee Thalheimer awards winners 1984

Box 2:1

75th NAACP diamond jubilee convention welcome program [2 copies] 1984

Box 2:2

75th NAACP diamond jubilee convention session program [2 copies] 1984

Box 2:2

12th annual national NAACP membership luncheon program 1984

Box 2:2

NAACP convention delegate’s handbook 1984

 

76th annual convention, Dallas, Texas

Box 2:2

Prize drawing registration card 1985

Box 2:3

76th annual convention & 16th commerce and industry show session program 1985

Box 2:3

76th annual convention & 16th commerce and industry show welcome program 1985

Box 2:3

Convention map 1985

Box 2:3

NAACP convention delegate’s handbook 1985

Box 2:3

28th annual life membership luncheon program 1985

 

Ephemera

Box 2:4

20th anniversary campaign of N.A.A.C.P. for $200,000 donation card 1930

Box 2:4

40th annual conference honoring Dr. Ralph Bunche, Hollywood Bowl ticket stub 1949

Box 2:4

Greeting NAACP table sign 1956

Box 2:4

Stamps 1972-1977

Box 2:4

Dinner for Dr. W. F. Gibson flyer 1985

Box 2:4

Black history biography cards circa 1980s

 

Newsletters

Box OM11

NAACP Bulletin, vol. II, no. 8 1942

 

Pamphlets

Box 2:5

The objects of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1912

Box 2:5

Fight for Freedom Committee 1954

Box 2:5

It can be done! 1955

Box 2:5

Inside the N.A.A.C.P.: Ruby Hurley’s South 1957

Box 2:5

The street where you love and what you can do to improve it! 1960

Box 2:5

How to organize and conduct a successful N.A.A.C.P. membership campaign circa 1960s

Box 2:5

Equal employment opportunity: a plan for progress from North American Aviation, Inc. 1963

Box 2:5

People 1969

Box 2:5

The NAACP and reparations 1970

Box 2:5

The NAACP speaks to the troubled campus [2 copies] 1970

Box 2:5

Princess Cruises National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs 1983

Box 2:5

Afro-academic, cultural, technological and scientific Olympics 1985

Box 2:5

Home at last: NAACP dedication week 1986

Box 2:5

NAACP ACT-SO guidelines 1988

Box 2:5

How the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People began [3 copies] 1988

 

California regional and local branches

Physical Description: 12 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes assorted publications and records of California branches of the NAACP.

Arrangement

Arranged by NAACP branch.
 

Alameda County

Box 2:6

Letter calling for voting registrar volunteers 1948

Box 2:6

Seventh annual installation dinner program 1961

 

Alameda Co. Branch NAACP Bulletin

Box 2:6

January, 1950

Box 2:6

May, 1950

 

Bay Area Life Membership Club

Box 2:7

Life membership committee dinner program 1971

Box 2:7

Roy Wilkins speaking event flyer, Oakland, California 1971

Box 2:7

An evening with Sammy Davis, Jr. program 1972

Box 2:7

5th annual banquet invitation [2 copies] 1973

Box 2:7

9th annual banquet invitation [2 copies] 1977

Box 2:7

General electric TV raffle ticket 1977

Box 2:7

10th annual banquet invitation 1978

Box 2:7

11th annual banquet invitation [2 copies] 1979

Box 2:7

12th annual banquet invitation 1980

Box 2:7

16th annual banquet invitation 1984

Box 2:7

ACT-SO competitions benefit luncheon invitation 1984

Box 2:7

ACT-SO committee music program flyer 1984

Box 2:7

21st annual banquet program 1989

Box 2:7

24th annual banquet program 1992

Box 2:7

25th annual banquet program 1994

 

Berkeley

Box 2:8

Action conference flyer 1958

Box 2:8

BEAM newsletters 1961-1979

Box 2:8

Executive board roster 1965

Box 2:8

Youth Council group photograph 1965

Box 2:8

Berkeley Branch NAACP annual awards dinner program 1965

Box 2:8

Voting ticket flyer circa 1960s

Box 2:8

Board meeting flyer 1973

Box 2:8

General membership meeting memoranda 1978

Box 2:8

Berkeley Branch NAACP to present Vernon Jarrett press release 1978

Box 2:8

Twenty five year anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education flyer 1979

Box 2:8

Report on the status of the Berkeley public schools integration and quality education 1980

Box 2:8

Membership and freedom fund reports 1981-1983

Box 2:8

NAACP 73rd annual convention June 27 thru July 2, 1982 report 1982

Box 2:8

Report NAACP national convention New Orleans, Louisiana July 11 thru 15th 1983 1983

Box 2:8

Berkeley Branch NAACP third annual life membership dinner invitation 1983

Box 2:8

Berkeley Branch NAACP fourth annual life membership dinner program 1984

Box 2:8

Berkeley Branch NAACP fourth annual life membership dinner invitation 1985

 

El Cerrito

Box 3:1

Branchline newsletter 1982

Box 3:1

Youth & College Chapter newsletter 1987

 

Emeryville

Box 3:2

Fall cleanup rummage sale flyer 1975

 

Hercules-Pinole-Rodeo

Box 3:3

NAACP outlook newsletter January 1998

 

Los Angeles

Box 3:4

Labor’s recommendations voting flyer circa 1960s

Box 3:4

Program of Los Angeles Branch NAACP testimony honoring H. Claude Hudson, D.D.S. 1964

Box 3:4

Fourth annual life membership banquet program [2 copies] 1964

Box 3:4

Fifth annual life membership banquet program [2 copies] 1965

Box 3:4

Annual life membership banquet program 1966

Box 3:4

Annual life membership banquet program 1967

 

Northern Area

Box 3:5

Lorenza Jordan Cole piano recital advertisement 1920

Box 3:5

Northern Area conference program Northern Area conference program, 1982

Box 3:5

Northern Area conference president’s report 1982

Box OM11

Founders Day newsletter 1981

Box 3:5

Youthline newsletter 1982

 

Oakland

Box 3:6

First annual banquet and installation dinner program 1955

Box 3:6

A showcase of talent: an annual contest benefiting NAACP Oakland Chapter ticket 1972

Box 3:6

NAACP Oakland Branch credit union flyer 1973

Box 3:6

Boston today! Bay Area tomorrow? rally flyer [3 copies] 1975

Box 3:6

NAACP branches of the East Bay presents Benjamin L. Hooks flyer 1977

 

Newsletters

Box 3:6

May, 1982

Box 3:6

January 1986

Box 3:6

August 1993

Box 3:6

Letter to members of election results 1983

Box 3:6

Gala freedom fund/ membership banquet program 1992

Box 3:6

30th anniversary March on Washington flyer 1993

Box 3:6

Gala freedom fund/ membership banquet program 1996

Box 3:6

NAACP contract with Oakland 1996

Box 3:6

NAACP 2000 preparing a new generation for the struggle program [2 copies] 1997

Box 3:6

2 day NAACP self-help summit invitation 2002

 

San Francisco

Box 3:7

Annual report of the secretary of the San Francisco branch of the NAACP from November 20, 1937 to November 19, 1938 1938

Box 3:7

Office of the Mayor “Fight for Freedom week” proclamation 1954

Box 3:7

NAACP community forum flyer 1976

Box 3:7

City College of San Francisco voter registration flyer 1982

 

San Mateo

Box 3:8

Newsletter 1970

 

Tri-city Branch (Fairfield-Vacaville-Suisun)

Box 3:9

Newsletter May 1983

Box 3:10

2nd Annual Youth Conference, Oakland, California scrapbook 1942

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Scrapbook containing telegrams, correspondence, programs, flyers, and newspaper clippings documenting the 2nd annual youth conference held in Oakland, California in July, 1942.
Box 3:11-12

Newspaper clippings 1946-2002

Physical Description: 2 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes assorted newspaper clippings related to various NAACP branches mostly in California.