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Guide to the Marcus Hall Papers
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Concert programs

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes programs of concerts given by Marcus Hall, Roland Hayes, Justitia Gordon Davis, a theatrical production of The Swing Mikado, and De Paur's Infantry Chorus concerts in the U.S. and Latin America.
Box 1:1

De Paur's Infantry Chorus 1948-1965

Box 1:2

Hall, Marcus 1927-1933

Box 1:3

Hayes, Roland circa 1940s

Box 1:3

Davis, Justitia Gordon circa 1966

Box 1:3

The Swing Mikado 1939

Box 1:4

Correspondence

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Correspondence related to Hall's singing engagements.
 

Photographs

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes photographs of Marcus Hall's various singing engagements, mostly related to ship christening events at the Kaiser Shipyards during World War II.
Box 1:5

June Hall Saunders, William Pittman, and Tarea Hall Pittman [061] circa 1970s

Box 1:5

Marcus Hall, 1st occasion that sang in shipyard for M.H. De Young Museum [065] undated

Box 1:5

Contest in San Francisco [066] undated

Box 1:5

Marcus Hall singing to crowd [067] undated

Box 1:5

The launching day of the S.S. ‘Fisk Victory,’ Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [068] 1945

Box 1:5

The launching day of the S.S. ‘Allegheny Victory,’ Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [069] 1945

Box 1:5

Marcus Hall singing [70] undated

Box 1:5

The launching day of the S.S. ‘Lakeland Victory,’ Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [071] 1945

Box 1:5

The launching day of the S.S. ‘Enid Victory,’ Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [072] 1945

Box 1:5

The launching day of the S.S. ‘Robert S. Abbott Victory,’ Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [073-075, 091] 1944

Box 1:5

This is worth fighting for—Marcus Hall, baritone, Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [076] 1943

Box 1:5

Marcus Hall, our talented baritone, Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number One, Richmond, California [077] 1944

Box 1:5

Marcus Hall—baritone, Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [078] 1943

Box 1:5

Launching day of the S.S. ‘Marine Perch,' Shipyard Number Three of the Kaiser Company, Richmond, California [079] 1945

Box 1:5

Marcus Hall at piano with unidentified person [080] 9145

Box 1:5

Marcus Hall presents hard hat to Elsa Maxwell, Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number One, Richmond, California [081] 1944

Box 1:5

Launching day of the S.S. ‘New World Victory,’ Permanente Metals Corporation, Shipyard Number Two, Richmond, California [082] 1945

Box 1:5

Portrait of Marcus Hall [090] undated

Box 1:5

Portrait of unidentified woman undated

Box 1:5

Scene from The Swing Mikado [093-094] circa 1939

Box 1:5

Portrait of Justitia Davis undated

 

Biographical material

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes scrapbook with correspondence, programs, and photographs from Hall's time spent in England, newspaper clippings, passports, and obituary.
Box 1:5

Scrapbook 1927-1945, 1965

Box 1:7

Newspaper clippings 1932-1977

Box 1:8

Obituary 1977

Box 1: 9

Passports 1929, 1951

 

Printed material

Series Scope and Content Summary

Assorted printed items including an African American Bay Area event calendar, History of the Negro Music, and the tour schedule for the To Be Young, Gifted, and Black tour.
Box 1:10

We: A Monthly Calendar of Bay Area Events, Vol. 1, No. 7, 1958

Box 1:10

History of the Negro in Music undated

Box 1:10

To Be Young, Gifted, and Black tour schedule 1971