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Biographical material

Physical Description: 35 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes financial records, personal correspondence, wills, biographical timeline, vaccination and membership cards, awards and certificates, and funeral programs.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by format.
Box 1:1

Biographical timeline circa 1978

Box 1:2

Business and membership cards 1936-1987

 

Employment

Box 1:3

Desk nameplate undated

Box 1:4

United States post office San Francisco, California 1946

Box 1:4

U.S.S. Quincy equipment receipt 1945

Box 1:4

United States of America Railroad Retirement Board certificate of service months and wages circa 1945

Box 1:5

Financial records 1946-1986

Box 1:6

Funeral program [7 copies] 1987

Box 1:7-8

General correspondence 1942-1986

Box 1:9

Invitations and thank you cards 1962-1986

Box 1:10

Last will and testament of Frances Mary Albrier 1959, 1975

Box 1:11-12

Newspaper clippings 1957-1987

Box 1:13

Oral history projects 1977-1978

Box 1:14

Postcards 1941, 1972-1973 and undated

Box 1:15

“Thought of the day …,” circa 1940s

Box 1:16

Vaccination card 1960

Box 1:17

War ration books circa 1940s

Box 1:18

Willie Albrier funeral service 1958

 

Awards

Box 1:19

Advocates for Women certificate of appreciation 1979

Box 5

Alpha Chi Pi Omega 1963

Box 5

Association of Africans and African-Americans pre-Kwanzaa award 1978

Box 5

Bay Area Democratic Women achievement award 1967

Box 5

Bay Area Tuskegee Club 1960

Box 1:21

Berkeley Commission on Employment & Training valuable service award 1981

Box 1:19

Certificate of merit in celebration of Women’s History Month 1987

Box 1:21

City of Berkeley certificate of appreciation for civil rights 1983

Box 1:19

City of Berkeley certificate of recognition 1976

Box 1:21

City of Berkeley Commission on Employment and Training certificate of appreciation 1979

Box 7

Berkeley Committee on Aging appreciation award undated

Box 1:21

City of Berkeley proclamation Frances M. Albrier Community Center Day undated

Box 1:20

East Bay Skills Center Honorary G.E.D. 1979

Box 1:20

East Bay Negro Historical Society 1975

Box 5

Ethnic Minority Association of California 1974

Box OM17

Equal Rights Advocates award 1987

Box 5

The Nebraskans undated

Box 5

New Light Seniors 1976

Box 5

Sacramento-Ashby-Adeline-Alcatraz Task Force 1984

Box 5

Sacramento-Ashby Improvement Association undated

Box 5

San Pablo Neighborhood Council 1976

Box 5

Sun Reporter Women of the Year award 1966

Box 5

YAP merit award 1978

Box 5

YMCA service award undated

 

Civic organizations

Physical Description: 80 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes records documenting Albrier's participation on various committees, civic and civil rights groups, and women's clubs in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by organization or committee.
Box 1:22

Berkeley Committee on Aging 1965-1979

 

Berkeley Neighborhood Legal Services

Box 1:23

“Proposal regarding continuous funding for Berkeley Neighborhood Legal Services a non-profit corporation to provide services to the poor” [2 copies] circa 1979

Box 1:24

Brief re: funding of Berkeley Neighborhood Legal Services Program circa 1979

Box 1:23

Letter to Joaquin Celaya 1980

 

Berkeley Senior Center

Box 1:25

Assorted 1966-1979

Box 1:26

Awards 1972-1979

 

Board of directors

Box 1:27

Roster 1962

Box 1:27

Meeting minutes 1962

Box 1:28

Correspondence 1969-1978

Box 1:29

Frances Albrier appreciation day program 1983

Box 1:30

History of the Berkeley Senior Center circa 1970s

Box 1:31

Job descriptions 1976 and undated

Box 1:32

Petition for establishment of a community center in South Berkeley to the city council of Berkeley, California 1940

Box 1:33

Program of dedication 1966

Box 1:33

South Berkeley Senior Citizens Center dedication program 1977

Box 1:34

The Nugget newsletters 1968-1978

Box 1:35

California Committee on Aging 1969-1977

 

California State Association of Women, Inc.

Box 1:36

By-laws circa 1940s-1950s

Box 1:36

Woman’s Journal 1954

Box 1:36

57th annual state convention program 1963

Box 1:37

East Bay Negro Historical Society 1967-1987

 

Fanny Hall Children’s Home and Day Nursery, Inc.

Box 1:38

Membership brochure circa 1940s

Box 1:38

Correspondence 1960-1961

Box 1:38

“The true story of Fannie Wall home,” circa 1958

Box 1:39

Herrick Memorial Hospital 1970-1980

Box 2:1

International Black Community Automobile Dealers’ Association, Inc. articles of incorporation 1967

Box 1:2

Title 1965

 

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

 

Awards

Box 2:2

25 years of service diploma 1984

Box 2:2

Northern Area Conference NAACP foot-soldier award 1981

Box 2:3

Correspondence 1967-1976

 

Berkeley Branch

Box 2:4

Executive board meeting notes 1968

Box 2:4

Memoranda re: school integration 1967

Box 2:5

Membership lists and notes 1967-1970

Box 2:4

Officer election ballot 1968

Box 2:6

Position statement on federal contract compliance 1967

 

Publications

Box 2:7

Freedom fund banquet program 1981

Box 2:7

BEAM newsletter 1967

Box 2:4

Statement on Berkeley police brutality circa 1960s

Box 2:7

Treasurer’s reports 1967-1969

Box 2:2

Membership card 1969

 

Publications

 

Brochures

Box 2:8

NAACP: meeting your needs April, 1965

Box 2:8

The NAACP guards your right [3 copies] circa 1960s

Box 2:8

The story of the NAACP its program and objectives [3 copies] 1967

 

Constitutions

Box 2:8

Constitution for youth councils, junior youth councils, and young adult youth councils of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1964

Box 2:8

Constitution and by-laws for branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [2 copies] 1960

Box 2:8

Constitution of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [2 copies] 1964

Box 2:8

Constitution and by-laws for branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People [2 copies] 1967

 

Flyers

Box 2:8

NAACP membership station join here! circa 1960s

Box 2:8

Riot prevention 1967

 

Pamphlets

Box 2:8

Hints for better branch administration 1962

Box 2:8

Implementing the report of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders circa 1960s

Box 2:8

NAACP 57th annual convention resolutions July, 5-9 1966 Los Angeles, California [2 copies] 1966

Box 2:8

Understanding NAACP policy [2 copies] 1962

Box 2:2

Raymond Ross affidavit 1964

 

West Coast Region

Box 2:9

Bay Area life membership club annual banquet program 1976

Box 2:9

Constitution and by-laws 1965

Box 2:9

First bi-ennial conference program Asilomar, California 1954

Box 2:9

Memoranda 1967-1969

 

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

 

San Francisco Chapter

Box 2:10

Authority to organize a chapter form undated

Box 2:11

Correspondence 1957-1969

Box 2:12

Committee and membership rosters 1956-1957

Box 2:13

Debutante ball 1967

Box 2:10

Frances Albrier membership card 1949

Box 2:14

Mayor’s proclamation honoring Mary Bethune Cookman 1957

Box 2:14

Meeting notes circa 1957

Box 2:15

Memo president’s desk 1957

Box 2:16

Programs 1954-1973

Box 2:14

Skit script undated

Box 5

Life member’s guild award undated

 

Assorted printed material

Box OM17

41st national convention poster 1983

Box 2:15

Programs 1954-1987

 

Reports

Box 2:16

Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Inc. report to the 22nd annual convention of the National Council of Negro Women 1967

Box 2:17

Local councils financial report 1957

Box 2:17

National Council of Negro Women report 1953-1957 [2 copies] 1957

Box 2:18

Women United souvenir year book sixteenth anniversary 1951

Box 2:19

Northern California Caucus on the Black Aged 1971-1979

 

Northern Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc.

Box 2:20

Articles of incorporation 1914, 1965

Box 2:21

Clubs, presidents, and queens undated

Box 2:22-23

Constitution and by-laws [12 copies] 1958, 1964

Box 2:24

Correspondence 1963-1975

Box 2:25

Deeds 1918-1946

 

Financial records

Box 2:26

Receipts 1922-1969

Box 2:27

Balance sheets/ledgers 1937-1941; 1958-1959

Box 2:28

Meeting minutes / sign-in sheets 1964-1965

Box 2:21

Membership card 1966

Box 2:21

Report to members 1957

Box 2:29

Resolutions to purchase property at 13th St. and Peralta St. 1918

Box 2:30

Title and fire insurance policies 1914-1942

Box 2:21

Tribute to Frances Mary Albrier program 1987

Box 3:1

San Francisco Negro Historical and Cultural Society 1957-1968

 

South Berkeley Model Cities Program

Box 3:2

A model cities guide 1962

Box 3:3

Berkeley city manager memoranda 1970

Box 3:4

By-laws of the South Berkeley Model Cities Neighborhood Council 1969

Box 3:5

Committee meetings 1970-1971

Box 3:6

Community development: Where have we been? Where are we now? Where are we going? 1974

Box 3:7

Correspondence 1968-1977

Box 3:8

Flyers 1970 and undated

Box 3:9

Newspaper clippings 1971

Box 3:10

Objectives and strategies undated

Box 3:2

Planning grant application summary 1968

Box 3:11

Priority checklist of projects circa 1971

Box 3:12

South Berkeley model cities program submission 2: problem analysis 1970

Box 3:12

South Berkeley model cities? Start here [2 copies] undated

Box 3:13

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development transmittals 1970

Box 3:14

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development model cities program questions and answers brochures 1968-1970

 

Women’s Art & Industrial Club, Inc.

Box 3:15

Articles of incorporation 1926

Box 5

Appreciation award given to Frances Albrier for outstanding service and dedicated leadership for new club house 1962

Box 3:16

Correspondence 1926-1973

Box 3:17

Deeds 1926-1931

 

Fashion show

Box 3:18

Flyer 1966

Box 3:18

Planning notes 1966

Box 3:18

Tickets 1970, 1975

Box 3:19

Fire insurance policy 1950

 

Financial records

Box 3:20

Builders contracts 1935, 1948

Box 3:21

City of Oakland and Alameda County tax statements 1926-1956

Box 3:22

Financial statements / ledgers 1950-1956

Box 3:23

Invoices 1954-1956

Box 3:24

Money receipt books 1953-1956

Box 3:25

Rent receipts 1953-1966

Box 3:26

Club house subscriber contracts 1926

Box 3:27

Lease 1942-1948

Box 3:28

Membership dues books 1956-1976

Box OM17

Scrapbook circa 1950s

Box 3:29

Yearbooks 1939-1967

 

Political activities

Physical Description: 9 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes campaign flyers, correspondence, charter agreements, membership cards, and inaugural programs related to Frances Albrier's political activities.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by format.
Box 3:30

Berkeley Black Council 1981-1985

 

Campaign flyers

Box 3:31

Assorted circa 1960s-1970s

Box 3:32

Berkeley City Council 1957-1977

Box 3:33

City of Berkeley consent calendar to rename San Pablo Recreation Center 1983

Box 3:34

Correspondence 1946-1982

Box 3:35

Democratic Central Committee of Alameda County 1957 and undated

Box 3:36

Golden Gate Democratic Club application for charter and agreement 1959

Box 3:37

Membership cards / passes 1942-1977

Box 3:38

Programs 1948-1978

 

Educational activities

Physical Description: 20 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes posters, study kits, pamphlets, visual aids, and calendars used by Frances Albrier for teaching black history to students. Also included are her teaching notes, Oakland Public Schools volunteer program forms, and students' thank you letters.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
 

Black history teaching materials

 

Calendars

Box 3:39

Calendar: twelve American women 1942

Box OM17

Negro women of the post civil war period who were noted for their achievement and charm,” Supreme Life Insurance Company of America [3 copies] 1965

Box 3:39

Negro heritage library calendar 1966

Box OM17

The Negro speaks of Rivers, Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company 1968

Box 3:39

The fifteenth amendment and Black America in the century 1870-1970 1970

Box OM17

Seagram’s Negro historical calendar 1970

Box OM17

The quest for success: black entrepreneurs in America , Miller Brewing Company 1985

 

Pamphlets

Box 3:40

Afro-Americans in the far West: a handbook for educators / Jack D.Forbes circa 1960s

Box 3:40

The American Negro: a history in biography & pictures / Norman McRae and Jerry Blocker 1965

Box 3:40

American traveler’s guide to Negro history / American Oil Company 1963

Box 3:40

Digane: a reappraisal of the Zulu king / Felix Chukwuemeka Okaye circa 1960s

Box 3:40

Distaff to history / Joseph V. Baker Associates circa 1960s

Box 3:40

Negro Americans / Time Magazine [2 copies] 1964

Box 3:41

Negroes heroes of emancipation / National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1964

Box 3:41

Negro History Week / Association for the Study of Negro Life and History 1969

Box 3:41

The Negro in America / Youth Adult Division of the Oakland Public Library 1967

Box 3:41

The Negro in education timeline circa 1957

Box 3:41

Nigeria circa 1960s

Box 3:41

An outline of Negro history: a brief list of accomplishments by Negroes in the United States and foreign lands / Robert E. Brown, Federal Security Agency, National Youth Administration for California, Division of Information [3 copies] 1941

Box 3:41

The saga of Harriet Tubman: the Moses of her people / Bertram A. Fitzgerald ed. [2 copies] 1967

Box 3:41

The saga of Toussaint L’Ouverture and the birth of Haiti / Bertram A. Fitzgerald ed. [2 copies] 1966

Box 3:41

Suggestions for the teaching of Negro history / Association for the Study of Negro Life and History 1970

Box 3:41

West Africa before Columbus / Lillian Duffy 1969

 

Posters

Box OM17

African history, art, music, literature: evidences of black culture [3 copies] 1972

Box OM17

The fifteenth amendment and black America in the century, 1870-1970 [4 copies] 1970

Box OM17

Freedom and responsibility: Negro history and a new birth of freedom circa 1960s

Box OM17

Freedom trails of Negro history in Boston undated

Box OM17

Hop scotch / Margaret Burroughs undated

Box OM17

Marcus Garvey week 1967

Box OM17

Negro History Week: freedom from racial myths and stereotypes through Negro history 1965

Box OM17

Negro history: a basis for the new freedom [2 copies] 1964

Box OM17

Negro history and the fourteenth amendment 1968

Box OM17

The races of mankind undated

Box OM17

Twentieth century Americans of Negro lineage [2 copies] 1965

 

Study kits and visual aids

Box 4:2

Negro history study kit / Association for the Study of Negro Life and History 1968

Box 4:3

Profiles of black Americans / Dexter & Westbrook 1969

Box 4:4

Assorted photographs and woodcut prints, The Associated Publishers 1927, 1948, 1965

Box OM16

Portraits: twentieth century Americans of Negro lineage / Friendship Press 1965

Box OM16

Negroes in our history, no. 1 / Afro-AM Publishing Company, Inc. [2 copies] circa 1960s

Box 4:5

Assorted portraits of famous black Americans undated

Box 4:6

Assorted visual aids undated

Box OM16

Assorted visual aids undated

Box 4:7

Negro History Week 1961-1973 and undated

Box 4:8

Oakland Public Schools volunteer program forms 1967

 

Student thank you letters

Box 4:9

Crocker Highlands School 1967

Box 4:9

Duran pre-school 1968

Box 4:9

Grass Valley School 1967

Box 4:9

J. Miller School, Oakland, California 1967

Box 4:9

Maxwell Park School, Oakland, California 1967

Box 4:10

Teaching notes undated

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 189 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 189 photographs of Frances Albrier's family, friends, and related to her participation in various civic and women's groups.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 4:11

Elderly men and women seated at banquet tables [001] 1978

Box 4:11

Negro History exhibit at Boy Scout-O-Rama held at Cow Palace, San Francisco, California [002] 1965

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier and woman holding microphone in banquet hall [003] 1978

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier and Mr. Tupper holding microphone in banquet hall [004] 1978

Box 4:11

Elderly women seated at banquet tables, reverse: 'Whalen, LaDueux, Mrs. Tompkins' [005] 1978

Box 4:11

Elderly men and women seated at banquet tables [006] 1978

Box 4:11

Elderly women seated at banquet tables, reverse: 'Mrs. Turner Mrs.LaDoux' [007] 1978

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier and Janie Oliver holding microphone in banquet hall [008] 1978

Box 4:11

Group photograph of members of the National Council of Negro Women San Francisco Chapter attending dinner after regional meeting [009] 1954

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier and two women standing next to woman holding a trophy [010] circa 1970s

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier and two women standing next to woman holding a trophy [011] circa 1970s

Box 4:11

Crowd attending Berkeley Senior Center open house event [012] 1979

Box 4:11

Ray Bell publicity still, caption: 'To Frances best wishes Ray Bell' [013] undated

Box 4:11

Negro History exhibit at Boy Scout-O-Rama held at Cow Palace, San Francisco, California [014] 1965

Box 4:11

Elderly men and women seated at banquet tables, reverse: 'Mr. Tupper, Mrs. Johnson, Mr Johnson 100' [015] 1978

Box 4:11

Negro History exhibit at Boy Scout-O-Rama held at Cow Palace, San Francisco, California [016] 1965

Box 4:11

Members of the National Council of Negro Women San Francisco Chapter attending dinner after regional meeting [017] 1954

Box 4:11

Negro History exhibit at Boy Scout-O-Rama held at Cow Palace, San Francisco, California [018] 1965

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier and seven men and women dressed in mason regalia, caption: 'civil liberties' [019] circa 1950s

Box 4:11

Four women standing in commercial kitchen, reverse: 'Rosemary, Effie, Mabel Jackson, Kay Harwig' [020] circa 1980s

Box 4:11

Group photograph of Frances Albrier with Mary McLeod Bethune and men and women dressed in mason regalia, caption: 'civil liberties' [021] circa 1950s

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier delivering speech at podium, reverse: 'Albrier podium, Suzanne Director, Chinese minister, Joan Kasten, Howard Campbell' [022] circa 1980s

Box 4:12

Frances Albrier sitting in wicker chair [023] circa 1980s

Box 4:12

King of Uganda and nephew holding America Needs An Ideology book attending the Moral Re-Armament Assembly of Nations, Mackinac Island [024] circa 1950s

Box 4:11

Group of men shaking hands at the Moral Re-Armament Assembly of Nations, Mackinac Island [025 A/B] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Three women wearing kimonos [026] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Crowd sitting in assembly hall [027] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Group of men in African dress seated on stage [028] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Three women in kimonos speaking to audience [029] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Four men talking on veranda [030] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Boy and girl in kimono talking to man [031] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Portrait of Frances Albrier [032] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Portrait of a baby boy, caption: 'Merry Xmas James Lee' [033] circa 1950s

Box 4:12

Portrait of a woman, inscribed: 'To Frances & Bill from Mel Baldivest [?] March 6 1946' [034] 1946

Box 4:12

Members of the San Francisco Negro Historical and Cultural Society dedicating Mary Ellen Pleasant historical marker [035] 1965

Box 4:12

Frances Albrier and three members of the San Francisco Negro Historical and Cultural Society attending Mary Ellen Pleasant historical marker dedication [036] 1965

Box 4:12

Members of the San Francisco Negro Historical and Cultural Society attending Mary Ellen Pleasant historical marker dedication [037] 1965

Box 4:12

Mary Ellen Pleasant historical marker [038] 1965

Box 4:12

Mary Ellen Pleasant historical marker [039] 1965

Box 4:12

Frances Albrier sitting at table with group of women [040] circa 1960s

Box 4:12

Frances Albrier and Kivie Kaplan presenting N.A.A.C.P. life membership to Euna Tucker [041] 1956

Box 4:12

Frances Albrier sitting at table with group of women with Paul Robeson [?] [042] circa 1960s

Box 4:12

Martha Johnson, Mr. Irwin and members of the Historical Quilting Club of Sausalito sitting beneath Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman quilts [043] circa 1960s

Box 4:12

Martha Johnson, Mr. Irwin and members of the Historical Quilting Club of Sausalito sitting beneath Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman quilts [044] circa 1960s

Box 4:13

Frances Albrier with members of the Alameda County Democratic Central Committee [045] 1952

Box 4:13

Two women holding index cards [046] circa 1960s

Box 4:13

Frances Albrier standing beside 'East Bay Negro Historical Society honors The Builders of Bridges' banner [047] circa 1960s

Box 4:13

Mary McLeod Bethune sitting in chair changing radio station, caption: 'In my Washington bedroom' [048] 1948

Box 4:13

Council of Negro Women's National Negro History Week exhibit [049] 1957

Box 4:13

Pianist Hazel Scott and Mary McLeod Bethune on stage, Daytona Beach, Florida [050] 1950

Box 4:11

Two women standing in front of house with two men in military uniform [051] 1942

Box 4:11

Two women standing in front of house with five men in military uniform [052] 1942

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier and army nurse Mrs. K. Randle [053] circa 1940s

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier's passport photographs [054] circa 1980s

Box 4:11

Wedding portrait of bride and groom, reverse: 'To Nana, love Barbara & Mike' [055] 1968

Box 4:11

Four African wood sculptures of heads, caption: 'African art Nigeria' [056] circa 1960s

Box 4:11

Group of women sitting at buffet table [057] circa 1950s

Box 4:11

Empty carpeted room with sliding glass door, reverse: 'Front room 525 Mandana #305 Oakland' [058] 1987

Box 4:11

Portrait of Frances Albrier in American Red Cross uniform [059] circa 1940s

Box 4:11

Hospital staff standing at bedside of patients on veranda [060] circa 1900s

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier holding California State Assembly resolution [061 A/B] circa 1970s

Box 4:11

Colorized portrait of Frances Albrier in American Red Cross uniform [062 A/B] circa 1940s

Box 4:11

Colorized portrait of Frances Albrier [063] circa 1940s

Box 4:11

Portrait of a woman [064] circa 1950s

Box 4:11

Frances Albrier sitting at banquet table with group of women, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois [065] 1968

Box 4:11

Three women and a man sitting in chairs in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [066] 1984

Box 4:11

Woman standing at podium, Ruth Acty and two men sitting on stage, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [067] 1984

Box 4:11

Group of men and women sitting in chairs in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [068] 1984

Box 4:11

Audience sitting at banquet tables in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [069] 1984

Box 4:11

Audience sitting at banquet tables in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [070] 1984

Box 4:14

Audience sitting at banquet tables in meeting room next to bulletin board, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [071] 1984

Box 4:14

Audience sitting at banquet tables in meeting room next to bulletin board, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [072] 1984

Box 4:14

Audience sitting at banquet tables in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [073] 1984

Box 4:14

Audience sitting at banquet tables in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [074] 1984

Box 4:14

Men and women sitting in chairs on stage in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [075] 1984

Box 4:14

Men and women sitting in chairs on stage in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [076] 1984

Box 4:14

Men and women sitting in chairs on stage in meeting room, South Berkeley Senior Center [?] [077] 1984

Box 4:14

Man sitting by lake under a n umbrella [078] 1985

Box 4:14

People waiting in office [079] 1985

Box 4:14

Wash basin [080] 1985

Box 4:14

Parquet floor [081] 1985

Box 4:14

Girl crossing a street, people walking up staircase in the background [082] 1985

Box 4:14

Two women sitting at dining table, waiter holding tray in the background [083] 1985

Box 4:14

Men and women sitting at conference table [084] 1985

Box 4:14

Men and women sitting at conference table [085] 1985

Box 4:14

Aerial view of river [086] 1985

Box 4:14

Transmission tower surrounded by agricultural fields [087] 1985

Box 4:13

Frances Albrier Community Center dedication [contact print] [088] 1984

Box 4:13

Frances Albrier Community Center dedication [contact print] [089] 1984

Box 4:13

Frances Albrier Community Center dedication [contact print] [090] 1984

Box 4:13

Frances Albrier Community Center dedication [contact print] [091] 1984

Box 4:14

Man holding up two fish on boat [neg.][092] undated

Box 4:14

Man holding up two fish on boat [neg.][093] undated

Box 4:14

Ship at sea [neg.][094] undated

Box 4:14

Five men standing next to house [neg.][095] undated

Box 4:13

Negatives [096-115] circa 1980s

Box 4:13

Negatives [116-123] circa 1980s

Box 4:13

Negatives [124-138] circa 1980s

Box 4:13

Negatives [139-148] circa 1980s

Box 4:13

Negatives [149-172] circa 1980s

Box 4:13

Negatives [173-184] circa 1980s

Box 4:13

Portrait of Frances Albrier [185 A-E] circa 1940s

Box OM17

Group photograph of members of the Women's Art & Industrial Club in garden at the home of Frances Albrier, seated (left-right): Frances Albrier, Linzink Cooper, Rosie Derbigny, Cristina Ross, Chlora H. Sledge, standing (left-right): Emily Norman McKinney, Emma Bolmer, Mattie Williams, Carrie Taylor, Lillie Wilkerson, Pauline McCoy, Mattie Dickenson, Varone Perry, Maud Brooks [186] circa 1940s

Box OM17

Wedding portrait of bride and groom, inscribed: 'Merry Xmas Eddie & Luana' [187] circa 1960s

Box 7

Panorama group photograph of the 28th biennial convention of the National Association of Colored Women, Belmont High School, Los Angeles, California [188] 1952

Box 7

Panorama group photograph of the 22th annual awards dinner of the National Council of Negro Women, Grand ballroom, Willard Hotel, Washington D.C. [189] 1957

 

Assorted printed material

Physical Description: 16 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes assorted books, brochures, directories, ephemera, essays, flyers, pamphlets, programs, and periodicals most related to Albrier's work with African American civil rights, senior citizens, black history, United Negro Improvement Association, and the Tuskegee Institute.

Arrangement

Arranged by format or subject.
 

Books

Box 4:15

Any one can bake / Royal Baking Powder Company 1929

Box 4:15

Basic laws of parliamentary law and protocol / Marguerite Grumme 1955

Box 4:15

Now let us pray / Charlotte J. Chambliss 1982

Box 4:16

Pioneers of Negro origin in California / Sue Bailey Thurman 1949

Box 4:16

Woodland cookery / Girl Scouts of America, Inc. 1932

 

Brochures

Box 4:17

Acorn redevelopment area 1961

Box 4:17

Association for the Study of Negro Life and History [2 copies] 1960s

Box 4:17

Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History leadership conference [3 copies] 1976

Box 4:17

California Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc. circa 1970s

Box 4:17

Chancellor Hotel, San Francisco, California 1986

Box 4:17

Frederick Douglass home, United States Department of the Interior [3 copies] circa 1970s

Box 4:17

International library of Negro life and history [3 copies] circa 1980s

Box 4:17

Olan Mills club plan 1989

Box 4:17

Full partnership of women in our democracy, President’s Commission on the Status of Women 1962

Box 4:17

Souvenir of Mackinac Island, Michigan circa 1960s

Box 4:17

Vote “no” on proposition 14, Catholic dioceses of California 1963

Box 4:17

Women of courage, Black Women Oral History Project, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College circa 1980s

 

Directories

Box 4:18

City of Berkeley personnel directories 1959-1968

Box 4:18

Oakland Men of Tomorrow, Inc. directory 1967

Box 4:18

Social, historical, and religious organization list / San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Research Department 1958

Box 4:18

The success directory / Committee for Community Solidarity, Inc. 1959

Box 4:19

Ephemera 1972-1974 and undated

 

Essays / speeches

Box 4:20

A black man looks at the proposed amendment to the city charter for the community control of police in Berkeley John Adams Jr. circa 1970s

Box 4:20

A proposed issue of concern on the nuclear energy initiative, prop. 15 Youth Caucus, NCC, UCC circa 1970s

Box 4:20

Do you know what is happening to the minds of black children under the present educational system? circa 1970s

Box 4:20

Student book reviews 1965-1968

Box 4:20

Transcript of speech delivered by Norman O. Houston, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company 1969

 

Flyers

Box 4:21

Berkeley Black Council meeting 1979

Box 4:21

Celia’s Mexican Restaurant grand opening undated

 

Pamphlets

Box 4:22

100 amazing facts about the Negro with complete proof: a short cut to the world history of the Negro / J.A. Rogers 1957

Box 4:22

About people / Eva Know Evans [2 copies] 1947

Box 4:22

Booker T. Washington national monument / United States Department of the Interior 1965

Box 4:22

California Assembly Daily Journal April 20, 1955

Box 4:22

The constitution of the United States of America and its twenty-one amendments / Union Oil Company 1937

Box 4:22

Dawn of Africa / Nigerian Federal Ministry of Information 1963

Box 4:22

Glimpses into the life of a great Mississippian and a majestic American educator, 1926-1976 / E.M. Lashley 1977

Box 4:22

Historical booklet of religious, business, professional, men and women / M.A.B. Fuller 1948

Box 4:22

Interview with D’Army Bailey May 28, 1971

Box 4:22

The Jerry Newson story … / Buddy Green and Steve Murdock [2 copies] 1950

Box 6:1

A man for all people / New World News for Moral Re-armament 1973

Box 6:1

Manpower: one tenth of a nation / United States. War Manpower Commission 1942

Box 6:1

‘One year in the life of our union’ / Warehouse Union Local 6, ILWU-CIO 1947

Box 6:1

Our constitution presented in modern everyday language / Philip Van Doren Stern 1953

Box 6:1

The outlook for women as food-service managers and supervisors / United States Department of Labor 1956

Box 6:1

The philosophies of Booker T. Washington: founder’s day address by Dr. G. Lake Imes / G. Lake Imes [10 copies] 1941

Box 6:1

Rumford: the road to follow 1980

Box 6:1

We also serve (Armed Forces edition) / Tilghman Press 1945

Box 6:1

The world crisis and the Negro people today / A. Philip Randolph 1937

 

Periodicals

Box 6:2

Berkeley Democratic Caucus newspaper April 6, 1971

Box 6:2

The Berkeley voter April 1973

Box 6:2

The California postmaster vol. 12 no. 9 1967

Box 6:2

Current literature: a magazine of contemporary record vol. XVII no. 6 1895

Box 6:2

The democratic digest August-September, 1949

Box 6:2

Frontier: voice of the new West March 1958

Box 6:2

Hope news vol. 7 no. 4 1969

Box 6:2

The literary digest March 7, 1936

Box 6:2

MRA pictorial no. 18 Summer 1958

Box 6:3

NAACP freedom journal [2 copies] 1964

Box 6:3

The new age magazine vol. LVI no. 6 June 1948

Box 6:3

Older Adult Resource Center No. 21 May 1985

Box 6:3

Opportunity: journal of Negro life October 1938

Box 6:3

Responsible economic development vol. 2 August 1983

 

The Scottish rite informer

Box 6:3

Vol. XI no. 1 January-March 1959

Box 6:3

Vol. XI no. 2 April-June 1959

Box 6:3

Union W.A.G.E. May-June 1980

 

Programs

Box 6:4

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority 35th annual boule, San Francisco, California 1955

Box 6:4

Art-Society Club 12th annual tea, Richmond, California circa 1960s

Box 6:4

Association for the Study of Negro Life and History fifty-fourth annual meeting program 1969

Box 6:4

Beta Theta Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho sorority presents “The Carver Story [2 copies] 1966

 

California Baptist State Convention

Box 6:4

26th annual session of the California Baptist State convention, Women’s Auxiliary Convention, Junior Women’s Convention, Brotherhood Convention and auxiliaries will convene with the Mt. Zion Baptist Church souvenir program 1948

Box 6:4

34th annual session of the California Baptist State Convention held at San Diego, California souvenir program 1956

Box 6:4

The California story of the African Methodist Episcopal Church souvenir program 1951

Box 6:5

CCPT Founder’s Day dinner and program 1971

Box 6:5

Devotion and meditation program for the Woman’s National Baptist Convention of America 1956

Box 6:5

Discover Berkeley, City of Berkeley Recreation, Parks, and Community Services [10 copies] circa 1970s

Box 6:5

Downs Memorial Methodist Church general service program May 15, 1966

Box 6:5

East Bay Coordinating Committee of B’Nai B’Rith Women sixth annual donor luncheon 1955

Box 6:5

Golden State Memorial Chapel grand opening and reception [3 copies] 1961

Box 6:5

The Inspirational Guild annual musical and historical tea, Oakland, California [3 copies] 1963

Box 6:5

Title 1965

Box 6:5

Lighting the way to freedom fourth annual session of California Negro Leadership Conference 1962

Box 6:5

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church 34th anniversary souvenir program, Oakland, California 1956

Box 6:5

The Nebraskans organization first annual awards dinner 1974

 

North Oakland Baptist Church

Box 6:5

27th anniversary of Dr. G.C. Coleman 1940

Box 6:5

40th anniversary souvenir program 1945

Box 6:5

General service program September 4, 1966

Box 6:5

Pre-Kwanza awards dinner sponsored by the Organization of African & African Americans, Oakland, California [2 copies] 1978

Box 6:5

Rainbow banquet programme [2 copies] 1964

Box 6:5

Roving Workers Club presents Mr. Walter Leon Driver in their second annual recognition day program [2 copies] 1964

Box 6:5

San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center today’s artists concerts 1974

Box 6:5

Solidly constantly together, report of the special session of the California Legislative Conference 1947

Box 6:5

The Sun Reporter twenty-second annual merit awards program 1978

Box 6:5

A testimonial and pictorial souvenir program honoring Rev. R.M. Marshall D.D. pastor emeritus of the Solid Rock Baptist Church, Los Angeles, California 1958

Box 6:5

Testimonial dinner in honor of Judge S. Victor Wagler 1964

Box 6:5

Third annual senior & handicapped citizens informational workshop, Easter Hill United Methodist Church, Richmond, California 1976

Box 6:5

Waialua Protestant Church, Haleiwa, Oahu general service program June 16, 1963

Box 6:5

Westminster Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, California general service program May 19, 1957

Box 6:5

Women’s Day program, Parks Chapel A.M.E. Church, Oakland, California 1961

Box 6:5

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Berkeley-East Bay Branch Virginia Collins program circa 1970s

Box 6:5

University of California Berkeley one hundred third commencement 1966

 

Tuskegee Institute

Box 7:1

Fourth annual session of the Western Region General Alumni Association Tuskegee Institute, Oakland, California 1960

Box 7:1

Collegiana 1935

Box 7:1

Commencement program 1938

Box 7:1

Commencement schedule 1941

Box 7:1

Bay Area Tuskegee Club founder’s day scholarship dinner program 1961

Box 7:1

Infantile Paralysis Center dedication program and brochure 1941

Box 7:1

President’s annual report 1940

Box 7:1

Tuskegee General Alumni Association souvenir program 1961

Box 7:1

The Western Region Tuskegeean January, 1961

 

Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A)

Box 7:2

Letter from Marcus Garvey to W.A. Deane, re: membership 1936

Box 7:2

Letter from Marcus Garvey to W.A. Deane, re: fundraising 1937

Box 7:2

Five-year plan flyer undated

Box 7:2

Five-year plan contribution card undated

Box OM16

The Universal Negro Almanac 1921