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Guide to the D. G. Gibson Papers
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D. G. Gibson Sales and Service

Physical Description: 6 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes D.G. Gibson Sales and Service beauty product catalogs, brochures, financial records, and business cards and customer correspondence related to subscription renewals to various African American publications.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:1

Product catalog 1956

Box 1:1

Business cards undated

Box 1:1

Envelopes undated

Box 1:1

Subscription correspondence 1945-1947

 

Financial records

Box 1:4

Periodical sales receipt booklets 1946

Box 1:5

Invoices 1953-1962

Box 1:6

Checks 1943

 

Beauty product brochures

Box 1:2

Galenol Company manufacturers of Dr. Fred Palmer’s products 1961

Box 1:2

Newbro’s great queen and tuxedo products undated

 

Civic organizations

Physical Description: 2 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Berkeley Interracial Committee donation letter and Negro Non-Partisan League of California envelopes.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:7

Berkeley Interracial Committee donation letter 1946

Box 1:8

Negro Non-Partisan League of California envelopes undated

 

Printed material

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes D.G. Gibson funeral service program, a National Negro News Distributors Association pamphlet, A plan… with a future, membership, application, and personal ad listing for the African American dating services American Colored Club and Bronze Key Exchange, and invitations to various Oakland events.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:10

D. G. Gibson memorial service program 1973

Box 1:9

A plan… with a future / National Negro News Distributors Association 1944

Box 1:9

American Colored Club membership brochure and application undated

Box 1:9

Bronze Key Exchange membership brochure and personal ads listing undated

 

Invitations

Box 1:9

Let’s jump with Lionel Hampton’s swing book 1945

Box 1:9

Y.W.C.A. Public Affairs Committee meeting 1939

Box 1:9

South of the border event at the DeFremery USO Club 1947

Box 1:9

Wedding reception for Rev. David R. Wallace and Ruby Abdeen 1939