The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Region 1 photograph collection consists of photographs from
records of the
NAACP Region 1 Office, and includes material from
NAACP branches in the Western United States, the
NAACP National Office and other organizations from ca. 1940-1982. Region 1 includes the states of Alaska, Arizona, California,
Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Images range from professionally produced photographs and news service
photographs to snapshots. Subjects include membership drives, fundraisers, voter registration and other events as well as
portraits. Materials such as publicity shots of national figures and events were presumably received from the National Office.
The Region 1 Office of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (
NAACP) was established by the
NAACP National Office in 1944. At the time of its founding, the Region 1 Office was referred to as the West Coast Regional Office
and included branches in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington state. By 1947, this Office expanded to include Arizona,
Idaho, Utah and the territory of Hawaii, and by 1952 it included the territory of Alaska.
1 box (300 photographic prints) and 2 oversize photographic prints ; various sizes
Linear feet: .4
72 digital objects
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the
Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf
of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright
owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Collection is open for research. Please use digital facsimiles when possible.