Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Estey, C. V. Photographs of Ku Klux Klan assemblies in Oakland and Contra Costa County [graphic].
BANC PIC 2013.023--A; BANC PIC 2013.023
Collection Overview

Title:

Photographs of Ku Klux Klan assemblies in Oakland and Contra Costa County

Creator/Contributor:

Estey, C. V., creator

Abstract:

Wide-angle photographs of Ku Klux Klan gatherings in the Oakland Auditorium (later renamed the Henry J. Kaiser Converntion Center) and, according to donor description, an unspecified outdoor area within what would become Tilden Regional Park, Contra Costa County, taken at night. Both photographs depict organized KKK activity, with many participants wearing hooded costumes, some on horseback, some carrying burning torches, etc. The foregrounds of both images reportedly include Winfield Mills of San Pablo and Walt Gladal from El Cerrito.

Date:

ca. 1925? (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- California -- Oakland -- Pictorial works
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- California -- Contra Costa County -- Pictorial works
Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center (Oakland, Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Secret societies -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Secret societies -- California -- Contra Costa County -- Photographs
Racism -- California -- Oakland -- Photographs
Racism -- California -- Contra Costa County -- Photographs
Charles Lee Tilden Regional Park (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

One photograph bears photographer's stamp on verso: C.V. Estey, Commercial photographer, 462 20th St. Oakland, Cal.
Title devised by cataloger.
Title, BANC PIC 2013.023, The Bancroft Library Photographs of Ku Klux Klan assemblies in Oakland and Contra Costa County, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Gary Mills ; 2012.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
2 folders (2 photographic prints) : 17 x 35 cm and 15 x 36 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2013.023--A
BANC PIC 2013.023

Origin:

California