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Guide to the Reginald Pearman Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Reginald Pearman photograph collection
    Dates: 1983-1990
    Collection number: MS 48
    Creator: Pearman, Reginald.
    Creator: Oakland tribune (Oakland, Calif.).
    Collection Size: 3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
    Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
    Oakland, CA 94612
    Abstract: Photojournalist Reginald A. Pearman worked as a staff photographer for the Oakland Tribune, Washington Post, and the Associated Press and over his career was a regular contributor to Time Magazine, National Geographic, and the New York Times. The Reginald Pearman photograph collection includes 614 photographic prints and negatives taken by Pearman when he worked as a photojournalist in the 1980s for the Oakland Tribune newspaper.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.

    Access Restrictions

    Materials are for use in-library only, non-circulating.

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish from the Reginald Pearman Photograph Collection must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

    Preferred Citation

    Reginald Pearman photograph collection , MS 48, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Sean Heyliger, 08/14/2013.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Photojournalist Reginald A. Pearman worked as a staff photographer for the Oakland Tribune, Washington Post, and the Associated Press and over his career was a regular contributor to Time Magazine, National Geographic, and the New York Times. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1990 for his coverage of the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Reginald Pearman photograph collection includes 614 photographic prints and negatives taken by Pearman when he worked as a photojournalist in the 1980s for the Oakland Tribune newspaper. The photographs document a wide range of subject including professional baseball and football teams, musical and theatrical performances in Oakland, demonstrations against South African apartheid and U.S. involvement in Central America, 1984 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, Maurice Sendak’s 20th anniversary book signing for In the Night Kitchen, and assorted portraits of individuals and street scenes used for various stories in the Oakland Tribune. The collection is arranged into series by subject and thereafter by photograph identification number.

    Arrangement

    Series I. Photographs Series II. Contact sheets

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Pearman, Reginald.
    Oakland tribune (Oakland, Calif.).
    African American photographers.
    Oakland (Calif.) -- Newspapers.
    Oakland (Calif.)--Pictorial works.
    Oakland (Calif.)--Social conditions.