Guide to the Reginald Pearman Photograph Collection

Sean Heyliger
African American Museum & Library at Oakland
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Oakland, California 94612
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African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Reginald Pearman Photograph Collection

Collection number: MS 48

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

Oakland, California
Processed by:
Sean Heyliger
Date Completed:
08/14/2013
Encoded by:
Sean Heyliger
© 2013 African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

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.


Collection Contents

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 614 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 614 photographic prints of various sporting events, musical and theatrical acts, demonstrations, portraits, and social and street life in Oakland, California.

Arrangement

Arranged into subject series and thereafter by photograph identification number.
Box 1:1

Sixth International AIDS Conference [001]

Box 1:2

Assorted [002-006]

Box 1:3

Animals [007-009]

Box 1:4

Calvaresee courthouse incident [010-012/293]

Box 1:5

Dance [013-014]

Box 1:6-11

Demonstrations [015-035]

Box 1:7-19

Disasters/emergency response [036-077]

Box 2:1-5

Education/school [078-102]

Box 2:6-7

Fashion [103-111]

Box 2:8

Fundraisers [112-113]

Box 4:10

Native Americans [235-242]

Box 4:11-12

Outdoor scenes [243-246]

 

Performers

Box 2:9-13

Assorted [114-127]

Box 2:14-17

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band [128-135]

Box 8:14

Bye-Bye Birdie [negatives]

Box 3:1-2

Children’s theater [136-164]

Box 8:15-16

Children’s theater [negatives]

Box 3:3

Disney on Ice [165]

Box 3:4

Fine Young Cannibals [166]

Box 3:5

Hall & Oates [167-187]

Box 3:6-10

Huey Lewis and the News [188-191]

Box 3:11

Hammer, M.C. [192]

Box 3:12

Jagger, Mick [193-194]

Box 3:13

McCrae, Carmen [195]

Box 3:14

Parton, Dolly [196-197]

Box 3:15

Pavarotti, Luciano [198]

Box 3:16

The Pointer Sisters [199-203]

Box 3:17

Richie, Lionel [204-205]

Box 3:18

Santana, Carlos [206]

Box 3:19

Sheila E [207-208]

Box 3:20

Turner, Tina [209-210]

 

Politics

Box 3:20

Box 3:21

Bush, George H. W. [211-213]

Box 4:1

Dalai Lama XIV [214]

Box 4:2

Ferrero, Geraldine [215-220]

Box 4:3

Hayden, Bill [221-223]

Box 4:4

Hart, Gary [224]

Box 4:5-6

Jackson, Jessie [225-230]

Box 4:8

Reagan, Ronald [233]

Box 4:9

Wilson, Lionel [234]

 

Portraits

Box 4:13-14

Children [247-261]

Box 4:15-16

Families [262-278]

Box 8:18

Families [negatives]

Box 4:17-19

Men [279-312]

Box 5:1-5

Women [313-336]

Box 5:6-7

Religion [337-347]

Box 5:8-9

Sendak (Maurice) In the Night Kitchen 20th anniversary book signing [348-362]

Box 1:4

Sports

 

Basketball

Box 5:10-11

Assorted/high schools [363-372]

Box 5:12-13

Golden State Warriors [373-405]

Box 6:1

Stanford University [406-407]

Box 6:2-4

University of California, Berkeley [408-412]

 

Baseball

Box 6:5-7

Assorted [413-429]

Box 8:17

Assorted [negatives]

Box 6:8-9

Oakland Athletics [430-438]

Box 6:10-11

Richmond High School Oilers [439-440]

Box 6:12

San Francisco Giants [441-445]

Box 6:13-14

Boxing [446-456]

Box 6:15

Chess [456-459]

Box 6:16

Fencing [460-465]

 

Football

Box 7:1

Assorted [466-470]

Box 7:2-4

San Francisco 49ers [471-495]

Box 8:17

San Francisco 49ers [negatives]

Box 7:5

Stanford University [496-499]

Box 7:6

Golf [500-501]

Box 7:7

Horseracing [502-509]

Box 7:8

Roller skating [510]

Box 7:9-10

Soccer [511-518]

Box 7:11

Tennis [519-522]

Box 7:12

Track and field [523-526]

Box 7:13

Weightlifting [527-528]

Box 7:14

Windsurfing [529]

Box 7:15

Wrestling [530]

Box 8:4-10

Street scenes [568-612]

Box 7:16-20

Street life/homelessness [531-552]

Box 8:1-3

Street life/homelessness [553-567]

Box 8:11

Veterans/military [613-614]

Box 8:12

Contact sheets undated

Box 8:13

Photocopies of photographs with newspaper captions 1983-1989