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Guide to the Lasartemay Family Papers
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Eugene P. Lasartemay

Physical Description: 8 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes biographical material about Eugene P. Lasartemay such as resumes, newspaper clippings, and funeral service program and correspondence, programs, and invitations of various civic organizations in Oakland for which he was an active member. Also contains a speech delivered by Lasartemay to the East Bay Negro Historical Society on the Bicentennial celebration in 1976.

Arrangement

Arranged into four subseries: Biographical, Civic organizations, Historical research, and Exie McDonald probate court hearing.
 

Biographical

Box 1:1

Résumés 1978-1980

Box 1:2

Newspaper clippings 1962-1993

 

Funeral service

Box 1:3

Program [3 copies] 1993

Box 1:3

Rev. J. Alfred Smith Sr. letter of condolence 1993

Box 1:11

Autograph book 1946-1979

Box 1:13

California State Assembly proclamation 1993

 

Civic organizations

Box 1:4

Acorn Camera Club invitation 1979

Box 1:4

Berkeley Branch of the NAACP membership reminder letter undated

Box 1:4

1st annual Black Engineering and Science Students Association awards banquet program 1977

 

Boy scouts

Box 1:4

“A tribute to Mr. Eugene P. Lasartemay,” circa 1990

Box 1:4

In honor of Eugene P. Lasartemay scout master program 1990

Box 1:12

Badges and ribbons 1947-1969

 

East Bay Negro Historical Society

Box 1:4

Flyer 1966

Box 1:6

“Bicentennial lecture for 1976” presented to the East Bay Negro Historical Society 1976

Box 1:6

East Bay French American Bilingual School, Jan Sell’s 5th grade class thank you letters after visiting the East Bay Negro Historical Society 1984

Box 1:4

Resolution commending Eugene Pasqual Lasartemay circa 1980s

Box 1:4

Invitation to celebrate 55th wedding anniversary of Eugene and Ruth Lasartemay 1984

Box 1:4

Letter from Mrs. Calvin McDonald, President of Oakland – Bay Area Chapter of Links, Inc., re: donation to the East Bay Negro Historical Society 1975

Box 1:4

Photograph of Mrs. Beth Wilson presenting Links, Inc. check to Eugene P. Lasartemay, president of the East Bay Negro Historical Society 1976

Box 1:4

East Bay Pensioners’ Club meeting minutes February 21, 1978

Box 1:4

National Daughters of the American Revolution, Chief Solano Chapter yearbook 1979

 

Northern California Council of Camera Clubs

Box 1:4

Annual awards dinner program 1979

Box 1:4

Annual awards dinner program 1981

 

Oakland – Bay Area Chapter of Links

Box 1:4

Invitation to 1964 cotillion 1964

Box 1:4

Invitation to 1976 cotillion 1976

Box 1:4

Invitation to 1977 cotillion 1977

Box 1:5

Cotillion programs 1964, 1969, 1995

Box 1:4

San Francisco Chapter of Links, Inc., letter for private viewing of Treasures of King Tut exhibit 1979

 

Historical research

Box 1:6

Letter from Barry Silverman, Research Director of the International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union, re: Negros in the ILWU 1973

Box 1:7

For Love of Jack London: His Life with Jennie Prentiss – a true love Story book and book signing flyer 1991

 

Exie McDonald probate court hearing

 

Ruth Hackett Lasartemay

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Ruth Lasartemay's resume, a program of a testimonial appreciation reception at the Church of the Good Shepard, and research notes on a property at Hetch Hetchy.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:9

Résumé 1978

Box 1:9

Church of the Good Shepard testimonial reception in appreciation of Ruth Elena Lasartemay 1964

Box 1:9

For research Hetch Hetchy property 1969

 

Elena R. Lasartemay

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Elena Lasartemay's art sketch as a child, essay titled, “Why we observe Negro History Week,” and program for the play “Lost in the Stars” presented at the New Day Theatre.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:10

Child’s art sketch undated

Box 1:10

“Why we observe Negro History Week” essay 1965

Box 1:10

The New Day Theatre presents “Lost in the Stars” program undated

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes five photographs of the Eugene, Ruth, and Elena Lasartemay.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1:14

Ruth Lasartemay standing in front of house at 1399 Hearst Ave., Berkeley, California [001] 1961

Box 1:14

3rd assistant engineer Eugene Lasartemay on board the Matson S.S. Manini [002] undated

Box 1:14

Eugene and Ruth Lasartemay shaking hands with Kenneth Goodman [003] 1955

Box 1:14

Elena Ruth Lasartemay holding B.S.C.A. student essay contest trophy and check [004] 1963

Box 1:12

Eugene Lasartemay clipping hedge next to house [005] circa 1960s

Box 1:12

Identification card portrait of Eugene Lasartemay [006] circa 1930s