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Performing arts

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes music and theatrical programs, newspaper clippings, artifacts documenting Justitia Davis' career as an actress and music teacher. The series also includes two scrapbooks related to Davis' performances in The Swing Mikado and Run Little Chillun which include telegrams, theatrical programs, photographs, and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 3:4

Music and theater programs

Box 3:5

Newspaper clippings circa 1930s-1969

 

Scrapbooks

Box OM13

The Swing Mikado circa 1939

Box OM13

Run Little Chillun circa 1939

 

Artifacts

Box ART1

Chet Washington teeth necklace undated

Box ART1

Ethiopian/U.S. flags undated

 

Education

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Justitia Davis' two yearbooks, The Arrow, from Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington and her teaching certificate.
Box 3:1

The Arrow, Garfield High School, Seattle, Washington 1934

Box 3:2

The Arrow, Garfield High School, Seattle, Washington 1936

Box 3:3

Teacher’s certificate 1951

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 372 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 467 photographs documenting Justitia Davis' family, friends, and performances as an actress and musician. The photographs are arranged into five subseries: Performing arts, Family photographs, 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir, Syd's Barbershop, and Assorted.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject and thereafter by photograph identification number.
 

Performing arts

Box 2

Justitia Davis publicity still [261] circa 1960s

Box 2

Portrait of Elmer Keeton [263] circa 1930s

Box 2

Portrait of Verna Arvey, caption: 'To Miss Justitia Gordon Davis with best wishes Sincerely, Verna Arvey' [273] 1938

Box 2

Portrait of a man, caption: 'Always yours, Bill' [274] circa 1930s

Box 2

Justitia Davis as Mama Younger in production of A Raisin in the Sun [275] 1961

Box 2

Sheep grazing in front of Noel Sullivan's house, Carmel, California [278] circa 1940s

Box 2

Portrait of Irma Williams Hopkins, reverse: 'Irma Williams Hopkins of Fresno. Came originally from Red Bluff ca. 1918 took elocution from Lillian Jeter Davis married an undertaker in Los Angeles' [282] circa 1920s

Box 3:7

Southern Harmony Four publicity still, caption: 'To Marian Southern Harmony Four, E.W. Anderson' [353] circa 1940s

Box 3:7

Chet Washington publicity still [354] circa 1980s

Box 3:7

Chet Washington publicity still [355] circa 1980s

Box 3:7

Chet Washington standing on apartment building balcony [356] circa 1970s

Box 3:7

Portrait of Richard Berry Harrison, inscribed: 'Sincerely Richard B. Harrison 12/12/28' [357] 1928

Box 3:7

Group photograph of church choir on front porch [358] circa 1920s

Box 3:7

Group photograph of Justitia Davis and piano recital students inside Chapel of the Chimes, reverse: 'Justitia Davis Scott 1st left, Chapel of the Chimes a recital by Justitia could use chapel for free always on Sunday afternoons' [359] circa 1940s

Box 3:7

Run, Little Chillun actors on stage, reverse: '4-21-39 Run Lil Chillun show ran 18 wks at Alcazar' [360] 4/22/1905

Box 3:7

Keeton choir performing on stage [361] circa 1952

Box 3:7

Elmer Keeton directing choir in front of NBC microphones [362] circa 1940s

Box 3:7

Choir group photograph [363] circa 1950s

Box 3:8

Choir group photograph [364] circa 1940s

Box 3:8

Portrait of John Payne, inscribed: 'To Marcus Hall with best wishes and good health from John Payne, London 1930' [365] 1930

Box 3:8

Portrait of Constance Barber at piano [366] circa 1926

Box 3:8

Actors performing on stage in Raisin in the Sun production, University of California Berkeley [367] circa 1962

Box 3:8

Justitia Davis as Mama Younger in production of A Raisin in the Sun [368] circa 1962

Box 3:8

Justitia Davis as Mama Younger in production of A Raisin in the Sun [369] circa 1962

Box 3:8

Group photograph of Justitia Davis and piano recital students inside Chapel of the Chimes [370] 1949

Box OM13

Panoramic photograph of The Swing Mikado actors on stage [372] circa 1939

Box 4

Keeton Memorial Chorus sitting at banquet table [415] 1951

Box 4

Justitia Davis playing the piano, reverse: 'Justitia playing at a wedding reception on campus' [374] 1952

 

Family photographs

Box 1

Woman and girl standing on walkway next to house [001] circa 1920s

Box 1

Boy and girl on front porch steps [002] circa 1920s

Box 1

Girl wearing frilled dress in front yard [003] circa 1920s

Box 1

Young man in suit and tie standing on sidewalk [004] circa 1920s

Box 1

Young woman holding a bouquet of flowers standing on brick pathway [005] circa 1920s

Box 1

Seven young women standing in garden holding flowers [006] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man sitting in parked car [007] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man in suit and tie standing in front of flowering hydrangea holding hat [008] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man leaning against wall, reverse: 'Jerome 1933' [010] 1933

Box 1

Boy and girl in formal wear standing next to house [011] circa 1930s

Box 1

Girl in dress and hair ribbon standing next to tree in yard, reverse: 'I think this looks just like 'Brenda.' It is sweet. We thought you'd like to keep these.' [012] circa 1920s

Box 1

Girl in dress and hair ribbon standing next to tree in yard [013] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man standing in backyard garden next to shed [014] circa 1930s

Box 1

Man standing in backyard garden next to shed [015] circa 1930s

Box 1

Woman in cloche hat standing in front yard holding a purse [016] circa 1930s

Box 1

Man in suit sitting on wall [017] circa 1930s

Box 1

Woman in nurses' uniform standing on lawn next to brick building [018] circa 1930s

Box 1

Woman standing in yard next to three wooden chairs [019] circa 1930s

Box 1

Man in suit sitting on wall holding a hat [020] circa 1930s

Box 1

Woman sitting in parked car [021] circa 1930s

Box 1

Woman standing with hands in overcoat in backyard [022] circa 1930s

Box 1

Photo booth portrait of man and woman [023] circa 1930s

Box 1

Portrait of a woman, Terminal Photo Studio, San Francisco, California [024] 1964

Box 1

Graduation portrait of a young man in cap and gown [025] circa 1960s

Box 1

Military portrait of a young man [026] circa 1960s

Box 1

Justitia Davis high school graduation portrait [027] circa 1936

Box 1

Justitia Davis high school graduation portrait [028] circa 1936

Box 1

Man sitting on front fender of parked car [029] 1939

Box 1

Three men and woman standing in backyard garden [030] 1941

Box 1

Man in suit standing at railing [031] 1941

Box 1

Man in suit leaning on cane in front yard [032] 1940

Box 1

Justitia Davis and man standing in front yard [033] 1940

Box 1

Three women standing on front steps in front of vacationland building [034] 1940

Box 1

Three women sitting on park bench [035] 1940

Box 1

Two women standing in backyard garden [036] 1940

Box 1

Man in military uniform and woman standing on walkway next to house [037] 1942

Box 1

Man in military uniform standing next to man and woman in front yard [038] 1942

Box 1

Man in military uniform and woman standing next car parked in street [039] 1942

Box 1

Man in military uniform standing next to man and woman in front yard [040] 1942

Box 1

Man in military uniform and woman standing on front steps of house [041] 1942

Box 1

Man in military uniform standing in front yard [042] 1942

Box 1

Man in military uniform standing next to two women in front yard [043] 1942

Box 1

Woman and girl holding Easter bunny doll standing next to car parked in driveway [052] 1948

Box 1

Girl holding an Easter bunny doll sitting in man's lap crouching next to car parked in driveway [053] 1948

Box 1

Boy and girl holding an Easter bunny doll standing in front yard [054] 1948

Box 1

Man, woman and girl holding Easter bunny doll standing next to car parked in driveway [055] 1948

Box 1

Two women, boy, and girl holding an Easter bunny doll standing in front yard [056] 1948

Box 1

Man lying on lawn with head resting on hands [057] circa 1940s

Box 1

Five women standing beneath awning [058] circa 1940s

Box 1

Marcus Hall and man in painter's uniform standing in backyard [059] circa 1940s

Box 1

Marcus Hall , man, and girl standing in front yard [060] circa 1940s

Box 1

Baby girl sitting in chair petting cat [061] circa 1940s

Box 1

Two women standing on walkway in front of house [062] circa 1940s

Box 1

Man, woman and girl holding Easter bunny doll standing next to car parked in driveway [063] 1948

Box 1

Girl in white dress holding bouquet of roses standing next to car parked in driveway [064] circa 1940s

Box 1

Marcus Hall, woman, and girl in front yard [065] circa 1940s

Box 1

Man and woman on front porch [066] circa 1940s

Box 1

Man in suit standing with foot on running board of car parked in driveway [067] circa 1940s

Box 1

Marcus Hall and woman standing in front yard [068] circa 1940s

Box 1

Man and woman standing on sidewalk in front of bakery, reverse: 'Will Johnson' [069] circa 1940s

Box 1

Man and two women standing next to car parked on street [070] circa 1940s

Box 1

Man and two women standing next to car parked on street [071] circa 1940s

Box 1

Woman and baby girl sitting on front steps [072] circa 1940s

Box 1

Group of men and women in backyard [073] circa 1940s

Box 1

Woman and girl holding Easter bunny doll standing next to car parked in driveway [074] 1948

Box 1

Car parked on street in front of house [075] circa 1940s

Box 1

Two women standing next to car parked on street [076] circa 1940s

Box 1

Group photograph of women in yard [077] circa 1940s

Box 1

Woman, boy, and girl standing in front yard [078] circa 1940s

Box 1

Girl holding notebook standing on walkway in front of house [079] circa 1940s

Box 1

Two women in front yard [080] circa 1940s

Box 1

Two men and baby in backyard, reverse: 'San Jose 1945 Ray in background Daddy Brenda & Sid please return' [081] 1945

Box 1

Group of women and girls in front yard [082] circa 1940s

Box 1

Four women standing in front of house [083] circa 1940s

Box 1

Four men and women and baby girl sitting on brick wall [084] circa 1940s

Box 1

Milton Woolridge crouching at the beach with hat in hand, boardwalk in the background [085] 1934

Box 1

Two girls and boy sitting on beach, boardwalk in the background [086] 1934

Box 1

Woman standing on brick wall leaning on lamppost [087] circa 1940s

Box 1

Girl wearing frilled dress in front yard [088] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man in suit leaning on front porch drain pipe [089] circa 1920s

Box 1

Boy and girl embracing in front of building [090] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group photograph of girls in front of house [091] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man in suit sitting on front bumper of Pierce Arrow car parked on street next to Bass-Rueter Paint billboard , reverse: 'Daddy's Pierce Arrow 1933' [092] 1933

Box 1

Woman standing in yard next to buffet table [093] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two girls standing in front of parked car [094] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two men and woman sitting on front steps [095] circa 1940s

Box 1

Woman standing in wooded area in cap and gown [096] circa 1940s

Box 1

Marcus Hall and man and girl in front yard, reverse: 'Marcus, Brenda, & Latty [?]' [097] circa 1940s

Box 1

Men and women standing on mountain ridge in front of chain link fence, reverse: 'Dad's folks & Brenda' [098] circa 1940s

Box 1

Justitia Davis crouching next to stump in backyard garden [099] circa 1940s

Box 1

Marcus Hall, woman, and girl in front yard [100] circa 1940s

Box 1

Two women in polka-dotted dresses standing in driveway [101] 1936

Box 1

Man and woman standing in driveway next to house [102] 1936

Box 1

Man and woman standing in driveway next to house [103] 1936

Box 1

Four men and women standing next to house [104] 1936

Box 1

Two men in suits standing next to car parked in driveway [105] 1936

Box 1

Man and woman standing next to parked car [106] 1936

Box 1

Man and woman standing in driveway next to house [107] 1936

Box 1

Man in suit standing next to parked car [108] 1936

Box 1

Man holding wood stick climbing out of shed [109] 1939

Box 1

Group photograph of men and women in front of car parked in Redwood forest [110] 1939

Box 1

Four men and women standing in front of house [111] 1938

Box 1

Woman reclining in front yard [112] 1938

Box 1

Man in white shirt and pants sitting on front porch steps [113] 1938

Box 1

Three men and woman in living room at party [117] circa 1950s

Box 1

Marcus Hall sitting at piano next to man and woman in living room [118] circa 1950s

Box 1

Two men and woman sitting on sofa [119] circa 1950s

Box 1

Two women and man holding drinks sitting on sofa in living room [120] circa 1950s

Box 1

Group of men and women sitting in living room [121] circa 1950s

Box 1

Group of men and women sitting in living room [122] circa 1950s

Box 1

Group of men and women sitting in living room [123] circa 1950s

Box 1

Two men in suits standing in kitchen [124] circa 1950s

Box 1

Man and woman sitting on couch in living room laughing [125] circa 1950s

Box 1

Man and woman standing next to car parked on street [126] circa 1950s

Box 1

Marcus Hall standing on front lawn [127] circa 1950s

Box 1

Marcus Hall and girl embracing in front of house [128] circa 1950s

Box 1

Portrait of Justitia Davis [129] circa 1940s

Box 2

Portrait of Justitia Davis [130] circa 1940s

Box 2

Girl on front porch standing next to box of girl scout cookies [131] circa 1940s

Box 2

Headshot of woman wearing headband [132] circa 1950s

Box 2

Two men in suits standing on front porch [133] circa 1950s

Box 2

Three young women standing in front of brick building [135] circa 1920s

Box 2

Man and woman embracing on sidewalk next to brick building [136] circa 1920s

Box 2

Two women posing in front of brick building [137] circa 1920s

Box 2

Women standing on front steps of brick building [138] circa 1920s

Box 2

Group of women standing in line with hands on their hips next to brick building [139] circa 1920s

Box 2

Women standing on sidewalk in front of brick building [140] circa 1920s

Box 2

Man and woman embracing on sidewalk next to brick building [141] circa 1920s

Box 2

Woman sitting on front porch steps [142] circa 1920s

Box 2

Woman standing in front yard [143] 1939

Box 2

Marcus Hall standing in park, reverse: 'polo grounds' [144] circa 1930s

Box 2

Man and woman standing in front yard, reverse: 'Harold and Katherine' [145] circa 1930s

Box 2

Young man crouching next to bulldog next to parked car [146] 1928

Box 2

Grace Jones Jackson in frilled dress standing in front yard holding a bouquet of flowers [147] circa 1920s

Box 2

Exterior of house [148] circa 1940s

Box 2

Clarice Issacs and man standing next to tree [149] circa 1920s

Box 2

Man in H varsity sweater standing on sidewalk [150] circa 1930s

Box 2

Man and two women standing in yard [151] circa 1920s

Box 2

Marcus Hall, June Hall Saunders, and three men and women standing in yard [152] circa 1940s

Box 2

Marcus Hall embracing woman standing next to field [153] 1945

Box 2

Woman sitting on front bumper of parked car [156] circa 1920s

Box 2

Three women, girl, and man standing next to house [158] circa 1910s

Box 2

Baby Justitia Davis sitting in rocking chair on front porch [159] circa 1919

Box 2

Lillian Jeter Davis sitting on bench beneath tree [160] 1923

Box 2

Lillian Jeter Davis standing next to pile of dried corn stalks [161] 1923

Box 2

Lillian Jeter Davis standing next to farmhouse chimney [162] 1923

Box 2

Lillian Jeter Davis standing next to tobacco plant [163] 1923

Box 2

Seven young women standing in line with hands around each other's waist [164] circa 1930s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and two girls standing on street corner at east 21st street [165] circa 1930s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and two girls standing on street corner at east 21st street [166] circa 1930s

Box 2

Three girls standing on street corner at east 21st street [167] circa 1930s

Box 2

Young woman standing with arms folded at corner of east 21st street [168] circa 1930s

Box 2

Boy in suit standing on front porch holding hat [169] circa 1930s

Box 2

Young woman standing next to front porch [198] circa 1920s

Box 2

Men and women standing on sidewalk [199] circa 1940s

Box 2

Men and women sitting on front porch [200] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man practicing golf swing in front yard with three men watching [201] circa 1940s

Box 2

Count Basie performing on stage at the Golden Gate International Exposition [202] 1939

Box 2

Man and two women sitting in field [203] 1942

Box 2

Justitia Davis and girl sitting in front of television [204] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man and two women sitting in field [205] 1942

Box 2

Dr. Kelly Miller and seven men and women standing in garden next to farmhouse, reverse: 'Dined with Dr. Kelly Miller at home of Mildred [?] Jones [206] circa 1920s

Box 2

Marcus Hall standing in backyard [207] circa 1940s

Box 2

Woman standing on walkway [208] circa 1950s

Box 2

Portrait of a woman, reverse: 'Photo by M. Smith 243-251 W. 125th St. New York, N.Y.' [209] circa 1950s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and man standing on front porch, reverse: 'on our way to spend the day in San Francisco' [210] circa 1950s

Box 2

Man standing next to ferry railing crossing San Francisco bay [211] circa 1950s

Box 2

Man standing next to ferry railing crossing San Francisco bay [212] circa 1950s

Box 2

Two men and boy standing next to car parked in street [213] circa 1950s

Box 2

Man feeding pigeons in the street, reverse: 'Newport R.I. 1947' [214] 1947

Box 2

Man feeding pigeons in the street [215] 1947

Box 2

Woman wearing fruit and flower hat standing on front porch steps [216] circa 1940s

Box 2

Woman wearing fruit and flower hat standing on front porch steps [217] circa 1940s

Box 2

Woman wearing fruit and flower hat standing on front porch steps [218] circa 1940s

Box 2

Two women standing on sidewalk [219] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man and woman standing on sidewalk in front of church [220] circa 1940s

Box 2

Portrait of Brenda Scott Kinchin, reverse: 'To Aunt Marian & Uncle Marcus Love, Brenda' [221] circa 1970s

Box 2

Cut-out of young man standing with hands on his hips, reverse: 'Brother of Mama Dani [?]' circa 1920s

Box 2

Living room [223] circa 1920s

Box 2

Picture frame, vase, and two goblets on table [224] circa 1920s

Box 2

Group photograph of women and children in front yard [225] circa 1930s

Box 2

Woman standing in front yard [226] circa 1940s

Box 2

Marcus Hall standing in park [227] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man wearing robe smoking cigarette leaning against radio in living room [228] circa 1940s

Box 2

Woman wearing head scarf standing in living room [229] circa 1940s

Box 2

Woman and girl sitting on bicycle in field [230] circa 1940s

Box 2

Woman standing with bicycle in field [231] circa 1940s

Box 2

Exterior of church, reverse: '8th church Oakland' [232] circa 1940s

Box 2

Woman standing next to brick building [233] circa 1920s

Box 2

Young man wearing bow tie and newsboy hat standing in yard next to palm tree [234] circa 1920s

Box 2

Two men sparring with raised fists on sidewalk [235] circa 1920s

Box 2

Marcus Hall in suit and tie standing in front of building [Kodachrome] [236] 1952

Box 2

Woman in sleeveless dress standing next to chain link fence [237] circa 1950s

Box 2

Marcus Hall and woman standing on front steps [238] circa 1950s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and two women standing in front yard [239] circa 1950s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and man standing next to bookcase [240] circa 1950s

Box 2

Justitia Davis standing on sidewalk, caption: 'Easter Sunday April 18, 1954 Justitia Davis' [241] 1954

Box 2

Brenda Scott standing on walkway in front of house, reverse: 'Brenda's coat that [-] made at Herbert H. serving course' [242] circa 1950s

Box 2

Brenda Scott standing on walkway in front of house [243] circa 1950s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott standing in front of Y.M.C.A. building [244] circa 1950s

Box 2

Justitia Davis, Brenda Scott, and man standing in front of Y.M.C.A. building [245] circa 1950s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott standing next to house [246] 1950

Box 2

Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott standing next to house [247] 1950

Box 2

Man in suit and tie standing in the middle of gravel street [248] circa 1920s

Box 2

Women holding Brenda Scott in lap sitting on front steps [249] circa 1950s

Box 2

Two women standing on sidewalk in front of house [250] circa 1940s

Box 2

Justitia Davis, Brenda Scott, and four men and women standing on front porch [251] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man in suit standing on sidewalk [252] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man in suit standing on sidewalk [253] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man standing in backyard [254] circa 1940s

Box 2

Man in suit and tie reclining on bench [255] circa 1940s

Box 2

Portrait of man with cigarette in mouth [256] circa 1940s

Box 2

Portrait of James Halsey [257] 1936

Box 2

Man in suit and tie standing by seashore, reverse: 'Life is like an ocean when it is calm, and serene, it is alluring. But oh! Don't get it stirred up' [258] 1936

Box 2

Eugenia Hall Greene and man sitting on donkey pulled wagon wearing Pancho and Cisco Kid sombreros, Tijuana, Mexico [259] 1955

Box 2

Marcus Hall standing next to car parked on street [260] circa 1950s

Box 2

Portrait of Brenda Scott [262] circa 1950s

Box 2

Portrait of couple [264] circa 1980s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and woman sitting at table in backyard [265] circa 1970s

Box 2

Justitia Davis standing on front porch steps [266] 1977

Box 2

Justitia Davis wearing a large hat sitting at table [267] circa 1950s

Box 2

Man wearing Los Angeles Raiders baseball cap [268] circa 1980s

Box 2

Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott in backyard [269] 1949

Box 2

Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott in backyard, caption: 'Lulu's yard 1949' [270] 1949

Box 2

Portrait of man in military uniform [271] circa 1950s

Box 2

Marcus Hall and women standing next to house [272] circa 1940s

Box 2

(Right-left): Joshua Rose, Sidney Scott (barber), Lionel Wilson, Dr. Billy Dixon at Slim Jenkins [276] circa 1945

Box 2

(Right-left): Taylor Davis, La Vern Porter, Angelo Winfort, unidentified woman, Bob Mitchell, Marian Mitchell [277] circa 1940s

Box 2

Portrait of women wearing feathered hat [279] circa 1910s

Box 2

Portrait of Ida Jackson, caption: 'Very truly yours, Ida Jackson' [280] circa 1920s

Box 2

Marcus Hall working behind counter at store [281] circa 1960s

Box 3:6

Milton Woolridge leaning against house, Oakland, California [322] circa 1928

Box 3:6

Portrait of violinist Julius Harris [323] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Milton Woolridge standing next to house [324] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Portrait of Fred Cannon [325] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Portrait of Milton Woodridge [326] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Milton Woolridge standing on sidewalk arms spread [327] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

T.J. Dixon standing next to fence smoking a cigarette, Fresno, California [328] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Portrait of William Johnson [329] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Portrait of Lloyd Johnson [330] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

T.J. Dixon standing next to house with hands in coat pocket [331] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Man and woman [332] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Willie Robinson in swimsuit, reverse: 'Market St. picnic' [333] 1934

Box 3:6

Willie Robinson in swimsuit, cars parked in field in the background [334] 1934

Box 3:6

Matilda Moore leaning against front porch steps, caption: 'Matilda Moore from the W. Indies' [335] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Brenda Scott standing in yard next to house [336] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Sydney Scott [337] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Marcus Hall and five men and women, Buttonwillow, California [338] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Marcus Hall embracing woman standing next to field, Buttonwillow, California [339] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Group photograph of men and women in field, Buttonwillow, California [340] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Marcus Hall pulling wagon with man and woman [341] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Ethel Reese sitting on front steps holding a baby girl [342] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Portrait of woman, caption: 'second wife of Marcus Hall met her in London was Christian Scientist from Berkeley' [343] circa 1930s

Box 3:6

Two women and man leaning against ferry railing [344] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Two women leaning against ferry railing, caption: 'On a trip to Bear Mt. N.Y. all pictures from my .50 camera' [345] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Mrs. Watts standing in front yard [346] circa 1950s

Box 3:6

Portrait of Marcus Hall [347] circa 1940s

Box 3:6

Boy and girl standing on car running board [348] circa 1920s

Box 3:6

Man and two women embracing in front of picnic tables in forest [349] circa 1950s

Box 3:7

Marcus Hall [350] circa 1960s

Box 3:7

Woman standing on front porch holding baby Justitia Davis, Fresno, California [352] circa 1919

Box 3:8

Portrait of Rev. Henry N. Jeter [371] undated

Box 4

Man petting a calf, reverse: 'Scott's home in Los Angeles' [373] circa 1940s

Box 4

Eugenia Hall Greene sitting in chair on back patio [375] 1965

Box 4

Justitia Davis standing in front yard [376] 1941

Box 4

Aunt Nellye [-] from Newport, Rhode Island on Taylor's porch [377] 1943

Box 4

Girl in white dress holding bouquet of roses standing next to wooden gate, reverse: 'after Francis' wedding' [378] circa 1940s

Box 4

Three women and man standing next to house, reverse: 'Fresno, one of Marian's trip while on vacation Sam, Hanibal, Brenda, Sam's mother, and me' [381] circa 1940s

Box 4

Two women and girl standing in archway, reverse: 'Forest Lawn Marian, Brenda, and Marge Hairston' [382] 1951

Box 4

Mother of Syd Scott standing in backyard corral [383] circa 1950s

Box 4

Faricita Wyatt standing on back porch patio of William and Tarea Pittman [384] 1965

Box 4

Taylor and Justitia Davis opening Christmas present [385] 1950

Box 4

Portrait of Justitia Davis [386] circa 1920s

Box 4

Brenda Scott standing in living room next to fireplace [387] circa 1950s

Box 4

Four women and girl standing on front porch [388] circa 1950s

Box 4

Brenda Scott standing in front yard in dress [389] circa 1950s

Box 4

Man petting a calf [390] circa 1940s

Box 4

Brenda Scott standing next to car holding bouquet of roses [391] circa 1950s

Box 4

Brenda Scott standing on front porch holding bouquet of roses [392] circa 1950s

Box 4

Justitia Davis standing on front porch [393] circa 1940s

Box 4

Two women standing next to shed and corral [394] circa 1940s

Box 4

Woman sitting on front porch shucking peas [395] circa 1940s

Box 4

Eugenia Hall Greene standing on backyard patio [396] 1965

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Penny Singeton and Brenda Scott in front yard on Easter [397] 1954

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Brenda Scott in backyard garden [398] circa 1940s

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Taylor Davis walking up backyard steps at house on 35th St. Oakland, California [399] 1947

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Brenda Scott and Penny Singleton next to garage [400] circa 1940s

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Juanita Imanigan and son at Yosemite [401] 1950

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Justitia Davis, Brenda Scott, and the Hairstons [402] circa 1950s

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Royal [-], Edna, Marian Hall, and Gladys Brown attending luncheon [403] 1943

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Exterior of house, reverse: 'Justitia's birthplace Fresno house where she was born' [404] circa 1940s

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Gloria Romine and Tyron Pickney on rooftop patio of William and Tarea Pittman [405] 1965

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Cars parked next to roadside shop Stockton, California [406] 5/4/1905

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Justitia Davis in wedding dress in front of house [407] 1941

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Clarice Issacs and Tyron Pickney on rooftop patio of William and Tarea Pittman [408] 1965

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Brenda Scott standing next to fireplace wearing poodle skirt with cupid emblem [409] 1956

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Marian Hall sitting in chair [410] circa 1950s

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Group of women standing in front of house Oakland, Califiornia [411] 1951

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Taylor Davis standing in coat and hat next to house [412] 1932

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Group of men and women seated at dining table, reverse: 'Summer of 1951 dinner for me at Carry & [-] Wison's home I'm on vacation from N.Y.' [413] 1951

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Group of men and women sitting at dining table [414] circa 1950s

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Marcus Hall standing in yard of Elk's Lodge Oakland, California [416] 1940

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Brenda Scott and Justitia Davis feeding pigeons in park in Newport, Rhode Island [417] 1947

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Group photograph in front of Justitia Davis' house, pictured (right-left): Pearl and Joe Jackson, Ruth, Taylor, Rose, Marian Hall, children of Pearl and Joe [419] circa 1940s

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Marian Hall in front yard [420] circa 1950s

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Elsie [-], Justitia Davis, and Marian Hall [421] 1951

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Marian Hall sitting in hotel room [422] circa 1950s

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Christmas card [423] 1951

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Justitia Davis' dining room [424] circa 1950s

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Esterlia Avelino standing in yard [425] 1951

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Taylor Davis' egg Christmas tree [426] circa 1950s

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Marcus and Marian Hall standing next to house Long Island, New York [427] 1953

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Exterior of Justitia Davis' house in East Oakland [428] circa 1950s

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Ruth Wallace standing in front of house [429] circa 1950s

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Faricita Wyatt and Gloria Romine standing on rooftop patio of William and Tarea Pittman [430] 1965

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Paul Ford eating in backyard [431] 1949

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Esther and Anna Johnson standing in front yard [432] circa 1950s

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Jester Hairston standing in doorway of house Los Angeles, California [433] 1951

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Marcus and Marian Hall in front yard [434] circa 1940s

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Justitia Davis, Syd Scott, Jester Hairston, Brenda Scott, and Marian Hall [435] 1951

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Exterior of house [436] circa 1950s

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Jones Beach, New York [437] 1947

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P.W. Ridgeway standing in wooded area [438] 1975

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Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott feeding pigeon in park Newport, Rhode Island [439] 1947

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John Hoskins and wife on honeymoon in San Francisco at his parents home [440] 1951

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Reception for John Hoskins and wife in San Francisco [441] 1951

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Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott standing in front of Newport Tower, Newport, Rhode Island [442] 1951

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Darling Scott standing in front of house, Los Angeles, California [443] 1951

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Marguerite Hairston and Justitia Davis sitting on Handsome Brady and Whiskey Jim's bench at Knotts Berry Farm [444] circa 1950s

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Darling Scott standing in front of house, Los Angeles, California [445] 1951

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Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Tucker, June Hall, and Marian Hall in park [446] 1947

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Three women in front yard Stockton, California [447] 1951

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Marian Hall in front yard [448] circa 1950s

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Marian Hall in front yard [449] circa 1950s

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Marian Hall in front yard [450] circa 1950s

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Justitia Davis and Brenda Scott in front of house [451] 1947

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Marian Hall standing on front walkway [452] circa 1950s

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Portrait of Marian Hall [453] circa 1930s

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Justitia Davis, Brenda Scott, and Marian Hall sitting on park bench in Forest Lawn Memorial Park Los Angeles, California [454] 1951

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Sydney Scott, Justitia Davis, and Brenda Scott in front of house [455] circa 1950s

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Portrait of Janice Hickerson [456] 1968

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Porttait of Justitia Davis' grandchildren Kane and Keith [457] 1968

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Portrait of Brenda Scott [458] circa 1960s

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Five women in front yard attending luncheon [459] 1943

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Lillian Jeter Davis standing next to horse Louisville, Kentucky [460] 1923

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Justitia Davis sitting in rocking chair on front porch [461] circa 1919

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Taylor Davis standing next to house on 35th st. Oakland, California [462] circa 1930s

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Faricita Wyatt, Tarea Hall Pittman, Marcus Hall, and Clarise Issacs in backyard [463] 1958

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Brenda Scott in backyard garden [464] circa 1950s

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Justitia Davis standing in backyard [465] 1939

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Justitia Davis standing next to ferry railing [466] circa 1940s

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Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hanibal and Brenda Scott in front yard Fresno, California [467] 1951

 

3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir

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Man and woman standing in park, apartment building in the background [154] 1937

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Man and woman standing in park, apartment building in the background [155] 1937

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Justitia Davis with members of 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir [157] 1937

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Justitia Davis with two members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park [170] 1937

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Three members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park [171] 1937

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Justitia Davis with five members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park [172] 1937

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Three members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park[173] 1937

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Justitia Davis with four members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park [174] 1937

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Justitia Davis and two members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park [175] 1937

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Two members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park [176] 1937

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Justitia Davis with five members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park [177] 1937

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Members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir eating in the park [178] 1937

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Three members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir [179] 1937

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Justitia Davis and four men and women in Alamo Square Park [180] 1937

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Justitia Davis and three women in Alamo Square Park [181] 1937

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Justitia Davis and three women in Alamo Square Park [181] 1937

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Justitia Davis and five women in Alamo Square Park [182] 1937

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Justitia Davis and five women in Alamo Square Park [183] 1937

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Man and woman embracing in Alamo Square Park, apartment building in the background [184] 1937

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Man standing in Alamo Square Park [185] 1937

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Woman standing in Alamo Square Park [186] 1937

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Justitia Davis and two women in Alamo Square Park [187] 1937

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Man kneeling in Alamo Square Park [188] 1937

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Justitia Davis lying in Alamo Square Park [189] 1937

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Woman standing in Alamo Square Park [190] 1937

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Justitia Davis with four members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park, Painted Ladies in the background [191] 1937

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Members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park, Painted Ladies in the background [192] 1937

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Five members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park, Painted Ladies in the background [193] 1937

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Woman lying in Alamo Square Park [194] 1937

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Justitia Davis sitting on wall in Alamo Square Park [195] 1937

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Man and woman standing in Alamo Square Park [196] 1937

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Justitia Davis and three members of the 3rd Baptist Church Youth Choir in Alamo Square Park, Painted Ladies in the background [197] 1937

 

Syd's Barbershop

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Barber standing in doorway of Syd's Barbershop [044] 1941

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Barber standing next to chair in Syd's Barbershop [045] 1941

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Interior of Syd's Barbershop [046] 1941

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Photograph from sidewalk of Syd's Barbershop [047] 1941

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Woman standing on sidewalk in front of Syd's Barbershop storefront [048] 1941

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Barber standing on sidewalk in front of Syd's Barbershop storefront [049] 1941

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Syd's Barbershop storefront [050] 1941

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Barber standing in Syd's Barbershop [051] 1941

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Two barbers shaking hands in barbershop [114] circa 1940s

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Two barbers trimming hair of two patrons [115] circa 1940s

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Interior of Syd's Barbershop [116] circa 1940s

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Interior of Syd's Barbershop [134] circa 1940s

 

Assorted

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Group of men and women in living room talking [009] circa 1930s

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Dedication of African American Museum & Library at Oakland's "Bittersweet Triumph: The African American Experience in WWII" exhibit [283-321] 2000

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Dedication of African American Museum & Library at Oakland's "Bittersweet Triumph: The African American Experience in WWII" exhibit [negatives 283-321] 2000

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Group photograph of Alpha Phi Epsilon fraternity, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania [351] 1901

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Five women in office, reverse: 'Justitia on the job army base' [379] 1967

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Woman and man holding football in park, reverse: 'Old timer's picnic Gloria Blackburn' [380] 1957