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Guide to the James E. Hackett Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James E. Hackett papers
    Dates: 1932-1976
    Collection number: MS 94
    Creator: Hackett, James E.
    Collection Size: .25 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
    Oakland, CA 94612
    Abstract: The James E. Hackett papers include 91 photographs and Olive Brackett’s class notes and textbook attending Lee Ann’s Academy of Cosmetology in Oakland, California. Photographs are arranged by subject into four subseries: Hackett family photographs, military service, NAACP events, and assorted.
    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 James E. Hackett Papers must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

    Preferred Citation

    James E. Hackett papers, MS 94, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated to the African American Museum & Library at Oakland by James E. Brackett on January 19, 1997.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Sean Heyliger, 12/06/2013.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The James E. Hackett papers include 91 photographs and Olive Brackett’s class notes and textbook attending Lee Ann’s Academy of Cosmetology in Oakland, California. Photographs are arranged by subject into four subseries: Hackett family photographs, military service, NAACP events, and assorted. A majority of the photographs document the home life of the Hackett family in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1940s-1960s. Also included in the collection are photographs of James E. Hackett service at Camp John T. Knight [Oakland Army Base] during the 1940s and photographs of various NAACP events in the Oakland area in the 1970s. Olive Brackett’s cosmetology textbook and notes include head diagrams and instructions on hair and scalp treatments, perms, and coloring.

    Arrangement

    Series I. Photographs Series II. Lee Ann’s Academy of Cosmetology textbook

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Brackett, James E.
    Oakland Army Base (Oakland, Calif.)--History.
    African American families -- California -- Vallejo.
    Beauty, Personal--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    Beauty culture--Study and teaching.
    Beauty culture--United States--History.