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Guide to the Marion E. Wildy Papers
MS 133  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Marion E. Wildy papers
    Dates: circa 1910s-1979
    Bulk Dates: 1924-1942
    Collection number: MS 133
    Creator: Wildy, Marion E.
    Collection Size: .5 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
    Oakland, CA 94612
    Abstract: The Marion E. Wildy papers consists of photographs, diplomas, yearbooks, programs, speech, and correspondence documenting his education, military service, and family life. The papers are organized into three series: photographs, education, and biographical material. The bulk of the photographs is portraits of Wildy’s friends and family in Oakland, California and Seattle, Washington in the 1920s and also include a 1941 photograph of Jackie Robinson in Hawaii, a 1923 class photograph of Golden Gate Junior High School in Oakland, California, and a group photograph of the California State Police force at Treasure Island during the Golden Gate International Exposition. Education material includes Wildy’s diplomas and yearbooks attending Sacramento Junior College and the University of California, Berkeley, newspaper clippings documenting his athletic career playing tennis and basketball, and his varsity letter at Oakland Technical High School. Biographical material consists of Wildy’s brass social security card, a military commendation for his actions during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and a speech on African American thought delivered at St. Andrews A.M.E. church in Sacramento, California.
    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 Marion E. Wildy papers must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

    Preferred Citation

    Marion E. Wildy papers, MS 133, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Sean Heyliger, 02/20/2014.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Marion E. Wildy papers consists of photographs, diplomas, yearbooks, programs, speech, and correspondence documenting his education, military service, and family life. The papers are organized into three series: photographs, education, and biographical material. The bulk of the photographs is portraits of Wildy’s friends and family in Oakland, California and Seattle, Washington in the 1920s and also include a 1941 photograph of Jackie Robinson in Hawaii, a 1923 class photograph of Golden Gate Junior High School in Oakland, California, and a group photograph of the California State Police force at Treasure Island during the Golden Gate International Exposition. Education material includes Wildy’s diplomas and yearbooks attending Sacramento Junior College and the University of California, Berkeley, newspaper clippings documenting his athletic career playing tennis and basketball, and his varsity letter at Oakland Technical High School. Biographical material consists of Wildy’s brass social security card, a military commendation for his actions during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and a speech on African American thought delivered at St. Andrews A.M.E. church in Sacramento, California.

    Arrangement

    Series I. Photographs Series II. Education Series III. Biographical material

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church (Sacramento, Calif.)
    African Americans--California--East Bay--History.
    African Americans--Portraits.