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Biographical

Physical Description: 56 folders + 1 oversized box

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Acty's birth certificates, class work and notes as a student at Northwestern and Stanford universities, financial records, guest books, personal correspondence, and records related to her conservatorship of her sister Naomi Acty Harris.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
 

Birth certificates 1957, 1991

 

Diary

 

Education

Box 1:3

Report cards/transcripts 1937-1979

Box 1:4

Diplomas 1937-1961

Box OM4

Université de Poitiers, Institut d’études Francaises de Touraine 1969

 

Coursework

Box 1:5

San Francisco State Teachers College, Education 130, Preparation for Teachers, essay Problems 1936

Box 1:6

University of California at Berkeley, Syllabus #4021, Bibliography for choral reading 1940

 

Northwestern University

Box 1:7-8

Theatrical backgrounds of drama notes circa 1947

Box 1:9

Types of theatres evolution circa 1940s

Box 1:10

Children’s theatre 1945

Box 1:11

S.C. 11 Oral interpretation of Shakespeare, essay, A character study of George Bernard Shaw’s Saint Joan 1943

 

C12 Interpretation of contemporary American poetry

Box 1:12

Notes 1945

Box 1:12

Essay, Langston Hughes: Poet or freedom 1945

Box 1:13

SB40 Fundamentals of theatre practice 1944

Box 1:14

Some plays reviewed circa 1940s

Box 2:1

Comprehensive examinations 1945-1947

Box 2:2

Thesis, A study of the life and poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks 1947

Box 2:3

Theatre programs 1944-1947

 

Stanford University, Radio Television Institute

Box 2:4

Acceptance letter 1956

Box 2:4

Institute brochure circa 1956

Box 2:4

Class schedule 1956

 

Course materials and notes

Box 2:5

R200 Broadcasting and telecasting in the United States 1956

Box 2:6-7

R201 Applications of radio and television for the school and community 1956

Box 2:8-9

R214 Television writing and production 1956

 

Assorted

Box 3:1

National High School Institute, drill manual for training the speaking voice 1945

Box 3:2

Report of 1952 religious drama workshop, Green Lake Wisconsin 1952

Box 3:3

Lowther College summer school, actors’ course 1953

Box 3:3

Furzedown College, summer school in speech education 1953

Box 3:4

Drama for the church, Department of Religious Education, Pacific University 1954

Box 3:5

Harvard Summer Institute, Elizabethan poetry 1959

Box 3:6

Summer reading class 1967

Box 3:7

Nutrition course lesson two undated

Box 3:6

Guestbook 1986

 

Address books

Box 3:9

circa 1990s

Box 3:10

undated

Box 3:11

Financial records [1] 1968-1990

Box 4:1

Financial records [2] 1968-1990

 

Personal correspondence

Box 4:2

1939-1949

Box 4:3

1950-1959

Box 4:4

1970-1979

Box 4:5

1980-1989

Box 4:6

1990-1996

Box 4:7

undated

Box 4:8

Holiday cards 1942-1991

Box 6:3

Declaration of trust 1993-1994

Box 6:4

Last will and testament 1993

Box 6:5

Obituary and memorial service guest list 1998

Box 5

Awards and certificates 1937-1998

Box OM4

Oversized awards 1980-1986

Box 6:6-7

Newspaper clippings 1927-1998

Box OM4

Oversized scrapbook 1938

Box 13:5

Videotape, Celebrating and appreciating Miss Ruth Acty October 16, 1998

 

Conservatorship, Naomi Acty Harris

Box 6:8

Court records 1981-1986

Box 6:9

Social security 1981-1985

Box 6:10

Correspondence 1981-1986

Box 6:11

Financial records [1] 1981-1985

Box 7:1-2

Financial records [2-3] 1981-1985

 

Teaching

Physical Description: 37 folders + 1 oversized box

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Acty's lecture notes, curriculum handouts, subject bibliographies, administrative files related to her various teaching assignments with the Berkeley Unified School District, California State University, San Francisco, University of California, Berkeley, University Extension, and the City of Oakland, and a videotape of an interview with Acty on Navajo chants by KTVU.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
 

Curriculum handouts

Box 7:3

Indian, 1973 and undated

Box 7:4

Poetry undated

Box 7:5

Notes on reading out loud undated

Box 7:6

Speech exercises-elementary undated

Box 7:7

Interpretive reading and choral speaking undated

Box 7:8

Interpretive reading prose undated

Box 7:9

Poetry for elementary undated

Box 7:10

Poetry for high school undated

Box 7:11

Types of rhymes undated

Box 7:12

African chants for elementary and junior high undated

Box 7:13

Animal stories undated

Box 7:14

How to ‘explore behind the story' undated

Box 7:14

Study guide for Animal farm undated

Box 7:14

Study guide for Raisin in the Sun undated

 

Lecture notes

Box 7:15

Interpretive reading and choral speaking undated

Box 8:1

French undated

Box 8:2

English as a second language undated

 

Bibliographies

Box 8:3

Choral speaking-elementary undated

Box 8:4

Songs, poetry, and stories useful for choral reading undated

 

Teaching assignments

 

Berkeley Unified School District

Box 8:5

Administrative files 1949-1991

Box 8:6

Expressions from your colleagues and friends 1991

Box 8:7

Newsletters 1966-1985

Box 8:8

Integration: a plan for Berkeley 1967

Box 8:8

Freedom festival brochure 1966

Box 8:8

Berkeley High centennial dinner program 1983

Box 8:9

1985-1986 tentative general purpose budget 1985

Box 8:10

Board of Education meeting minutes 1998

Box 8:11

Malcolm X School 1973

 

Martin Luther King Junior High School

Box 8:12

Correspondence 1970

Box 9:1

Yearbook 1969

Box 9:2

City of Oakland Recreation Department 1952-1954

Box 9:3

University of California, Berkeley, University Extension 1973-1974

Box 9:4

California State University, San Francisco 1974

Box 9:5

Assorted essays on pedagogy undated

Box 13:5

KTVU program On the Square, The Use of Navajo chants in choral speaking: an interview with Ruth Acty and Alfred Hicks 1974

Box OM4

Drawing of Ruth Acty, inscribed: ‘To my dear teacher Miss Acty with love, Johnny’ 1985

 

Writings and dramatic presentations

Physical Description: 7 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes poems, essays, and dramatic presentations written or performed by Acty.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
 

Writings

Box 9:6

Assorted poems 1939-1942

Box 9:7

Anessa 1969-1972

Box 9:8

Negro in the arts radio program for Brotherhood Week 1952

 

Dramatic presentations

Box 9:9

Psalm for a dark year undated

Box 9:10

Pageant undated

Box 9:11

Dramatic presentation about the history of the Negro in America circa 1960s

Box 9:12

The Christmas angel 1941

 

Religious activities

Physical Description: 13 folders + 1 oversized box

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes church programs, class notes, religious pamphlets, and a file related to Acty's participation in the The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples delegation to the United Nations for UNESCO's Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Arrangement

Arranged by religious affiliation.
 

Church of Christ, Scientist

Box 9:13

Class notes [1] circa 1963

Box 10:1

Class notes [2] circa 1963

Box 10:2

Assorted notes undated

Box 10:3

Pamphlets 1950-1988

 

The Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples

Box 10:4-5

UNESCO trip 1949

Box OM4

Les droits de L’homme exposition Musée Galliera UNESCO poster 1949

Box 10:6

Church programs [1] 1948-1953, 1964, 1984

Box 11:1-2

Church programs [2-3] 1948-1953, 1964, 1984

Box 11:3

Howard and Sue Bailey Thurman funeral programs 1981, 1996

Box 11:4

Annual reports 1963, 1984

Box 11:5

Pamphlets 1953-1990

Box 11:6

Assorted notes 1961-1980 and undated

 

Printed material

Physical Description: 14 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes assorted business cards, pamphlets, postcards, theater and funeral programs, and oral histories with Ruth Acty and Frances Mary Albrier.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 11:7

Business cards undated

Box 11:7

Bookmarks undated

Box 11:8

Theater programs 1939-1991

Box 11:9

Postcards [1] undated

Box 12:1

Postcards [2] undated

Box 12:2

Recipes undated

 

Oral histories

Box 12:3

Ruth Acty: first African American teacher in the Berkeley Unified School District 2001

Box 12:4

Appendix A: Celebrating and appreciating Miss Ruth Acty: a model of excellence 2001

Box 12:5

Frances Mary Albrier: determined advocate for racial equality 1979

Box 12:6-7

Assorted pamphlets [1-2] 1937-1986

Box 13:1

Assorted pamphlets [3] 1937-1986

Box 12:2

Awards banquet programs 1976-1992

Box 12:3

Funeral programs 1986-1987

Box 12:4

Religious pamphlets 1945-1953, 1975

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 517 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes photographs related to Acty's teaching career with the Berkeley Unified School District and Adult Day School, her family and friends, and her various trips studying at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies and at the Université de Poitiers, Institut d’études Francaises de Touraine.

Arrangement

Arranged into series and thereafter by photograph identification number.
 

Education

Box 13:1

Washington School, 5th Grade class photograph [007] 1940

Box 13:1

Group photograph L'Institut des Etudes Francaises, Tours France [010] 1968

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class, Lincoln School, Berkeley, California [013] 1954

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class, Lincoln School, Berkeley, California [014] 1954

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class, Lincoln School, Berkeley, California [015] 1954

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class, Lincoln School, Berkeley, California [016] 1954

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class, Lincoln School, Berkeley, California [017] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [018] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [019] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [020] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [021] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [022] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [023] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [024] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [025] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Yearbook page proof, Miss Acty's kindergarten class [026] circa 1950s

Box 13:2

Ruth Acty and children in costume seated in courtyard, May Festival, Lincoln School, Berkeley, California [027] 1946

Box 14:1

Ruth Acty sitting at desk reading Poetry II book [035] 1967

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty in group photograph at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [105] 1966

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty (right) with Dr. Barbara Cannon (left) and two other students of the French Speaking House, Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [106] 1966

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty standing with kindergarteners in school yard, Lincoln School, Berkeley, California [107] circa 1950s

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty in group photograph at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [108] 1966

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty holding book next to man and woman, Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [109] 1966

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty (right) with Dr. Barbara Cannon (left) and two other students of the French Speaking House, Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [110] 1966

Box 14:3

Man playing guitar, reverse: 'Stan Wilson Program, Garfield School, Berkeley' [128] 1966

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty with children dressed in costumes [130] undated

Box 14:4

Group photograph of children [141] circa 1950a

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty sitting at her desk [161] undated

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty in classroom [164] undated

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty in classroom [165] undated

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty in classroom [166] undated

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty in classroom [167] undated

Box 14:5

Ruth Acty sitting on grass at San Francisco State College [170] 1933

Box 14:5

Ruth Acty sitting on steps in front of Science Building, San Francisco State College [171] circa 1930s

Box 14:5

Ruth Acty, San Francisco State College identification photo [172] 1933

Box 14:5

Portrait and identification card, Universite de Besancon, Institut de Langue et Civilisation Francaises [177] 1960

Box 14:5

Yearbook portrait of Ruth Acty (5 copies) [178] circa 1950s

Box 14:5

Class photograph, Ruth Acty's English level 4 grammar composition class, Berkeley Adult School [196] 1983

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing with woman, reverse: 'Greetings from Delia I'll see you soon' [206] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing with woman, reverse: 'To Mrs. Acty from: Xiomara as a great gift to my wonderful teacher. And I will keep you in my mind forever' [207] 1978

Box 14:6

Torm Nomprasevrt standing next to lake [210] circa 1970s

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing with men and women in classroom [218] circa 1980s

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty with ESL students, Berkeley Adult Day School [219] 1974

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing with Takaski and Mihiko Hiyakawa [223] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty holding book in front of classroom [225] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty sitting with woman on deck [226] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty with students on deck [227] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty in classroom with students [228] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty talking with student in front of class [229] undated

Box 14:7

Students studying in library at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [230] circa 1966

Box 14:7

Students in front of building at the Monterrey Institute of Foreign Studies [231] 1966

Box 14:7

Students studying in library at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [232] 1966

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty holding a book [233] 1966

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and women in library at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [234] 1966

Box 14:7

Class photograph at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [235] 1966

Box 14:7

Class photograph at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [236] 1966

Box 14:7

Couple dancing at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [239] 1966

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and child at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies (5 copies) [251] 1966

Box 14:7

Man and children on patio at Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [253] 1966

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and three women at the Monterey Institute of Foreign Studies [254] 1966

Box 14:7

Class photograph, Berkeley Adult School [255] 1974

Box 14:7

Men and women seated at dining table [256] 1966

Box 14:7

Woman in blue suit [257] 1966

Box 15:1

Ronald Dellums, Ruth Acty, and students, Garfield Junior High School [262] 1967

Box 15:1

Ronald Dellums, Ruth Acty, and students, Garfield Junior High School [263] 1967

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty sitting at desk in the home of Madame Jamet, Tours, France [264] 1968

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty at the East Bay Negro Historical Society awards tea [265] 1968

Box 15:1

Dr. Louise Hector at the East Bay Negro Historical Society awards tea, reverse: 'Dr. Louise Hector helped change the Berkeley School Board policy on hiring minority teachers' [266] 1968

Box 15:1

Mrs. Frances Albrier, Dr. Louise Hector, and Ruth Acty [268] 1968

Box 15:1

Roy Blackburn, Samuel Pierce, and Ms. Pierce at the East Bay Negro Historical Society awards tea [269] 1968

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty honored at the East Bay Negro Historical Society awards tea [270] 1968

Box 15:1

Dr. Louise Hector and Ruth Acty at the East Bay Negro Historical Society awards tea [271] 1968

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty and students holding 'Welcome home Mss. Acty' banner [271] 1969

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty and students on sidewalk [272] 1969

Box 15:2

Larry Whitney, Berkeley High School [294] 1960

Box 15:2

Students sitting on steps [316] undated

Box 15:2

Folk singer Stan Wilson and Ruth Acty after performance at Garfield Junior High School, Berkeley, California [326] 1970

Box 15:2

Folk singer Stan Wilson, Harold Treadwell, and Ruth Acty after performance at Garfield Junior High School, Berkeley, California [327] 1970

Box 15:2

Folk singer Stan Wilson and Harold Treadwell shaking hands after performance at Garfield Junior High School, Berkeley, California [328] 1970

Box 15:2

Folk singer Stan Wilson and Harold Treadwell shaking hands after performance at Garfield Junior High School, Berkeley, California [329] 1970

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with woman in classroom [349] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with woman in classroom [350] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty with students in classroom [351] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty with students in hallway [352] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty with student from English as a Foreign Language class, Berkeley Adult School [353] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

English as a Foreign Language students sitting on bench in route to Alcatraz [354] 1978

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with English as a Foreign Language students at Embarcadero bus stop [355] 1978

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with English as a Foreign Language students at Embarcadero bus stop [356] 1978

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with English as a Foreign Language students at Embarcadero bus stop [357] 1978

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty with students in classroom [358] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Man holding guitar and girl in classroom [362] 1977

Box 15:3

Man holding boy in front of buffet table [365] 1976

Box 15:3

Women in kimonos reading from books [366] 1977

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty and students standing on patio, Berkeley Adult School [371] 1975

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty with students in classroom [372] 1979

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty standing with two girls, Maria Eugenia Pardo and Tallulath Pardo, on patio [374] circa 1970s

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty with grammar and composition students in classroom, Berkeley Adult School [376] 1981

Box 15:4

Student sitting in classroom [377] circa 1970s

Box 15:4

Students in classroom [378] 1980

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty with students in classroom [379] 1976

Box 15:4

Students eating in classroom [380] circa 1970s

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty with students in classroom [381] circa 1970s

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty standing with students on patio [382] 1981

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty sitting with students on patio, Berkeley Adult School [383] 1983

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty with two students in classroom [387] 1981

Box 15:4

Students standing on patio, Berkeley Adult School [388] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty with students on patio, Berkeley Adult School [389] undated

Box 15:4

Students sitting on steps [390] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty and students in classroom [391] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty and students in classroom [392] undated

Box 15:4

Byron, Massie, Ben, Azalie, and Nick Nickleberry at graduation ceremony [394] 1992

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with floral bouquet given to her for mother's day by her English as a Foreign Language students [445] 1978

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with floral bouquet given to her for mother's day by her English as a Foreign Language students [446] 1978

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with floral bouquet given to her for mother's day by her English as a Foreign Language students [447] 1978

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with floral bouquet given to her for mother's day by her English as a Foreign Language students [448] 1978

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with floral bouquet given to her for mother's day by her English as a Foreign Language students [449] 1978

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with students in classroom [450] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and English as a Foreign Language students with Berkeley mayor Loni Hancock [453] 1987

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and Ida Jackson sitting at dining table [454] 1995

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty with student in classroom, reverse: 'To Miss Acty with love Rena Chiong' [458] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty standing in classroom with two men and a woman [460] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty holding hands with ESL instructor Mr. Yueng, Berkeley Adult School [461] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty with students in classroom [467] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and English as a Foreign Language students with Berkeley mayor Loni Hancock [469] 1987

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty sitting at desk [470] 1987

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty with man at Cole Elementary School re-union [476] 1992

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and English as a Foreign Language students with Berkeley mayor Loni Hancock [479] 1987

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty with ESL students, Farzad and Sachiko, Berkeley Adult Day School [483] 1980

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty with two students in classroom, reverse: 'To Miss Acty with love Jeruhisa Akai' [484] 1979

Box 15:6

Bishop Roy Nichols, Elsie Matsunaga, Ruth Acty, and Alan McGregor, Berkeley Adult School [488] undated

Box 15:7

Ted Kennedy in a crowd at school [491] undated

Box 15:7

Ted Kennedy and Ron Dellums visiting classroom [492] undated

Box 15:7

Ted Kennedy and Ron Dellums visiting classroom [493] undated

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty with students, Berkeley Adult School [495] 1986

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty with students, Berkeley Adult School [496] 1986

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty seated at desk, Berkeley Adult School [497] 1986

Box 15:7

Bishop Roy Nichols, Elsie Matsunaga, Ruth Acty, and Alan McGregor, Berkeley Adult School [498] undated

Box 15:7

Alan McGregor, Bishop Roy Nichols, and man, Berkeley Adult School [499] undated

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty with students, Berkeley Adult School [500] 1986

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty with students, Berkeley Adult School [501] undated

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty with students [504] undated

Box 15:7

Ken Roberts, Ruth Acty, and Bishop Roy Nichols [505] undated

Box 15:7

Students (4 negatives) [507] undated

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty standing with two men and a woman [509] undated

Box 15:7

Students at the beach [510] undated

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty sitting with students [511] 1984

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty sitting with students [512] 1984

Box 15:7

East Bay Negro Historical Society awards tea ceremony (12 negatives) [513] undated

 

Acty family

Box 13:1

Naomi Acty reclining in backyard [002] circa 1940s

Box 13:1

Naomi Acty Harris standing in living room [003] undated

Box 13:1

Ruth Acty and two women standing in street, El Centro, California [004] circa 1940s

Box 13:1

Naomi Acty standing in front of house, Los Angeles, California [005] 1938

Box 13:1

Portrait of Esther Acty [011] undated

Box 13:1

Portrait of Gussie Stokes, mother of Ruth Acty [012] circa 1910s

Box 14:1

Cheryl Collier christening ceremony, St. Paul's A.M.E. church [041] 1948

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris, Lenzy Harris, and two children [067] circa 1950s

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris, Lenzy Harris, two children, and unidentified man and woman [068] circa 1950s

Box 14:2

Baby standing next to television [069] circa 1950s

Box 14:2

Esther Acty and Lenzy Harris sitting with unidentified woman in park [070] 1958

Box 14:2

Esther Acty and Naomi Acty Harris [071] 1958

Box 14:2

Esther Acty in a park [072] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris holding a puppy [073] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris sitting in a park [074] 1958

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris in a park [075] 1958

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris standing in a park [076] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris sitting in a park [077] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris on a boat with foot over railing [078] 1958

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris standing at boat railing [079] 1958

Box 14:2

Esther Acty and unidentified woman on boat [080] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris, Esther Acty, and Ruth Acty standing in parking lot [081] 1958

Box 14:2

Esther Acty standing in parking lot [082] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris sitting on rocks at the beach [083] 1958

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris standing in parking lot [084] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris sitting on rocks at the beach [085] 1958

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris standing on rocks at the beach [086] 1959

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris standing on rocks at the beach [087] 1959

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris standing on rocks at the beach [088] 1959

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris sitting on rocks at the beach [089] 1959

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris sitting on rocks at the beach [090] 1959

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris holding dog on top of car [091] 1961

Box 14:2

Lenzy Harris hugging unidentified woman sitting in lawn chair [092] 1961

Box 14:2

Woman in chaise lounge [092B] 1961

Box 14:2

Naomi Acty Harris holding boy in front yard [093] 1961

Box 14:3

Boy playing with dog in front yard [094] 1961

Box 14:3

Naomi Acty Harris standing with woman holding a beer [095] 1961

Box 14:3

Lenzy Harris standing on sidewalk in suit [096] 1961

Box 14:3

Lenzy Harris standing on sidewalk in suit [097] 1961

Box 14:3

Lenzy Harris sitting in front yard with dog [098] 1961

Box 14:3

Dog in front of house [099] 1961

Box 14:3

Naomi Acty Harris sitting on car truck [100] 1961

Box 14:3

Naomi Acty Harris standing in front of boat [101] 1961

Box 14:3

Lenzy Harris wearing chef's hat with dog in backyard [102] 1962

Box 14:3

Lenzy Harris wearing chef's in backyard [103] 1962

Box 14:3

Naomi Acty Harris with boy and dog in backyard [104] 1962

Box 14:4

Naomi Acty Harris and Lenzy Harris sitting on their lawn at 2631 S. Thurman Ave., Los Angeles, California [140] undated

Box 14:4

Naomi Acty Harris, Howard Stokes, Ora Thomas, and Bill Thomas posing in photographer's Hollywood Jail set [144] 1961

Box 14:4

Naomi Acty Harris, Esther Acty, and Ruth Acty riding in cart pulled by a horse painted in zebra stripes with a man wearing 'Superman' sombrero, Tijuana, Mexico [145] 1957

Box 14:4

Lenzy Harris and two women posing in 'Ghost town or Bust!' wagon set, Knotts Farm, Buena Park, California [146] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty and Naomi Acty Harris sitting on lawn with dog [147] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Naomi Acty Harris on lawn [148] 1946

Box 14:4

Dog in front yard [150] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty standing in front of fence [151] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Exterior of Naomi Acty Harris' house, Los Angeles, California [152] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Fred Stokes standing in back yard, St. Louis, Missouri [155] circa 1950s

Box 14:5

Naomi Acty on a boat with Bay Bridge in the background [181] 1938

Box 14:5

Portrait of Esther Acty, age 8 [183] 1930

Box 14:6

Lenzy Harris, Naomi Acty Harris, unidentified man and woman [200] undated

Box 14:6

Naomi Acty Harris in living room [221] 1969

Box 14:6

Naomi Acty Harris in living room [222] 1969

Box 15:1

Esther Acty and Naomi Acty Harris at the Berkeley Rose Gardens [260] 1967

Box 15:1

Lenzy Harris, Esther Acty, and Naomi Acty Harris at the Berkeley Rose Gardens [261] 1967

Box 15:2

Naomi Acty Harris in backyard [324] 1970

Box 15:2

Naomi Acty Harris in backyard [325] 1970

Box 15:4

Exterior of Ruth Acty's childhood home, 1629 West 14th St. Oakland, California [395] undated

Box 15:4

Exterior of Ruth Acty's childhood home, 1629 West 14th St. Oakland, California [396] undated

Box 15:4

Exterior of Ruth Acty's childhood home, 1629 West 14th St. Oakland, California [397] undated

Box 15:4

Exterior of Ruth Acty's childhood home, 1629 West 14th St. Oakland, California [398] undated

Box 15:4

Exterior of Ruth Acty's childhood home, 1629 West 14th St. Oakland, California [399] undated

Box 15:4

Exterior of Ruth Acty's childhood home, 1629 West 14th St. Oakland, California [400] undated

Box 15:6

Esther Acty and Jane McGuire Biggs on Easter [482] 1992

Box 15:6

Esther Acty and Jane McGuire Biggs on Easter [485] 1992

 

Religious

Box 14:1

Ruth Acty with the Chapel Verse Choir at the Religious Arts Festival [040] 1953

Box 14:3

Man and three women at Christian Science social event [112] 1962

Box 14:3

Three women at Christian Science social event [113] 1962

Box 14:3

Two men and a woman at Christian Science social event [114] 1962

Box 14:3

Three women at Christian Science social event [115] 1962

Box 14:3

Man and woman leaning against a fence at Christian Science social event [116] 1962

Box 14:3

Men and women at Christian Science social event [117] 1962

Box 14:3

Three women talking at Christian Science social event [118] 1962

Box 14:3

Three women sitting at Christian Science social event [119] 1962

Box 14:3

Paul Stark Seely and Ms. Seely at Christian Science social event [120] 1962

Box 14:4

(left-right): Marion Childs, Alice Hatekeda, Ruth Acty, and Margaret Ishimo at Ashram '51 [137] 1951

Box 14:4

(left-right): Rachel, Marion Childs, Alice Hatekeda, and Ruth Acty at Ashram 51 [138] 1951

Box 14:4

Howard Thurman sitting with two children [156] undated

Box 14:6

Fellowship Church, San Francisco (left-right): Dr. Don Collins, Ruth Acty, Rev. Andrew Weaver [220] 1985

 

Portraits

Box 13:2

Portrait of Ruth Acty (5 copies) [029] undated

Box 13:2

Portrait of Ruth Acty [030] undated

Box 14:1

Portrait of Ruth Acty [031] undated

Box 14:1

Portrait of William Byron Rumford [032] undated

Box 14:1

Portrait of Ruth Acty [036] circa 1940s

Box 14:1

Ruth Acty holding a book [037] circa 1940s

Box 14:1

Portrait of Ruth Acty [038] circa 1960s

Box 14:1

Ruth Acty standing in front of portrait [039] 1984

Box 14:1

Portrait of a boy, reverse: 'To Miss Acty from Cappy, Karl Erhard Siegel, San Francisco, CA 1952' [044] 1952

Box 14:1

Portrait of a girl, reverse: 'Thank you for the present, Tracy, Karl Erhard Siegel Studio, San Francisco, CA 1952' [045] 1952

Box 14:1

Portrait of Cheryl Collier Ivey, reverse: 'To Miss Acty, from Sherrie, Karl Erhard Siegel Studio, San Francisco, CA 1952' [046] 1952

Box 14:1

Portrait of Gwendolyn Brooks, reverse: 'For Ruth with continuing affection and respect, Gwendolyn Brooks' [047] undated

Box 14:1

Art Evans publicity still, inscribed: 'Dear Ms. Acty, Thank you for getting me off to the right start in life. With sincere love and deep appreciation Art (Wilkie) Evans A Soldier's Story [048] 1984

Box 14:1

Portrait of Yvette Renée Alexander [049] 1979

Box 14:1

Portrait of Yvette Renée Alexander [050] circa 1980s

Box 14:1

Portrait of Yvette Renée Alexander [051] 1981

Box 14:1

Portrait of Yvette Renée Alexander [052] 1981

Box 14:2

Portrait of Riley J. Weinmann [053] 1991

Box 14:2

Portrait of man in suit [054] undated

Box 14:2

Portrait of Alina Gonzaga [?] [055] undated

Box 14:2

Portrait of Alina Gonzaga [?] [056] undated

Box 14:2

Portrait of Sage and Ogadae [057] undated

Box 14:2

Portrait of Yvette Renée Alexander [058] 1979

Box 14:2

Portrait of Yvette Renée Alexander [059] 1979

Box 14:2

Portrait of a boy [060] undated

Box 14:2

Portrait of a girl [061] undated

Box 14:2

Portrait of Sara Bogard [062] 1964

Box 14:2

Portrait of a boy, reverse: 'Renee's son, Evelyn Long's grandson' [063] undated

Box 14:2

Portrait of Cheryl Collier Ivey [064] undated

Box 14:3

Portrait of Valerie Whitney, reverse: 'friend of many years ago at International House U.C. now in Palm Springs' [129] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Portrait of a woman and two children [143] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Portrait of a woman [149/149B] undated

Box 14:4

Portrait of Gloria Deadwyler [157] 1940

Box 14:4

Portrait of Barbara E.M. Cannon [163] undated

Box 14:4

Portrait of Ruth Acty [168] undated

Box 14:5

Portrait of Ruth Acty [169] circa 1930s

Box 14:5

Portrait of Ruth Acty [174] undated

Box 14:5

Portrait of Ruth Acty [175] 1956

Box 14:5

Portrait of Ruth Acty [176] undated

 

Assorted

Box 13:1

Group photograph of men in front of building [001] undated

Box 13:1

Man and woman standing next to house, caption: 'To Ruth, Emily and José' [006] undated

Box 13:1

Two men and a woman sitting at a banquet table [008] circa 1930s

Box 13:1

The Hall Johnson Choir [009] undated

Box 13:2

Campanile, University of California, Berkeley [028] undated

Box 14:1

Ruth Acty sitting with headphones in banquet hall, reverse: 'Ruth Acty Paris Sept. 1949 UNESCO document of human rights drawn up' [033] 1949

Box 14:1

Ruth Acty and Sue Bailey Thurman with United Nations delegation to Paris looking at documents [034] 1949

Box 14:1

Josef Marais and Miranda Idyllwild sitting on bench, caption: 'With best wishes to Ruth, Josef Marais and Miranda Idyllwild' [042] 1952

Box 14:2

Dog in front yard, reverse: 'Linn at 11 weeks old' [065] 1961

Box 14:2

Ruth Acty holding a book [066] 1960

Box 14:3

Hideko Endow dressed in witch's halloween costume [111] 1950

Box 14:3

Alice Sanderson and Ruth Acty standing in front building [121] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Man standing in front of tree [122] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Barry Cahill Short (infant) sitting on grass [123] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Tree on the shoreline [124] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Group of men and women sitting in front of building [125] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Group of men and women sitting in front of building [126] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty sitting with group of men and women at the shore [127] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty with two women and a man aboard a ship [131] circa 1940s

Box 14:3

Ruth Acty outside [132] circa 1950s

Box 14:3

Two women, man, and boy standing on sidewalk [133/134] circa 1960s

Box 14:3

Girl in dress standing in driveway [135] undated

Box 14:4

Woman holding a baby, reverse: 'Mary, our Lou at 5 mos. July 1946' [136] 1946

Box 14:4

(left-right): Ruth Acty, Gertrude Scrouggs, Doris Jones at the University of California hospital [139] circa 1940s

Box 14:4

Woman standing in sidewalk [142] undated

Box 14:4

Portrait of a woman, reverse: 'Naomi Acty Dilley Doll' [153] circa 1930s

Box 14:4

Ruth Acty sitting on building steps [154] circa 1950s

Box 14:4

Susan Silva standing in front of house, reverse: 'To Miss Acty as Cinderella, May Day, 1950" [158] 1950

Box 14:4

Tree painted on stage set [159] 1942

Box 14:4

Muriel Taylor Collier and Ruth Acty [160] 1952

Box 14:4

Three women sitting in patio chairs [162] undated

Box 14:5

Woman standing by the roadside [179] circa 1940s

Box 14:5

Ruth Acty reading a book [180] 1939

Box 14:5

Boy [182] undated

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [184] 1986

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [185] 1984

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [186] 1978

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [187] 1985

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [188] 1977

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [189] 1983

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [190] 1982

Box 14:5

Yvette Alexander christmas card [191] 1981

Box 14:5

Christmas card, Greg, Juanita, Brandon, Alina, and Philip [192] undated

Box 14:5

Claude Clark family holiday card [193] 1991

Box 14:5

Christmas card [194] undated

Box 14:5

Christmas card from Janet and Norma [195] circa 1960s

Box 14:6

Keizo Hirata with baby Tomoko, Osaka, Japan [197] 1976

Box 14:6

Chiyoko Hirata with baby Tomoko, Osaka, Japan [198] 1976

Box 14:6

Family sitting at burial shrine [199] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty eating at table [201] 1980

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing in front of bookcase [202] 1984

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing next to fireplace [203] 1984

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty walking into living room [204] 1984

Box 14:6

Keizo and Chiyoko Hirata leaning on railing [205] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty walking into living room [208] 1984

Box 14:6

Two boys in backyard [209] 1979

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing next to woman and child in courtyard [211] undated

Box 14:6

Woman sitting on couch reading to a child [212] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty and child standing in courtyard [213] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty walking on garden path [214] undated

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing with man and woman [215] 1977

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty standing with Hisako Ameromiya [216] 1976

Box 14:6

Ruth Acty [217] circa 1980s

Box 14:6

Woman standing next to gate [224] 1976

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and Evelyn Long sitting on couch [237] 1970

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and Evelyn Long [238] 1970

Box 14:7

Man, woman, and girl standing on backyard deck [240] 1966

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty sitting in chair (5 copies) [241] 1961

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and Gerri Lange [242] 1970

Box 14:7

Men and women sitting on couch [243] undated

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty standing with group of men and women in front of building [244] 1970

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty standing next to tree [245] 1970

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and woman standing next to table with plates [246] 1970

Box 14:7

Ruth Acty and two women standing next to table with plates [247] 1970

Box 14:7

Women in group photograph in backyard [248] 1970

Box 14:7

Women in group photograph in backyard [249] 1970

Box 14:7

Woman standing on backyard deck [250] 1966

Box 14:7

Kisaya Myles sitting on steps [252] 1970

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty in formal wear (2 copies) [258] 1961

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty holding purse and white gloves (2 copies) [259] 1961

Box 15:1

Two girls holding a cat in backyard, reverse: 'Colette's children Ann and Eva' [267] 1968

Box 15:1

Men and women standing next to palm tree [273] 1969

Box 15:1

Women standing in back garden [274] 1969

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty seated with two women at banquet table [275] 1969

Box 15:1

Man seated at desk [276] 1969

Box 15:1

Man seated at desk [277] 1969

Box 15:1

Exterior of chateau [278] circa 1960s

Box 15:1

Man and three women sitting on outdoor patio [279] circa 1960s

Box 15:1

Man and woman seated at dining table [280] circa 1960s

Box 15:1

Two men shaking hands [281] 1978

Box 15:1

Men and women seated on couch [282] circa 1960s

Box 15:1

Wedding party in front of church, reverse: 'Brittany' [283] circa 1960s

Box 15:1

Madame Jamet sitting with headphones [284] undated

Box 15:1

Ruth Acty sitting with men and women at dining table [285] undated

Box 15:1

Woman in red dress standing on steps [286] undated

Box 15:1

Men and women standing by the shore [287] undated

Box 15:1

Men and women eating at party [288] undated

Box 15:1

Man pouring wine for woman at party [289] undated

Box 15:1

Man and woman standing in field with bridge in the background [290] undated

Box 15:1

Women talking at party [291] undated

Box 15:2

Woman sitting next to cabinet [292] undated

Box 15:2

Woman in red dress standing on steps [293] undated

Box 15:2

Two women next to piano [295] undated

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty standing on boardwalk, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [296] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty and woman sitting beneath tree, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [297] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty and man and woman sitting beneath tree, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [298] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Woman holding umbrella standing in parking lot, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [299] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Marching band standing in parking lot, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [300] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Four women next to piano, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [301] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Two women in costume, reverse: 'Dinard France 1978-1979 sabbatical year' [302] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Woman holding umbrella standing in parking lot, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [303] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Men and women seated at dining tables, reverse: 'France 1978-79 sabbatical year' [304] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Bedroom, reverse: 'France 1978-79 sabbatical year' [305] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Woman seated at dining table, reverse: 'France 1978-79 sabbatical year' [306] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Monsieur Chapel, Brittany, France [307] undated

Box 15:2

Photograph of child in gilded frame, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [308] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty and women holding plates at party, reverse: 'France 1978-79' [309] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Men and women standing in parking lot, reverse: 'France 1978-1979' [310] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Men and women next to park bench, reverse: 'France 1978-79' [311] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty and Madame Jamet, University of Poitiers, L'Institut d' Etudes Francaises de Touraine [312] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Exterior of L'Institut d' Etudes Francaises de Touraine, reverse: '1978-79 sabbatical' [313] circa 1978

Box 15:2

Two girls riding donkeys, reverse: 'Nice Promenade des Anglais' [314] 1969

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty standing with woman and dog on boardwalk [315] undated

Box 15:2

Boy lighting a cigarette [317] undated

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty sitting with men and women at party [318] undated

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty and woman standing in plaza [319] undated

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty sitting on couch with men and women [320] undated

Box 15:2

Ruth Acty with three children in front of building [321] 1970

Box 15:2

Children riding scooter on sidewalk [322] 1970

Box 15:2

Children riding scooter on sidewalk [323] 1970

Box 15:2

Exterior of house [330] 1978

Box 15:2

Exterior of house [331] 1972

Box 15:2

Living room [332] 1972

Box 15:2

Backyard garden [333] 1972

Box 15:2

Man playing electric guitar [334] 1972

Box 15:3

Girl riding motorcycle amusement park ride [335] circa 1980s

Box 15:3

Children riding amusement park ride [336] circa 1980s

Box 15:3

Family at amusement park [337] circa 1980s

Box 15:3

Boy riding motorcycle amusement park ride [338] circa 1980s

Box 15:3

Girl standing in lobby [339] circa 1980s

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with men and women on sidewalk [340] undated

Box 15:3

Wedding party reception [341] undated

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with bride and groom at altar [342] undated

Box 15:3

Wedding party [343] undated

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty and men and women seated at reception, reverse: 'Yuko Sosa to Miss Acty' [344] 1978

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty sitting on couch with man and woman [345] undated

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing with bride, reverse: 'Yuko Sosa to Miss Acty' [346] 1978

Box 15:3

Bride and groom looking at wedding card [347] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Group photograph of wedding party at altar [348] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty standing at podium [359] 1982

Box 15:3

Woman standing at podium [360] 1982

Box 15:3

Men and women seated in chairs [361] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Men and women seated in chairs [363] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Men and women seated in living room [364] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Woman seated at piano [367] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Two women next to piano [368] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Women seated [369] circa 1970s

Box 15:3

Ruth Acty and E. Matinrazm on ferry boat [370] circa 1970s

Box 15:4

Men and women seated in living room [373] circa 1970s

Box 15:4

Woman seated at piano [375] circa 1970s

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty with man and woman [384] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty sitting at banquet table [385] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty accepting an award [386] undated

Box 15:4

Woman standing next to Christmas tree [393] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty walking with cane [401] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty walking with cane [402] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty walking with cane [403] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty walking with cane [404] undated

Box 15:4

Ruth Acty walking with cane [405] undated

Box 15:4

Waiter handing man menu at banquet table [406] undated

Box 15:4

Man lighting birthday cake candles [407] undated

Box 15:4

Two men seated at banquet table [408] undated

Box 15:5

Man standing in front of elevator [409] undated

Box 15:5

Man standing in front of elevator [410] undated

Box 15:5

Man seated at banquet table [411] undated

Box 15:5

Man seated at banquet table [412] undated

Box 15:5

Two women seated at table with birthday cake [413] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty and man seated at dining table, reverse: 'Thanksgiving at the Weinmanns' [414] 1988

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty and woman looking at calendar [415] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty and woman looking at calendar [416] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty and woman looking at calendar [417] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty and woman looking at calendar [418] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty seated holding gift bag [419] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty and woman looking at calendar [420] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty seated holding gift bag [421] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with two women [422] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with woman [423] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with woman [424] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty seated holding gift bag [425] undated

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty and woman looking at calendar [426] undated

Box 15:5

Two men seated at banquet table [427] undated

Box 15:5

Clarence and Carl Weinmann seated at banquet table at Ilse Levinger's 90th birthday party [428] 1988

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty seated at banquet table [429] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty speaking at podium [430] 1982

Box 15:5

Men and women standing at banquet [431] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty seated at banquet table [432] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty standing with group at banquet [433] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty speaking at podium [434] 1982

Box 15:5

Women seated at banquet table [435] 1982

Box 15:5

Woman speaking at podium [436] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty standing with two women [437] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty seated and banquet table [438] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty with two women at banquet [439] 1982

Box 15:5

Frances Albrier seated at banquet table [440] 1982

Box 15:5

Woman speaking at podium [441] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty speaking at podium [442] 1982

Box 15:5

Ruth Acty standing with man at banquet [443] 1982

Box 15:5

Men holding drinks at banquet [444] 1982

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty seated at dining table, reverse: 'Thanksgiving' [451] 1990

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty standing with man in banquet hall [452] undated

Box 15:6

Helen Swann and Ruth Acty sitting on couch [455] undated

Box 15:6

Two women sitting on couch [456] undated

Box 15:6

Woman standing in front of shrine [457] undated

Box 15:6

Effie and Claude Clark [459] undated

Box 15:6

(left-right): Ilse Levinger, Helga, Trudy, Max at Ilse Levinger's 90th birthday party [462] 1988

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty sitting on bench with four women [463] undated

Box 15:6

Ilse Levinger and Gertrude Moretti at Ilse's 90th birthday party [464] 1988

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and man standing in parking lot [465] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty talking to man [466] undated

Box 15:6

Boy playing guitar, reverse: 'Riley age 3' [468] undated

Box 15:6

Boy next to gate, reverse: 'Riley at the 'Big Game' (Cal vs Stanford) 15 months 11/92' [471] 1992

Box 15:6

Riley at the playground [472] 1992

Box 15:6

Ann, Ruth Acty, and Riley Weinmann on couch, Thanksgiving [473] 1991

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and Morrie Turner [474] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and Riley Weinmann on couch, Thanksgiving [475] 1991

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty and Walli Grove standing in front of Christmas tree [477] 1989

Box 15:6

Michael Lange and woman at banquet [478] undated

Box 15:6

Michael Lange greeting Ruth Acty [480] undated

Box 15:6

Michael Lange and Ruth Acty at banquet [481] undated

Box 15:6

Lettie Weinmann, Ruth Acty, and Riley Weinmann on couch, Thanksgiving [486] 1991

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty standing with man in living room [487] 1994

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty with two women at Jack London Square [489] undated

Box 15:6

Ruth Acty with two women at Jack London Square [490] undated

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty speaking at podium [494] undated

Box 15:7

Jerri Lange [502] undated

Box 15:7

Two women speaking [503] undated

Box 15:7

Ruth Acty and Riley Weinmann on couch, Thanksgiving (2 negatives) [506] 1991

Box 15:7

Children riding scooter/Stan Wilson visit/Naomi Acty Harris (20 negatives) [508] undated

Box 15:7

Banquet (22 negatives) [514] undated

Box 15:7

Trip to France (18 negatives) [515] undated

Box 15:7

Trip to France (12 negatives) [516] undated

Box 15:7

Two women standing outside of house (2 negatives) [517] undated