Guide to the Richard D. Larsen Photograph Collection

Sean Heyliger
African American Museum & Library at Oakland
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Oakland, California 94612
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African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Richard D. Larsen Photograph Collection

Collection number: MS 106

African American Museum and Library at Oakland

Oakland, California
Processed by:
Sean Heyliger
Date Completed:
12/12/2013
Encoded by:
Sean Heyliger
© 2013 African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard D. Larsen photograph collection
Dates: 1978
Collection number: MS 106
Creator: Larsen, Richard D.
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
Oakland, CA 94612
Abstract: The Richard D. Larsen photograph collection consists of 55 photographs of an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony in Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, California on March 7, 1978. Many of photographs show California Governor Jerry Brown speaking to a crowd at the event, the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing in historical costume, and members of the Oakland National Guard assisting in the planting of tree saplings.
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 Richard D. Larsen Photograph Collection must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

Preferred Citation

Richard D. Larsen photograph collection , MS 106, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

Acquisition Information

Collection was donated to the Northern California Center for Afro-American History and Life by Richard D. Larsen.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean Heyliger, 12/12/2013,

Scope and Content of Collection

The Richard D. Larsen photograph collection consists of 55 photographs of an Arbor Day tree planting ceremony in Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, California on March 7, 1978. Many of photographs show California Governor Jerry Brown speaking to a crowd at the event, the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing in historical costume, and members of the Oakland National Guard assisting in the planting of tree saplings.

Arrangement

Series I. Photographs

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Brown, Jerry, 1938-.
Joaquin Miller Park (Oakland, Calif.)
Arbor Day.
Tree planting--United States.


Collection Contents

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 55 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 55 photographs of Arbor Day tree planting ceremony at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland, California on March 7, 1978.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown addressing crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [001] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown and Oakland Mayor Lionel Wilson attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [002] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown addressing crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [003] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown and group of children planting tree for Arbor Day at Joaquin Miller Park [004] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown in car attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [005] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown in car attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [006] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Woman addressing crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [007] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [008] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown addressing crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [009] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [010] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown planting tree for Arbor Day at Joaquin Miller Park [011] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Sheriff deputy directing traffic in street at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [012] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [013] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Man addressing crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [014] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown addressing crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [015] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [016] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Children planting tree for Arbor Day at Joaquin Miller Park [017] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [018] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [019] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [020] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [021] 3/7/1978

Box 1

View of San Francisco Bay and Bay Bridge from Joaquin Miller Park [022] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [023] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Men and women planting trees for Arbor Day at Joaquin Miller Park [024] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Woman holding camera, water truck and fire engine in the background [025] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [026] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Cars parked along roadside in Joaquin Miller Park [027] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Man sitting on tree stump next to tree exhibit in Joaquin Miller Park [028] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Woman addressing crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [029] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [030] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Two men standing next to saplings talking at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [031] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of Oakland National Guard attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [032] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown getting out of car at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [033] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Group of men and women walking in Joaquin Miller Park at Arbor Day tree planting ceremony [034] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [035] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [036] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown and Oakland Mayor Lionel Wilson attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [037] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown standing with members of Oakland National Guard at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [038] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [039] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras holding flags at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [040] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Men and women attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [041] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [042] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Woman sitting on tree stump next to truck at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [043] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Members of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras performing at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [044] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Member of the California National Guard Historic Music Fifes and Drums of Old Calaveras attending the Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [045] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Man wearing construction hard hat digging a hole for tree at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [046] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Potted tree saplings spaced on hillside at Joaquin Miller Park [047] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Man sitting on tree stump next to tree exhibit in Joaquin Miller Park [048] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown standing in crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [049] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown digging a hole with shovel at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [050] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown attending Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [051] 3/7/1978

Box 1

California Governor Jerry Brown standing in crowd at Arbor Day tree planting at Joaquin Miller Park [052] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Men sitting at picnic tables next to shed [053] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Bearded man walking in park [054] 3/7/1978

Box 1

Joggers running in street past Bay City Iron Works building [055] 5/31/1905