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Guide to the Home for Aged and Infirm Colored People of California Records
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Administrative records

Physical Description: 14 folders + 1 ledger

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes the Home for Aged and Infirm Colored People of California's article of incorporation, constitution and by-laws, officer rosters, meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence. Meeting minute ledger also includes transcripts of reports submitted during meetings and membership rosters.
Box 1:1

Articles of incorporation [reproduction] 1892

Box 1:2

Constitution and by-laws circa 1890s, 1934

 

Meeting minutes

Box 1:3

Box 2

Ledger [296 pp.] 1925-1948

Box 1:3

1931, 1933

Box 1:4

1936-1937

Box 1:5

1938

Box 1:6

1938

Box 1:7

1939

Box 1:8

1940

Box 1:9

Reports 1935-1940

Box 1:10

Officer and committee rosters 1924, circa 1930s

Box 1:11

Correspondence 1916, 1935-1940

Box 1:12

Legal agreements circa 1910s, 1940

Box 1:13

Financial records 1938

Box 1:14

Letterhead [blank] circa 1930s

 

Programs

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes two photocopied programs of Florence Cole-Talbert's grand recital at the Civic Auditorium Opera House and a turkey dinner at Foresters' Hall.

Arrangement

Arranged by date.
Box 1:15

Home for Aged and Infirm Colored People will give a grand promenade on Wednesday Nov. 24, 1915 at Foresters' Hall [reproduction] 1915

Box 1:15

Florence Cole-Talbert grand recital auspices Home for Aged & Infirm Colored People, Civic Auditorium Opera House [reproduction] 1920

Box 1:16

Newspaper clippings 1892-1930

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes newspaper clippings from Bay Area newspapers related to activities at the Home for Aged and Infirm Colored People of California. Also included is a reproduction of the 1930 East Bay Colored Business Directory.

Arrangement

Arranged by date.