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Guide to the William R. Fletcher Papers
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Photographs

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 95 photographs of William Fletcher's automobile service, car racing, and family photographs.

Arrangement

Arranged into three series, Fletcher's Automobile Service/Car racing, Family photographs, and 80th birthday party, and arranged thereafter by photograph identification number.
 

Fletcher's Automobile Service / Car racing

Box 1:2

Exterior of Fletcher's Auto Service building [002] circa 1940s

Box 1:2

#35 race car covered in sheet metal, mountains in the background, reverse: 'Immediately after tearing thru the fence no only hurt that fence you see back of the Davis the one you'll notice a pile of it hangin on the car' [003] 1940

Box 1:2

Two coupes on race track in front of grand stand [004] circa 1930s

Box 1:2

Man and woman riding in Fletcher's Automotive Service race car [005] 1939

Box 1:2

Exterior of Fletcher's Auto Service building [006] circa 1940s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher wearing Pennzoil cap leaning over car reading pamphlet [074] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

Exterior of Fletcher's Auto Service [075] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher standing in office [076] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher in shop [082] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

Exterior of gas station [084] circa 1960s

Box 1:3

Group of men standing next to 54 race car [086] circa 1940s

Box 1:1

Woman standing next to car parked in garage [087] circa 1940s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher standing next to car parked in garage [090] circa 1940s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher standing next to car parked in garage [092] circa 1940s

Box 1:2

Ray Sosa and woman standing next to #3 race car [095] circa 1930s

 

Family photographs

Box 1:2

Portrait of William Fletcher [001] circa 1950s

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Girl and William Fletcher standing with foot on bumper of car smoking pipe [007] circa 1930s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and woman standing in doorway [008] 1958

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William Fletcher standing next to television with hand on globe, reverse: 'got the world in my hand' [009] circa 1950s

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William Fletcher and woman lying on blanket at the beach [010] circa 1960s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and three women sitting at dining table [011] circa 1960s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher sitting in front of fireplace opening gift [012] circa 1960s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman sitting in front of fireplace [013] circa 1960s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and unidentified man sitting in booth [014] circa 1960s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher standing behind man and woman seated in chairs [015] circa 1960s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and women standing in dining room embracing [016] 1977

Box 1:3

William Fletcher sitting on tree trunk at the beach [017] 1977

Box 1:3

William Fletcher sitting on tree trunk in parking lot [018] 1977

Box 1:3

William Fletcher at the beach [019] 1977

Box 1:3

William Fletcher standing on sidewalk looking through camera viewfinder [020] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman sitting an banquet table [021] 1979

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman standing next to parked car [022] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher talking to man and woman in foyer [023] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and group of men and women at party [024] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and two women talking at party [025] circa 1980s

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William Fletcher holding pair of scissors talking to man and woman at party [026] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman talking in hallway at party [027] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman talking in hallway at party [028] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher shaking hands with woman at party [029] circa 1980s

Box 1:1

William Fletcher and group of men and women at party [030] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and two women posing for photograph at party [031] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and man sitting on couch shaking hands [032] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and woman sitting on couch [033] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and woman sitting at banquet table [034] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher sitting at desk reading a newspaper [035] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and woman standing next to 'Bill's tin Lizzie' painting [036] 1982

Box 1:2

William Fletcher standing in hallway with arm around unidentified woman [037] circa 1970s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and woman sitting at dining room table [038] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher sitting in chair opening gift next to unidentified woman, reverse: 'Pearl & Bill' [039] 1982

Box 1:2

Stanley Riley, Lucille Riley, and William Fletcher standing in front of church in Bloomfield, New Jersey waiting for bus to Atlantic City [040] 1982

Box 1:3

William Fletcher holding camera standing on boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey [041] 1982

Box 1:1

William Fletcher sitting at table holding carry-all cart [042] 1982

Box 1:1

William Fletcher sitting at dining room table [043] circa 1980s

Box 1:1

Granddaughter of Georgia McNeal leaning against front bumper of car parked in the street in front of William Fletcher's house in Hayward, California [044] circa 1980s

Box 1:1

Granddaughters of Georgia McNeal leaning against front bumper of car parked in the street in front of William Fletcher's house in Hayward, California [045] circa 1980s

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William Fletcher and granddaughter of Georgia McNeal leaning against front bumper of car parked in the street in front of William Fletcher's house in Hayward, California [046] circa 1980s

Box 1:1

William Fletcher and granddaughter of Georgia McNeal leaning against front bumper of car parked in the street in front of William Fletcher's house in Hayward, California [047] circa 1980s

Box 1:1

William Fletcher and woman standing in photography store [048] circa 1980s

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William Fletcher and unidentified man standing next to parked car [049] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman standing next to restored Ford Model T [070] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and unidentified man and woman standing in front driveway [071] circa 1980s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher posing for photograph with friends, San Mateo, California [072] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher standing on sidewalk looking through camera viewfinder [073] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher sitting on couch [077] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

Exterior of William Fletcher residence at 23062 Glenn Ellen Drive Hayward, California [078] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and unidentified Tuskegee airman sitting at banquet table [079] circa 1970s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and wife sitting at bar [080] circa 1950s

Box 1:3

Wedding portrait of William Fletcher and wife [081] circa 1940s

Box 1:3

William Fletcher standing on walkway in front of house smoking a pipe [083] circa 1940s

Box 1:3

Man and woman walking in street [085] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher putting on tie looking in the mirror [088] circa 1940s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher sitting on stool looking at planetary camera in his home photo lab [089] circa 1950s

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and woman riding on farm tractor [091] circa 1940s

Box 1:2

Lulu Goodrich and unidentified woman sitting on couch [093] circa 1940s

Box 1:2

Woman talking on the telephone standing behind diner counter, reverse: 'Ruth? Waitress at Ebony Plaza Hotel in the 50s' [094] circa 1940s

 

80th birthday party

Box 1:1

Hoseann [-] cooking in kitchen at William Fletcher's 80th birthday party [050] 1987

Box 1:1

Hoseann [-] and Danny Goodwich attending William Fletcher's 80th birthday party [051] 1987

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William Fletcher holding gift-wrapped bottle and champagne glass at 80th birthday party [052] 1987

Box 1:2

Georgia McNeal and woman sitting at dining table eating [053] 1987

Box 1:2

Hoseann [-] and William Fletcher at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [054] 1987

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Hoseann [-] and William Fletcher at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [055] 1987

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman talking at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [056] 1987

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and girl looking at gifts at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [057] 1987

Box 1:2

Hoseann [-] and William Fletcher at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [058] 1987

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and unidentified man and woman attending Fletcher's 80th birthday party [059] 1987

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William Fletcher and four unidentified women standing in kitchen at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [060] 1987

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William Fletcher at 80th birthday party [061] 1987

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William Fletcher at 80th birthday party [062] 1987

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William Fletcher blowing out candles at 80th birthday party [063] 1987

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William Fletcher, Hoseann [-], and woman posing for photograph at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [064] 1987

Box 1:2

Men and women sitting on couch at William Fletcher's 80th birthday party [065] 1987

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and woman posing for photograph at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [066] 1987

Box 1:2

William Fletcher and unidentified man and woman at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [067] 1987

Box 1:2

Group of men and women in kitchen at William Fletcher's 80th birthday party [068] 1987

Box 1:3

William Fletcher and woman posing for photograph at Fletcher's 80th birthday party [069] 1987

Box 1:4

Certificate 1970

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Chabot College certificate of appreciation in recognition of service as a member of the Automotive Advisory Committee.
Box 1:4

Newspaper clipping 1984

Physical Description: 1 folder