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Guide to the Electra Kimble Price Collection
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Biographical

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes genealogy chart and report, official documents and government issued cards, high school yearbooks and programs.

Arrangement

Arranged by format
Box 1:1

Legal documents 1926-1993

Box 1:2

Genealogy chart and report 2002

Box 1:3

High school yearbooks and reunion program 1943-1970

Box 1:5

Commencement invitations and grade reports 1943-1970

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 173 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Kimble family and ancestors, Kimble Price family, aerial views of downtown Oakland, houses in Oakland, professional functions that Electra Kimble Price attended.

Arrangement

Arranged by subject series and thereafter by photograph identification number.
 

Assorted

Box 2:1

Unknown couple standing in front of house and car [112] circa 1941

Box 2:1

Wedding of Anneral Blackman Sharp and William Sharp at the Beth Eden Baptist Church, bride and groom [015] 1943

Box 2:3

Portrait of Carter family standing in front of WJ Carter Box Dealer warehouse. Reverse: "To the Kimball's (sic), from "The Carters" Willie, Colin and Letitia" [037] circa 1940s

Box 2:4

Clawson Elementary School, Oakland, California, class of 1939-1940. Reverse: "2nd row from back 4th person from left, Edna DeBique" [051] circa 1940

Box 2:4

Boxers Henry Armstrong and Terry Gibson with trainer Norman Saunders. Caption: Best wishes to a friend. Sincerely, Norman Saunders." [052] circa 1930s

Box 2:4

David Bowick, Oakland Athletics' Rickey Henderson and unknown woman on baseball field, exchanging award [056] circa 1979

Box 3:1

James Sodsons standing in front of house [102] circa 1950s

Box 3:1

Linetta Sweeney, Electra Kimble Price and Wilmot Sweeney, seated on couch [106] circa 1940s

Box 3:1

Wilmot Sweeney with group of men seated in living room, with one woman [107] circa 1940s

Box 3:1

Landscape with driveway and barn [108] 1990

Box 3:1

Two men with young boy and girl standing in front of tree and picnic table [115] 1932

Box 3:1

Man with group of 5 children of various ages standing in front of a tree and picnic table [117] 1932

Box 3:2

Two girls and a female toddler standing on lawn in front of house [121] circa 1940s

Box 3:2

Young girl and female toddler. Girl is standing and toddler is running toward outstretched arm holding a rose [122] circa 1940s

Box 3:2

High school class photo of men and women with instructor [123] 1966-1967

Box 3:2

Unknown man standing in front of house [124] circa 1940s

Box 3:2

Two men and two women in bathing suits standing by and seated on a car [125] 1932

Box 3:2

Man with toddler and girl in front of steps. Woman in background with hand on hip [129] circa 1930s

Box 3:2

Charles Aikens with Betty “Boo” outdoors. Reverse: “ My twin Charles Aikens and my sister’s kid Betty Boo.” [132] 1947

Box 3:2

Four women on a bench, one hanging over the edge upside down [133] circa 1940s

Box 3:2

Man standing in front of car on residential street [134] 1947

Box 3:2

Three women seated on the trunk of a car [135] 1947

Box 3:2

Girl and male toddler on porch of house. Reverse “ My dancing nephew?” [136] circa 1940s

Box 3:3

Two girls seated on the trunk of a car. Reverse: "Fine brown legs" [137] 1947

Box 3:3

Man standing in front of car on residential street [138] 1947

Box 3:3

Toddler seated on porch stairs [ 139] circa 1940s

Box 3:3

Two women and three men lounging on grass [140] circa 1940s

Box 3:3

Group of seven women and one baby [141] circa 1920s

Box 3:3

Man with two girls in front of railing, reverse “myself and two cousin’s (sic) Jean and Joan” [142] 1947

Box 3:3

Portrait of woman. Inscribed on front “To Mrs. Kimble. Sincerely M. Evelyn. Reverse: “Evelyn Ware” 1936

Box 3:3

Woman and boy in front of shoe repair shop, (Thomas Nathanial Kimble's shop?). Reverse"one of the Goashy Girls in front of shoe shop” [144] circa 1925

Box 3:3

Small headshot of woman [145] circa 1040s

Box 3:3

Man painting door of garage on yellow house [147] 1966

Box 3:3

Man holding container in clinic [148] circa 1960s

Box 3:3

Yellow house with salmon colored garage door [149] circa 1970

Box 3:6

Photograph of circa 1930s photograph of a woman and a girl by a car [194] circa 1990s

Box 3:6

Three men standing at the entrance of a shed or out building by an orchard, mounted on cardboard [195] circa 1960s

 

Electra Kimble Price

Box 2:1

Portrait of Electra Kimble Price for graduation from Oakland Technical High [001] 1943

Box 2:1

Electra Kimble Price demonstrating for the Baby Sitters' Class. Reverse: "Electra Price (far right) Baby Sitters' Class [002] 1957

Box 2:4

Portrait of Electra Kimble Price. circa 1970s

Box 2:6

Electra Kimble Price in checked coat [076] 1945

Box 2:6

Electra Kimble Price in sequined top and headband and navy blue skirt [1983] circa 1980s

Box 3:1

Electra Kimble Price sitting at table with group of friends at a party [104] circa 1940s

Box 3:1

Faye White (standing), Linetta Sweeney, Electra Kimble Price and Wilmot Sweeney, seated on couch [105] circa 1940s

Box 3:2

Electra Kimble Price standing in front of clinic sink [119] circa 1960s

 

John Lewis Price, Jr.

Box 2:2

Portrait of John Lewis Price, Jr., front caption "To my darling, John," reverse: "2nd Lt. John Lewis Price, Jr." [016] 1945

Box 2:2

John Lewis Price, Jr. at podium, reverse: "Deputy Probation Officer John Lewis Price, Jr. [017] 1956

Box 2:2

Five men holding plaques, John Lewis Price, Jr. and Byron Rumford on left [018] 1960

Box 2:2

Five men holding plaques, John Lewis Price, Jr. and Byron Rumford on left [019] 1960

Box 2:2

John Lewis Price, Jr. accepting plaque from Alpha Phi Alpha [020] 1961

Box 3:6

Lieutenant John Lewis Price, Jr. with three men in uniform [196] circa 1945-1947

 

Kimble Price family

Box 2:2

Thomas Nathaniel Kimble and Clyde Kimble [021] circa 1947

Box 2:2

Thomas Nathaniel Kimble and Clyde Kimble [022] circa 1947

Box 2:2

Portrait of Clyde Kimble, reverse: "1900-1993, Clyde Kimble, 1981, Oakland, CA" [023] 1981

Box 2:2

Family portrait for the 50th wedding anniversary of Clyde and Thomas Nathaniel Kimble, from left to right: John Lewis Price, Jr., Electra Kimble Price, Thomas Nathanial Kimble,Teryl Price, and Wanda Price. Clyde Kimble center front [025] 1968

Box 2:2

Family portrait for the 50th wedding anniversary of Clyde and Thomas Nathaniel Kimble, from left to right: John Lewis Price, Jr., Electra Kimble Price, Thomas Nathanial Kimble,Teryl Price, and Wanda Price. Clyde Kimble center front [026] 1968

Box 2:2

Thomas Nathanial Kimble and Clyde Kimble cutting cake for their 50th wedding anniversary [027] 1968

Box 2:3

Portrait of six men, from left to right: Thomas Nathanial. Kimble, William R. Kimble, Demetrius Kimble, Sabron Kimble, James Kimble, France Kimble. Reverse: "Kimble brothers. Electra's uncles." [028] 1941

Box 2:3

Family portrait from left to right back: Pearl Hill, William Kimble, Thomas Kimble, Sabron Kimble. Front row from left to right : Demetrius Kimble, Zenobia Kimble, Eva Kimble, Clyde Kimble, Electra Kimble Price, Anita Jones Kimble. [029] circa 1930s

Box 2:3

Thomas Nathaniel Kimble in shoe repair shop. Reverse: "Little Ranch Shoe Shop" San Martin, California [030] circa 1947

Box 2:3

50th wedding anniversary of Clyde Kimble and Thomas Nathaniel Kimble. Group portrait of six people. Clyde Kimble and Ida Dunson seated in back. [031] 1968

Box 2:3

Thomas Nathaniel Kimble in shoe repair shop. Reverse: "Little Ranch Shoe Shop" San Martin, California [030 duplicate] circa 1947

Box 2:3

Group portrait. From left to right: Tecumseh Bailey, Demetrius Kimble, James Kimble, William Kimble [033] 1970

Box 2:3

Kimble Ranch, San Martin, California [034] 1945

Box 2:3

Kimble Ranch, San Martin, California [035] 1968

Box 2:3

Portrait of Thomas Nathaniel Kimble. Reverse: San Martin, California. Photograph by: Luise del Torto, 1978" [039] 1978

Box 2:4

Portrait of Thomas Nathaniel Kimble and Clyde Kimble. [040] 1970

Box 2:4

Clyde Kimble and Thomas Nathaniel Kimble [048] circa 1970s

Box 2:6

Group portrait of Kimble siblings: France Ellis, Thomas Nathaniel, Bill (Rubin William), James Harris, Demetrius Nathaniel, Ruth, Sabron [1937] 1937

Box 2:6

Thomas Nathaniel Kimble in Peralta St. shoe repair shop [077] 1932

Box 3:1

Clyde Kimble with group of people. Caption: "leaving for the island" 1960

Box 3:1

Portrait of Cara Kimble. Reverse: "Aunt Cara Kimble" [109] circa 1940s

Box 3:1

Portrait of Sabron Louis Kimble [110] circa 1940s

Box 3:1

Portrait of Electra Kimble Price. Photograph damaged and repaired with tape [111] circa 1940s

Box 3:1

Electra Kimble Price's grandmother (Frances Bailey or Minnie Dorsey) and unknown woman standing in front of a car. [113] circa 1942

Box 3:1

Thomas Nathanial Kimble and unknown man standing in front of a car. Reverse: "Electra's father was a member of the Rod & Gun Club." [114] 1934

Box 3:1

Two men and three women standing arm in arm on beach, Thomas Nathanial Kimble is second from the right [116] circa 1930

Box 3:2

Thomas Nathanial Kimble, with three men with guns leaning against car, Rod and Gun Club [118] 1934

Box 3:2

Zenobia Kimble and "Aunt Anita," reverse: "Aunt Zenobia, Aunt Anita" [120] 1934

Box 3:2

Thomas Nathanial Kimble seated on pylon of Golden Gate Bridge under construction. Reverse: “Tom Kimble seated on pylon of GG bridge under constr.” [126] circa 1930s

Box 3:2

Group of three men and five women in bathing suits on beach, Thomas Nathanial Kimble is in the front middle [131] circa 1934

Box 3:6

Toms Shoe Shop store front. Thomas Nathaniel Kimble's shoe repair shop, 3215 Peralta St. Oakland, CA 94608. [197] circa late 1920s

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church [003] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church [004] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church [005] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church, with, from left to right, Margaret "Peggy" Cartwright, Anneral Blackman Sharp, and Effie Marie RIbbs [006] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church [007] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church [008] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church [009] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church, bride and groom in the back of a car [010] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church, from left to right: Peggy Cartwright, Effie Ribbs, Anneral Blackman, Electra Kimble Price, John Lewis Price, Jr., Edmond Allen, Conway Maupin, and John Nunn. Children : Zenobia Kimble, "Dee Dee" Demetrius Kimble, and "Snooky" [011] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church, from left to right: Thomas N. Kimble, Clyde Kimble, John L. Price, Jr., Electra Kimble Price, and Lillian Price [013] 1944

Box 2:1

Wedding of Electra Kimble Price and John Lewis Price, Jr. at the Beth Eden Baptist Church, bride and groom in the back of a car [014] 1944

Box 2:2

Electra Kimble Price and Clyde Kimble with Oakland Tribune Tower and downtown Oakland, California in background [024] 1980

Box 2:3

Family portrait. From left to right: Thomas Nathaniel Kimble, Electra Kimble Price, John Lewis Price, Jr., Wanda Jean Price, Clyde Kimble [036] circa 1962

Box 2:6

Electra Kimble Price and Lt. John Lewis Price dining in Washington D.C. Reverse: "Dining that the very exclusive Casha Nite Club" [074] 1946

Box 3:2

Thomas Nathanial Kimble with Wanda and Teryl Price on lawn [130] circa 1952

Box 3:1

Wanda Jean Price at 9 years [091] 1990

Box 3:1

Electra Kimble Price sitting and John Lewis, Wanda and Jeryl Price standing in front of house [101] circa 1953

Box 3:2

Unknown girl andTeryl Price standing on sidewalk in front of house [128] circa 1953

 

Leona Naomi De Bique

Box 2:5

Leona Naomi De Bique and her stepmother [072] 1968

Box 2:6

Leona Naomi De Bique, portrait for 45th Technical High School Reunion [090] 1990

Box 3:3

Lorrine Thomas and Liona De Bique [146] 1941

 

Oakland

Box 2:4

Oakland, California Lake Merritt pergola and archways [050] circa 1920

Box 3:1

Picture postcard of downtown Oakland, California in 1915, with the Flatiron Building, flanked by City Hall and Cathedral Building. Sent circa 1940s [093] circa 1940s

Box 3:3

View of downtown Oakland, California along 9th Street toward Laney College and the Superior Court of Alameda [150] circa 1970s

Box 3:3

View of downtown Oakland, California from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and demolition site of T & D Theatre [151] circa 1976

Box 3:3

View of downtown Oakland, California from 9th street and Broadway toward West Oakland and the San Francisco Bay [152] circa 1970s

Box 3:3

View of Hotel Sutter in downtown Oakland, California [153] circa 1970s

Box 3:4

Demolition site of T & D Theatre in Oakland, California [154] circa 1976

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view of Intersection of 9th St. and Washington St. with view of 10th St. Market (now Swan's Market) [155] circa 1976

Box 3:4

Demolition site of T & D Theatre in Oakland, California [156] circa 1976

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view of West Oakland and Cypress Viaduct Loma section of I-880 freeway [157] circa 1970s

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and T & D Theatre [158] circa 1975

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view of AC Transit bus, bus shelter and park, from upper story of a building [159] circa 1970s

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway facing northwest toward the intersection of10th St. and Broadway [152] circa 1970s

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, Broadway Shoe Repairing While U Wait, (Thomas Nathanial Kimble's shoe repair shop?), Claria Lee's Donuts and Grill [161] circa 1970s

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway facing northwest toward the intersection of10th St. and Broadway [162] circa 1970s

Box 3:4

AC Transit busses in downtown Oakland, California [163] circa 1970s

Box 3:4

Crane at demolition site for T & D Theatre in Oakland, California [164] circa 1976

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view of intersection at Franklin and 8th Streets facing south east circa 1976

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and demolition site of T & D Theatre [166] circa 1976

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view of downtown Oakland, California toward Oakland Hills circa 1976

Box 3:4

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and demolition site of T & D Theatre [168] circa 1976

Box 3:5

Oakland, California, aerial view of Broadway Shoe Repairing While U Wait, (Thomas Nathanial Kimble's shoe repair shop?), Claria Lee's Donuts and Grill [169] circa 1970s

Box 3:5

Demolition site of T & D Theatre in Oakland, California[170] circa 1976

Box 3:5

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and demolition site of T amp; D Theatre [171] circa 1976

Box 3:5

Aerial view of downtown Oakland, California [172] circa 1976

Box 3:5

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and T & D Theatre demolition site [173] circa 1976

Box 3:5

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and T & D Theatre demolition site [174] circa 1976

Box 3:5

Oakland, California, aerial view of parking lot in downtown Oakland, California [175] circa 1976

Box 3:5

Oakland, California, view from 9th street and Broadway north toward the Oakland Tribune Tower and T &D Theatre demolition site [176] circa 1976

Box 3:5

View of Hill's Loan Office in downtown Oakland, California [177] circa 1976

Box 3:5

View of empty lot and AC Transit bus in Oakland, California [178] circa 1970s

Box 3:5

View of Sunlite Restaurant in Oakland, California [179] circa 1970s

Box 3:5

Spire of City Hall in Oakland, California [180] circa 1970s

Box 3:5

Aerial view of neighborhood (and Oakland Inner Harbor?) in Oakland, California [181] circa 1970s

Box 3:5

Aerial view of Oakland and Berkeley, California towards University of California, Berkeley campus [182] circa 1970s

Box 3:5

Spire of City Hall in Oakland, California [183] circa 1970s

Box 3:5

Northwest aerial view of City Hall in Oakland, California [184] circa 1970s

Box 3:6

Aerial view of Oakland, California Interstate overpasses (I-580 & I-880?) [185] circa 1970s

Box 3:6

Oakland, California, Broadway Shoe Repairing While U Wait, (Thomas Nathanial Kimble's shoe repair shop?), Claria Lee's Donuts and Grill [186] circa 1980s

Box 3:6

Oakland, California, view of City Hall, Broadway Shoe Repairing While U Wait, (Thomas Nathanial Kimble's shoe repair shop?), Claria Lee's Donuts and Grill [186] circa 1980s

Box 3:6

Construction site between 9th and 11th Streets at Broadway in Oakland, California [188] circa 1980s

Box 3:6

Yellow duplex house [189] circa 1990s

Box 3:6

Yellow duplex house [190] circa 1992

Box 3:6

White house 3788 Lake Shore Ave [191] circa 1992

Box 3:6

Yellow duplex house [192] 1992

Box 3:6

White house 3788 Lake Shore Ave [193] circa 1992

 

Professional Activities

Box 2:4

Electra Kimble Price with Rosie Greer and unkown male student in front of sign reading "Black History Quiz" [045] circa 1970s

Box 2:4

Electra Kimble Price and Vernon Jorndan [046] circa 1986

Box 2:4

Electra Kimble Price and members of the Traffic Reserves. Achievement award ceremony. [053] 1983

Box 2:4

Ruth Love, Dick Spees, and Electra Kimble Price seated at table [054] circa 1977

Box 2:4

Electra Kimble Price with three unknown women. Reverse: "Electra Kimble Price, Director of Community Relations, Oakland Public School." [055] circa 1977

Box 2:5

Electra Kimble Price, Mrs. AndrewYoung and Ruth Love at a business dinner [057] circa 1986

Box 2:5

Unknown woman, unknown man and Ruth Love seated at table [058] circa 1977

Box 2:5

Electra Kimble Price with two unknown men outside of the Oakland Public Schools Administration Building circa 1977

Box 2:5

Judge Lionel J. Wilson with group of children. Reverse: "Judge Lionel J. Wilson visits Woodland School" [062] 1961

Box 2:5

Judge Lionel J. Wilson with group of children. Reverse: "Judge Lionel J. Wilson visits Woodland School" [063] 1961

Box 2:5

Group of three men seated. Reverse: "David Bowick, 1988, [Superintendent] of Schools." [064] 1988

Box 2:5

Sign:"Better Schools … Better Oakland" [065] 1971

Box 2:6

Ruth Love and unknown woman [079] circa 1986

Box 2:6

(Unknown first name) Perry, Electra Kimble Price and Ricky Henderson [080] 1982

Box 2:6

Electra Kimble Price and Mary Ellen Rose [081] 1978

Box 2:6

Mayor Lionel Wilson and Electra Kimble Price. Electra holds a Certificate of Appreciation from the Private Industry Council [084] circa 1980

Box 2:6

Electra Kimble Price at desk with typewriter [086] circa 1970s

 

World Airways

Box 2:4

Aerial view of World Airways hanger at Oakland International Airport. [041] circa 1979

Box 2:5

Portrait of Electra Kimble Price filing paperwork. Reverse: "Electra Price, [Director] of Community Relation, [Oakland Public Schools] 1976-1986" [068] circa 1970s

Box 2:5

World Airways Boeing 747, grounded with nose open [069] circa 1979

Box 2:5

World Airways Boeing 727 in flight [070] circa 1979

Box 2:5

World Airways Boeing 747c in flight over the Olymbic Peninsula in Washington [071] circa 1979

Box 2:6

Charles J. Patterson, senior vice president and a director of World Airways, Inc. [087] circa 1979

 

Professional activities

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes correspondence and letters of appointment from the Oakland Unified School District, Electra Kimble Price’s resume detailing her education and employment history through 1980.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
 

Genealogy

Box 1:5

Newspaper clippings 1997-2005

 

Employment

Box 1:6

Correspondence, Professional Appointments/Activities 1971 -1986

Box 1:7

Certifications, award certificates, resume and newspaper clippings 1950-1988

Box 1:8

Oakland School Board campaign material, newspaper clippings 1965-1969

 

Kimble and Price Family

Physical Description: 6 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes official records and government issued ids, certificates of achievement, diplomas and articles and newspaper clippings related to family activities.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
 

Price family

Box 1:9

Deed to house in East Piedmont Heights, Oakland, CA 1978

Box 1:10

Legal documents for John Lewis Price, Jr. Death certificate, army papers, award certificates for Master’s of Social 1945-1982

 

Kimble family

Box 1:11

Assorted official records and certificates 1927-1980

Box 1:12

Newspaper clippings, announcements and programs for family activities 1967-1985

Box 1:13

Government issued cards for Thomas Nathaniel Kimble 1966-1980

 

Leona Naomi De Bique

Box 1:14

Achievement certificates and memorial service 1942-1994

 

Assorted printed material

Physical Description: 2 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes two conference programs, newspaper clippings, programs and postcard.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:15

California Club Journal: 64th Annual Convention of the California State Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. and the 26th Annual Convention of California Girl’s Clubs. June 23-July 1,1970, Fresno, California. San Jose: Foothill Printers, 1970. 1970

Box 1:15

California Club Journal: 67th Annual Convention of the California State Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. and the 36th Annual Convention of California Girl’s Clubs. June 28-July 1,1973. San Francisco, California. 1973

Box 1:16

Newspaper clippings, card and programs 1994-2005