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Finding Aid for the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Co. Records, 1866-1985, bulk 1925-1985
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Box 1, Folder 1

First California newspaper (facsimile), 1888.

Box 1, Folder 2

California history--founding of Los Angeles.

Box 1, Folder 3

History of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company--William Nickerson, Jr. (copy 2) 1940.

Box 1, Folder 4

Life Story of William Nickerson, Jr. (copy 2), 1947.

Box 1, Folder 5

Certificate of commendation honoring Golden State Mutuals' 34th anniversary. Given by the city of Los Angeles, 1959.

Box 1, Folder 6

Board of Directors meeting minutes, 1927.

Box 1, Folder 7

Historical information folder given to all employees.

Box 1, Folder 8

Executive committee and other papers, 1926-1931.

Box 1, Folder 9

Clippings and articles from the Messenger, a journal for office and staff of Golden State Mutual.

Box 1, Folder 10

Preliminary material for corporate history, 1970, 1973.

Box 2, Folder 1

Executive committee and other papers, 1932-1939.

Box 2, Folder 2

Leroy A. Beavers matter, 1932.

Box 2, Folder 3

Minutes for Golden State Guarantee Fund Insurance Company--pre-organizational original, 1924-1925.

Box 2, Folder 4

Charter membership applications--not issued, 1925.

Box 2, Folder 5

Office correspondence, 1926-1927.

Box 2, Folder 6

Board of Directors meeting minutes, 1930.

Box 2, Folder 7

Board of Directors minutes, 1924.

Box 2, Folder 8

Board meeting--debit report, H.D. Ford Jr., 1937.

Box 2, Folder 9

John H. Upton (actuary), Paul Winfield, Oakland, 1925.

Box 2, Folder 10

Legal department--Robert C. Hagerman, 1939-1941.

Box 2, Folder 11

American Mutual letters, Hugh McBeth, W.P. Hamblen, 1915,1942,1924.

Box 2, Folder 12

Quorum--Walter Gordon, 1938-1941.

Box 2, Folder 13

Board of Directors, 1926.

Box 3, Folder 1

Annual reports to insurance department, 1925-1926.

Box 3, Folder 2

Cash book, journal, bank book, specifications, 1925-1929.

Box 3, Folder 3

Executive Committee book, 1931-1937.

Box 3, Folder 4

Executive Committee book, 1928-1930.

Box 4, Folder 1

Cash book, 1934-1937.

Box 4, Folder 2

Secretary's report on insurance activities in Chicago, Illinois and Louisville, Kentucky, September 26, 1929-October 3, 1929.

Box 4, Folder 3

By-laws, 1931,1952.

Box 4, Folder 4

By-laws, 1945-1956.

Box 4, Folder 5

Deposit and withdrawals, stock and bond purchases, 1925-1947.

Box 4, Folder 6

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1924-1926.

Box 4, Folder 7

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1925-1926.

Box 4, Folder 8

Statistical reports, 1925-1952.

Box 4, Folder 9

Insurance Department correspondence, 1925-1926.

Box 5, Folder 1

Insurance Department correspondence, 1930-1936.

Box 5, Folder 2

Insurance Department, 1935-1938.

Box 5, Folder 3

Insurance Department correspondence, 1937-1938.

Box 5, Folder 4

California insurance Department (re: chapter 9 companies), 1939-1940.

Box 5, Folder 5

Walter A. Gordon (legal), 1933-1941.

Box 5, Folder 6

Agents as independent contractors (Illinois), 1940.

Box 6, Folder 1

William Feinblum--accounting systems, 1941.

Box 6, Folder 2

Robbery report, 1946.

Box 6, Folder 3

Agent's report ( H.D. Ford), 1935.

Box 6, Folder 4

Booklet A--General information, instructions, miscellaneous tables (3 books), 1938,1944.

Box 6, Folder 5

3 photographs showing Ken Hahn honoring George A. Beavers on 90th birthday, 1981.

Box 6, Folder 6

George A. Beavers papers, 1949-1981.

Box 6, Folder 7

Norman Cook interview--early history of Golden State Mutual, 1979.

Box 6, Folder 8

Speeches, ideas and drafts of George A. Beavers, Jr, 1950-1972.

Box 6, Folder 9

Unlabeled.

Box 6, Folder 10

George A. Beaver's memos, 1949-1965.

Box 6, Folder 11

U.S. Constitution booklets (2 copies), 1961.

Box 7, Folder 1

Negro organizations--Negro Business League, 1944-1954.

Box 7, Folder 2

Golden State Mutual murals--Mary Ellen Pleasant (Mammy Pleasant).

Box 7, Folder 3

Outside biography sketches.

Box 7, Folder 4

Edith Sampson, 1951-1952.

Box 7, Folder 5

Housing authority--Los Angeles, etc., 1952-1965.

Box 7, Folder 6

Negro achievement--sports, 1949-1953.

Box 7, Folder 7

The negro--clippings, 1958-1969.

Box 7, Folder 8

Newspaper clippings (non-company), 1949-1958.

Box 7, Folder 9

Giants of Black Capitalism-- Ebony, May 1969.

Box 8, Folder 1

Organizations, 1949-1956.

Box 8, Folder 2

Negro business, 1946-1952.

Box 8, Folder 3

Johnson, E.J.--newspaper clippings, magazines, Golden State Mutual booklets, etc., 1911-1962.

Box 8, Folder 4

Unlabeled, 1949-1981.

Box 9, Folder 1

Titus Alexander collection--Fair Employment Practices Legislation, 1949- .

Box 9, Folder 2

Titus Alexander collection--armed services, 1942-1950.

Box 9, Folder 3

Titus Alexander collection--business, insurance, 1937-1955.

Box 9, Folder 4

Titus Alexander collection--housing, 1947-1954.

Box 9, Folder 5

Titus Alexander collection--Africa, 1947-1955.

Box 9, Folder 6

Titus Alexander collection--National Insurance Association, 1938-1956.

Box 10, Folder 1

Titus Alexander collection--science, 1949-1951.

Box 10, Folder 2

Unlabeled, 1951.

Box 10, Folder 3

Titus Alexander Collection--miscellaneous biographies, 1947-1954.

Box 10, Folder 4

Alexander, Titus, 1948-1952.

Box 10, Folder 5

Music--Marian Anderson, Carol Brice, Dorothy Maynor, etc., 1946-1954.

Box 10, Folder 6

Negro churches--Baptist, 1949-1951.

Box 10, Folder 7

Newspaper clippings, George A. Beavers Jr., 1944-1955.

Box 10, Folder 8

Titus Alexander collection--education, 1949-1955.

Box 10, Folder 9

Negro finance, 1948-1951.

Box 10, Folder 10

Collier's (magazine), October 15, 1954.

Box 10, Folder 11

Titus Alexander collection--employment, 1939-1954.

Box 11, Folder 1

Negro art--two pieces, 1937,1947.

Box 11, Folder 2

Negro authors--cuttings, 1948-1952.

Box 11, Folder 3

Negro medicine, 1947-1953.

Box 11, Folder 4

Bunche, Ralph J. (materials provided by Charles Matthews ), 1949-1971.

Box 11, Folder 5

Chicago Division 201--correspondence and reports, 1950.

Box 11, Folder 6

Golden State Mutual's report of examination--2 notebooks, December 31, 1957.

Box 11, Folder 7

Golden State Mutual's special report as of June 30, 1951, (October 1, 1951).

Box 11, Folder 8

Golden State Mutual's report of examination, December 31, 1953.

Box 11, Folder 9

Golden State Mutual's insurance examination period--December 31, 1943-November 30, 1947, (April 7, 1948).

Box 11, Folder 10

Golden State Mutual's insurance department examination report--November 30, 1947, (April 7, 1948).

Box 11, Folder 11

Report of insurance department examination as of December 31, 1950--2 copies, (May 11, 1951).

Box 12, Folder 1

Golden State Mutual's report of examination for September 30, 1961. 3 notebooks, 2 memos, 1962-1963.

Box 12, Folder 2

Insurance department examination, 1965-1968.

Box 12, Folder 3

Certificates of advancement, 1970.

Box 12, Folder 4

Report of examination for December 31, 1971, 1973-1974.

Box 12, Folder 5

Statistical tables as of December 31, 1934. Division of Insurance, April 9, 1935.

Box 12, Folder 6

Certificates of advancement, series A, 1933-1939.

Box 12, Folder 7

Safety Savings and Loan Association, 1969.

Box 13, Folder 1

Holding companies, 1968.

Box 13, Folder 2

John Payton case, 1962.

Box 13, Folders 3-4

Racial tensions, 1943-1954.

Box 13, Folder 5

Fortune, November 1971.

Box 14, Folder 1

Negro Institute information--sources: National Insurance Association and Bowles/Tillinghast, 1962-1965.

Box 14, Folder 2

Americanism, 1922-1953.

Box 14, Folder 3

Potpourri 2, 1953-1976.

Box 14, Folder 4

King Jr., Dr. Martin Luther, 1964-1969.

Box 15, Folder 1

Photo of Golden State Mutual staff.

Box 15, Folder 2

Photograph-stats of Japanese surrender, 1945.

Box 15, Folder 3

Historical--Independent Church of Christ: 1916--ground breaking, corner stone laying (George A. Beaver), 2 miscellaneous photographs.

Box 15, Folder 4

Houston, Norman D.

Box 15, Folder 5

Miscellaneous photographs--officer's activities, 1935-1976.

Box 15, Folder 6

Unidentified photo.

Box 15, Folder 7

Board of directors, 1956-1960.

Box 15, Folder 8

William Nickerson Jr. Memorial Committee--unveiling of bronze bust by Mrs. William Nickerson, August 21, 1949.

Box 15, Folder 9

Johnson, Edgar J.

Box 15, Folder 10

William Nickerson funeral, November 1945.

Box 15, Folder 11

Titus Alexander and collection-- employment.

Box 15, Folder 12

Film: historical/early company activity (no photographs), 1949.

Box 15, Folder 13

Unlabeled.

Box 16, Folder 1

William Nickerson Jr. Photographs.

Box 16, Folder 2

4261 Central Avenue, 1945-1946.

Box 16, Folder 3

21st anniversary party at Villa Arlington, July 26, 1946.

Box 16, Folder 4

20th anniversary Alpha Bowling Club, July 27, 1945.

Box 16, Folder 5

Service Pin awards, 1945,1951.

Box 16, Folder 6

Claim settlement cases, 1943- .

Box 16, Folder 7

Loma, 1948.

Box 16, Folder 8

Agents--leaders in unit sales for conversions, 1938-1942.

Box 16, Folder 9

Groundbreaking of home office--1999 W. Adams, 1948.

Box 16, Folder 10

Open house (home office) week--August 19-23, 1949 (Nickerson bust dedication, August 19, 1949) 1949.

Box 16, Folder 11

Home office scenes.

Box 16, Folder 12

Home office exterior architect drawings--1999 W. Adams, 1948.

Box 16, Folders 13-14

Construction progress, 1948-1949.

Box 17, Folder 1

Golden State Mutual district offices, 1949-1964.

Box 17, Folder 2

Cornerstone laying--1999 W. Adams, 1949.

Box 17, Folder 3

Moving day--4261 S. Central, July 1949.

Box 17, Folder 4

Golden State Mutual civic activities, 1945-1965.

Box 17, Folder 5

25th anniversary press breakfast and assembly, July 1950.

Box 17, Folder 6

Employee activities, late 1940s-50s.

Box 17, Folder 7

Home office open house, 1947.

Box 17, Folder 8

Miscellaneous mortuaries, circa 1950.

Box 17, Folder 9

26th anniversary banquet. Royal Palms Hotel, July 1951.

Box 17, Folder 10

Officer/directors groups, 1940-1950.

Box 17, Folder 11

Photographs--miscellaneous field personnel, sales activity, 1940-1950.

Box 17, Folder 12

William Nickerson Award--Silver Anniversary commemoration plaque, July 1950.

Box 17, Folder 13

Miscellaneous photographs 1--terminated/retired employees, 1944-1969.

Box 17, Folder 14

Miscellaneous photographs 2--terminated/retired employees, 1945-1957.

Box 18, Folder 1

Saturday morning art class, 1968.

Box 18, Folder 2

Eloise Kloke--Regional Director President's Committee government contracts, 1958.

Box 18, Folder 3

23rd anniversary picnic at Brookside Park, July 1948.

Box 18, Folder 4

22nd anniversary picnic at Val Verde Park, July 18, 1947.

Box 18, Folder 5

United Nations delegate: Panama, 1957.

Box 18, Folder 6

Student tour groups--1933,1944,1946,1947,1948,1950, 1933-1950.

Box 18, Folder 7

Mural unveiling, August 19, 1949.

Box 18, Folder 8

Miscellaneous negatives.

Box 18, Folder 9

Policy owners, 1948-1955.

Box 18, Folder 10

Home office--exterior, 1928-1960.

Box 18, Folder 11

Joe E. Brown visits home office, 1949.

Box 18, Folder 12

Cornerstone dedication, August 23, 1949.

Box 18, Folder 13

Home office under construction, 1948-1949.

Box 18, Folder 14

Murals unveiled, September 7, 1948.

Box 18, Folder 15

George A. Beavers retirement program, 1966.

Box 18, Folder 16

Burglary--home office vault, fifth floor, 1962-1963.

Box 19, Folder 1

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--biographical sketches, miscellaneous, 1938-1949.

Box 19, Folder 2

William Nickerson Jr.--history, 1947.

Box 19, Folder 3

Picnic at Brookside, 1955.

Box 19, Folder 4

Home office open house, 1959.

Box 19, Folder 5

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--anecdotes, speeches, 1939-1950.

Box 19, Folder 6

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--news releases, 1927-1951.

Box 19, Folder 7

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--letters and reports, 1930-1945.

Box 19, Folder 8

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--recordings, 1950.

Box 19, Folder 9

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--miscellaneous, 1940-1950.

Box 19, Folder 10

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--death, 1945.

Box 19, Folder 11

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--memorial, 1948-1961.

Box 20, Folder 1

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--Nickerson Gardens, 1954.

Box 20, Folder 2

Biographies--William Nickerson Jr.--Founder's Month activities, 1948-1955.

Box 20, Folder 3

Biographies--Mrs. Helen E. Batiste, 1954-1955.

Box 20, Folder 4

Biographical information--Bryon Beverly, 1955-1956.

Box 20, Folder 5

Biographical information--Ike Blocker, 1952-1956.

Box 20, Folder 6

Biographies--Roscoe C. Carroll.

Box 20, Folder 7

Biographies--Mrs. Verna A. Hickman, 1944-1954.

Box 20, Folder 8

Biographies--Ivan J. Houston, 1953.

Box 20, Folder 9

Biographies--Norman B. Houston, 1953-1958.

Box 20, Folder 10

Biographies--Luther M. Hudson (deceased October 1972), 1949-1972.

Box 20, Folder 11

Biographies--Edgar J. Johnson, 1920-1967.

Box 20, Folder 12

Biographies--Simon P. Johnson (deceased), 1951.

Box 20, Folder 13

Biographical information--Lonzie Lee Jones, 1962.

Box 20, Folder 14

Biographies--R. O'Hara Lanier (deceased), 1952-1955.

Box 20, Folder 15

Biographies--Charles Matthews.

Box 20, Folder 16

Biographical information--William E. Pajaud.

Box 20, Folder 17

Biographies--Mercer Z. Ray, 1944-1955.

Box 20, Folder 18

Towles, Dr. Henry Howard, 1963-1966.

Box 20, Folder 19

Biographies--Henry H. Towles, 1955.

Box 20, Folder 20

Biographies--Robert W. Smith, 1940-1959.

Box 20, Folder 21

Biographies--Arthur J. Williams (deceased), 1945-1966.

Box 21, Folder 1

Biographical sketches--George A. Beaver Jr, 1930-1964.

Box 21, Folder 2

George A. Beavers, 1936-1960.

Box 21, Folder 3

National Insurance Association (NIA) 11th annual session, 1931.

Box 21, Folder 4

Williams, A.J., 1966.

Box 21, Folder 5

Biographies--field representatives, 1942-1956.

Box 21, Folder 6

Speeches, 1966.

Box 21, Folder 7

Report of the Governmental Affairs Committee 17th District American Legion Department of California, 1934-1935.

Box 21, Folder 8

Houston, Norman O. Morningside Hospital plaque, Pepperdine. Dr. of Laws, Podium Guest: Nolan Payton Clu, magazine clippings, 1954-1975.

Box 21, Folder 9

Newspaper clippings--Norman O. Houston, 1944-1951.

Box 21, Folder 10

What Shall Man Live By? posters (2).

Box 21, Folder 11

Norman O. Houston's notebook of quotes and sayings.

Box 22, Folder 1

Jefferson High School yearbook--Los Angeles, California, 1923.

Box 22, Folder 2

Norman O. Houston's diary, 1955.

Box 22, Folder 3

Golden State Mutual journals and brochures, 1960-1972.

Box 22, Folder 4

Agency club--collective agreement, 1948.

Box 22, Folder 5

Discontinued policies, 1925-1961.

Box 22, Folder 6

Discontinued policies, 1943-1969.

Box 22, Folder 7

Discontinued policies, 1931-1948.

Box 23, Folder 1

Quarterly reports, 1934-1950.

Box 23, Folder 2

Annual statements, first reports to insurance Department, 1925-1930.

Box 23, Folder 3

Annual statement for December 31, 1949, (1950).

Box 23, Folder 4

Annual statement of Golden State Mutual, 1953-1955.

Box 23, Folder 5

Annual statement of Golden State Mutual, 1956,1957,1959.

Box 23, Folder 6

Annual statement of Golden State Mutual, 1961-1963.

Box 23, Folder 7

Annual statement of Golden State Mutual, 1964-1966.

Box 23, Folder 8

Annual statement of Golden State Mutual, 1967-1969.

Box 23, Folder 9

Annual statement of Golden State Mutual, 1969,1970,1972.

Box 24, Folder 1

The Secretary's Who's Who--Underwood Corporation booklets (3 copies).

Box 24, Folder 2

A Star in the West: the Occidental Story. Occidental Life Insurance Company booklet, 1970.

Box 24, Folder 3

Recording of Radio WMAQ's Jack Eigne's Chez Show by Norman D. Houston on phonograph record, September 21, 1956.

Box 24, Folder 4

You and Golden State Mutual--Golden State Mutual booklet (3 copies), 1969.

Box 24, Folder 5

Reel tape--mural unveiling, August 19, 1949.

Box 24, Folder 6

Reel tape--annual meeting broadcast, March 6, 1961.

Box 24, Folder 7

Reel tape. May 16, 1971.

Box 24, Folder 8

Reel tape--Golden State Mutual meeting Bayside room, Wednesday May 19, 1971, 10-11:30 a.m.

Box 25, Folder 1

Reel tape--meeting Bayside room. 10-11:45 a.m., May 17, 1971 meeting Bayside room. 10-11:45 a.m., May 18, 1971, May 17-18, 1971.

Box 25, Folder 2

Reel tape--dedication of building (reel 1), August 23, 1949.

Box 25, Folder 3

Reel tape--dedication of building (reel 2), August 23, 1949.

Box 25, Folder 4

Reel tape--new home office ground breaking tape recordings.

Box 25, Folder 5

Reel tape-- Destination Freedom, Chicago WMAQ (radio station), July 9, 1950.

Box 25, Folder 6

Reel tape--Arthur J. Williams, February 16, 1966.

Box 26, Folder 1

Reel tape--mural unveiling, Joe Adams Show, August 19, 1949, August 22, 1949.

Box 26, Folder 2

Reel tape--radio, 1968-1969.

Box 26, Folder 3

Reel tape--unlabeled.

Box 26, Folder 4

Reel tape--25th Anniversary, presentation of Chamber of Commerce plaque, July 13, 1950.

Box 26, Folder 5

Shaw, George Bernard Socialism for Millionaires, New York: Little Leather Library Corporation (n.d.).

Box 27, Folder 1

Filmstrip--No Cornerstone documents.

Box 27, Folder 2

Scissors used in ribbon cutting ceremonies, August 23, 1949.

Box 27, Folder 3

Reel tape--mural unveiling, August 19, 1949.

Box 27, Folder 4

Reel tape--Norman O. Houston birthday program, October 12, 1953.

Box 27, Folder 5

Reel tapes (2)--bust dedication, August 21, ??.

Box 27, Folder 6

Sales promotion--Golden State Guarantee Fund Insurance Company, 1925- .

Box 27, Folder 7

History--clippings, list of charter members, etc., 1925-1945.

Box 28, Folder 1

History, 1949.

Box 28, Folder 2

5th lithographic awards competition catalog, 1955.

Box 28, Folder 3

Golden State Mutual history--promotional material, Norman O. Houston biography material, etc., 1950-1954.

Box 28, Folder 4

Company history, 1955-1956.

Box 28, Folder 5

Newspaper clippings re: Golden State Mutual, 1934-1939.

Box 29, Folder 1

Golden State Mutual newspapers, 1938-1940.

Box 29, Folder 2

Historical data, news releases, 1949-1962.

Box 29, Folder 3

Newspaper clippings, 1940-1941.

Box 29, Folder 4

Publicity (clippings), Western Advertising (magazine), 1942-1946, 1949.

Box 29, Folder 5

Publicity, January-June 1949.

Box 29, Folder 6

Historical material, 1964, 1970.

Box 29, Folder 7

Publicity, July-December 1950.

Box 29, Folder 8

Publicity, January-June 1951.

Box 29, Folder 9

Publicity, July-December 1951.

Box 29, Folder 10

Publicity, 1952.

Box 30, Folder 1

Publicity--newspaper clippings, January-June 1953.

Box 30, Folder 2

Publicity--newspaper clippings, July-December 1953.

Box 30, Folder 3

Newspaper clippings, 1950-1953.

Box 30, Folder 4

Publicity--newspaper clippings, January-December 1954.

Box 30, Folder 5

Newspaper clippings, 1955.

Box 31, Folder 1

Newspaper clippings, 1949-1955.

Box 31, Folder 2

Open house, August 19-28, 1949. Letters of appreciation, August 25-September 20, 1949.

Box 31, Folder 3

Duplicate clippings, 1949-1955.

Box 31, Folder 4

Press clippings--25th anniversary of Golden State Mutual, July 1950.

Box 31, Folder 5

National Negro Insurance Association conventions, 1939,1950.

Box 31, Folder 6

Miscellaneous clippings, 1948-1967.

Box 31, Folder 7

Membership certificates, awards, 1946-1955.

Box 32, Folder 1

Miscellaneous film: taken for House Organ Publications (past LRT's, etc.), district offices, awards

Box 32, Folder 2

Miscellaneous film positives, negatives.

Box 32, Folder 3

Miscellaneous photographs, positives, negatives.

Box 32, Folder 4

Banquet, annual directors and officers, 1962.

Box 32, Folder 5

Calendar--photographs, 1968.

Box 32, Folder 6

Negro art collection--photographs, 1965.

Box 32, Folder 7

Murals--photographs.

Box 32, Folder 8

Hughes, Langston. 1 photograph, October 1962.

Box 32, Folder 9

Mills, P'lla--photographs.

Box 32, Folder 10

John Biggers reception--photographs, 1972.

Box 32, Folder 11

Miscellaneous biographies.

Box 32, Folder 12

Special events--photographs.

Box 33, Folder 1

Gafford, Alice. 1 photograph.

Box 33, Folder 2

Wolford collection--photographs.

Box 33, Folder 3

All Year Awards Breakfast trophies.

Box 33, Folder 4

Employees Activities Club--photographs.

Box 33, Folder 5

Life Insurance Advertiser's Association (LAA) Awards of Excellence. 1 photograph, 1967.

Box 33, Folder 6

LAA Awards of Excellence--photographs, 1968.

Box 33, Folder 7

Banquet, annual directors and officers--photographs, 1970.

Box 33, Folder 8

Banquet, annual directors and officers--photographs, 1971.

Box 33, Folder 9

Banquet, annual directors and officers--photographs, 1972.

Box 33, Folder 10

Banquet, annual directors and officers--photographs, 1973.

Box 33, Folder 11

Carroll, Roscoe C.--photographs and biography.

Box 33, Folder 12

Cochran, Johnnie L., Sr.--photographs and biography.

Box 33, Folder 13

Mays, Dr. Benjamin E.--Golden State Mutual Golden Pen Award, March 1975.

Box 33, Folder 14

Picnic. 1 photograph, 1971.

Box 33, Folder 15

Golden State Mutual contributions/donations--photographs

Box 33, Folder 16

Policy index moving--photographs, 1970.

Box 33, Folder 17

Newspaper stand at Western and Adams--photographs, 1970.

Box 33, Folder 18

Venbro Medical Center--photographs, 1967.

Box 33, Folder 19

Ward, James: Man of the Year--photographs.

Box 33, Folder 20

Training sessions--photographs, 1971.

Box 33, Folder 21

Union Contract signing--photographs, 1969.

Box 33, Folder 22

Soul City--photographs, 1968.

Box 33, Folder 23

40th Anniversary--color photographs, 1965.

Box 33, Folder 24

Freedom Rally--photographs (including two shots 1963 of Martin Luther King, Jr.).

Box 33, Folder 25

Gibson, Althea--photographs, 1957.

Box 33, Folder 26

Miscellaneous, 1961-1962.

Box 33, Folder 27

Menlo Avenue Elementary School--photographs, 1962.

Box 34, Folder 1

Black insurance companies--photographs.

Box 34, Folder 2

Unlabeled photographs.

Box 34, Folder 3

A Great Day in December--newly-elect mayor Tom Bradley's inaugural program (booklet), 1974.

Box 34, Folder 4

Unlabeled.

Box 34, Folder 5

The SCLC story in words and pictures: Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Atlanta, Georgia 1964.

Box 34, Folder 6

Nickerson, William Jr.--historical photographs and negatives.

Box 34, Folder 7

Golden State Mutual leaders--photographs and negatives, 1928-1953.

Box 34, Folder 8

Home office employees/activities--photographs, 1932-1950.

Box 34, Folder 9

Retirements--photographs, 1971.

Box 34, Folder 10

Mural research--photographs, 1948.

Box 34, Folder 11

Miscellaneous historical, 1934,1945.

Box 34, Folder 12

The official California negro directory, 1943.

Box 34, Folder 13

Unlabeled photographs, 1948.

Box 34, Folder 14

Century City--photographs, biographical data for Jacqueline Naipo, Rory Wayne Wright, Samuel J. Penn, 1973-1974.

Box 34, Folder 15

Chicago District Office historical photographs, 1972-1982.

Box 34, Folder 16

Detroit District Office historical, 1973-1981.

Box 35, Folder 1

New slides of historical murals taken by Armando Solis, January 1979.

Box 35, Folder 2

Photo album showing pictures of employees at work.

Box 35, Folder 3

Slides (6 boxes)--home office employees at work (2 boxes), district employees, home office personnel, 30-60, 79-90.

Box 35, Folder 4

Slides (6 boxes)--Art collection slides, miscellaneous historical, installation of 1401 at Golden State Mutual. 1964 , G.A. Beavers film slides, unlabeled.

Box 35, Folder 5

Western Advertising, vol.64 no.2, August 1964.

Box 35, Folder 6

Miscellaneous photographs.

Box 36, Folder 1

Slides--Brookside Park Company picnic, 1954.

Box 36, Folder 2

Mortgage property, Golden State Mutual--photographs.

Box 36, Folder 3

Abernathy, Reverend and Mrs.--1 photograph, 1964.

Box 36, Folder 4

African Methodist Episcopal (Church) convention--photographs, 1960.

Box 36, Folder 5

Assistant Secretary of Defense of Liberia--photographs, 1960.

Box 36, Folder 6

Oakland groundbreaking--photographs, 1969.

Box 36, Folder 7

Oakland Paint-In--photographs, 1969.

Box 36, Folder 8

Watts Summer Festival--photographs, 1969.

Box 36, Folder 9

24th Street School murals--photographs, 1972-1974.

Box 36, Folder 10

60th Street Improvement Club Paint-In--photographs, 1970.

Box 36, Folder 11

NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Norman O. Houston--photographs, 1973.

Box 36, Folder 12

Jackson, Earl. 1 photograph.

Box 36, Folder 13

Ramac computer installation ceremony, 1959.

Box 36, Folder 14

Slides showing employees at work.

Box 36, Folder 15

Research grant to Sickle Cell--photographs, 1961.

Box 36, Folder 16

Installation of IBM 360 computer--photographs, 1969.

Box 36, Folder 17

3600 Xerox machine--photographs, 1969.

Box 36, Folder 18

Christmas presentation to N.O. Houston by 1970 Golden State Mutual employees--photographs.

Box 36, Folder 19

Golden State Mutual brochures--Comparative report, Inside Golden State Mutual, Annual report, Historical murals, Ranking of 718 life companies, 1956-1967.

Box 36, Folder 20

Miscellaneous photographs, 1940-1950.

Box 36, Folder 21

Principles and Objectives--Golden State Mutual booklet, 1962.

Box 36, Folder 22

20th Anniversary Texas State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (N.A.A.C.P.), June 1956.

Box 37, Folder 1

Golden State Mutual information kits, 1973, 1974.

Physical Description: (4 folders)
Box 37, Folder 2

Black happenings in Los Angeles--posters, reprint articles (booklets), 1954, 1969.

Box 37, Folder 3

Public relations-- Premium Practice: the magazine of incentive merchandising (4 copies), May 1957.

Box 37, Folder 4

Potpourri--Souvenir programme for the 20th anniversary celebration of the People's Independent Church of Christ, Life article, October 1935, March 24, 1972.

Box 37, Folder 5

Sales promotion items, song books, cook books, etc., 1937-1952.

Box 37, Folder 6

Golden State Mutual agency department--anniversary campaigns, 1950-1955.

Box 37, Folder 7

Source files--Golden rule, trademark, 1953-1959.

Box 38, Folder 1

Newspaper clippings on Golden State Mutual--public relations, advertising, 1967.

Box 38, Folder 2

New jokes and humorous talks, ca. 1947.

Box 38, Folder 3

Agency campaign--Founder's Day, 1970.

Box 38, Folder 4

Golden State Mutual advertising material, 1954-1955.

Box 38, Folder 5

Golden State Mutual yearly activities, Local angles 1971Vancouver conference, Black Vignettes, etc., 1953-1971.

Box 38, Folder 6

Brochures--Inside Golden State Mutual, Destination: Tomorrow, mid-1960s.

Box 38, Folder 7

Slides--home office personnel.

Box 39, Folder 1

Operations committee formation. 1 photograph, 1970.

Box 39, Folder 2

Manager/cashier conference--photographs, negatives, January 1972.

Box 39, Folder 3

Certificates of contributions--photographs, 1971.

Box 39, Folder 4

Group insurance--photographs, negatives, July 29, 1971.

Box 39, Folder 5

Los Angeles East groundbreaking--photographs, June 16, 1974.

Box 39, Folder 6

1974 special events--photographs, 1974.

Box 39, Folder 7

1975 special events--photographs, 1975.

Box 39, Folder 8

Proofs--photographs, negatives.

Box 39, Folder 9

Unlabeled--photographs.

Box 39, Folder 10

Smith, William and Ross, Harrison--photographs.

Box 39, Folder 11

Unlabeled--photographs, proofs.

Box 39, Folder 12

Golden State Mutual leadership, awards--photographs, negatives, 1967-1970.

Box 39, Folder 13

Unlabeled--photographs, negatives, 1977.

Box 39, Folder 14

Unlabeled--photographs, negatives.

Box 39, Folder 15

Mid-City Awards program, 1975-1976.

Box 39, Folder 16

Unlabeled--photographs, negatives, 1945-1970s.

Box 39, Folder 17

Owens, Lionel. 1 photograph.

Box 40, Folder 1

Murals--source file, 1948-1970.

Box 40, Folder 2

Golden State Mutual--murals, correspondence, source files, etc., 1948-1950.

Box 40, Folder 3

Murals--Golden State Mutual history pictures, Ebony, 1949-1958.

Box 41, Folders 1-2

Mason, Biddy, 1956-1971.

Box 41, Folder 3

Biddy Mason material--Federation of Black History and Arts Incorporated, 1970s.

Box 41, Folder 4

2 books. Book of Common Prayer, The Hymnal. New York: James Pott and Company, 1889. ca. 1890.

Box 42, Folder 1

Historical documents--Toscani Baton, permanent file, 1950-1961.

Box 42, Folder 2

California history--miscellaneous articles, 1947-1955.

Box 42, Folder 3

Golden State Mutual: The founding, its history in Northern California.

Box 42, Folder 4

California history mural newsclippings, March 23, 1970.

Box 42, Folder 5

The Hand with the Golden Pen, speech by J.L. Patton.

Box 42, Folder 6

News releases--employees, 1956.

Box 42, Folder 7

Golden State Mutual employees--personalities of the week, 1942-1954.

Box 42, Folder 8

News memorandum and notes for the Messenger, 1949-1953.

Box 42, Folder 9

Management news, 1954-1955.

Box 43, Folder 1

Golden State Mutual calendars, 1948-1956.

Box 43, Folder 2

2 newspaper articles, ca. 1950s.

Box 43, Folder 3

Cal enders, 1938-1947.

Box 43, Folder 4

Agency management training institute, June 18-22, 1951.

Box 43, Folder 5

Golden State Mutual outstanding leaders--news clippings, 1956-1957.

Box 43, Folder 6

Discontinued policies, 1927-1951.

Box 43, Folder 7

Sepia, Our World, 1952-1969.

Box 44, Folder 1

The Messenger, 1928-1969.

Box 44, Folder 2

National Negro Insurance Association publicity, 1950.

Box 44, Folder 3

Fem, March 1955.

Box 44, Folder 4

Golden State Mutual archives, 1951-1971.

Box 45, Folder 1

Martin Luther King, Jr. materials--photographs, magazine articles, 1963-1971.

Box 45, Folder 2

Photographs, 1920s-1971.

Box 45, Folder 3

Article from The Courier--Pictorial highlights of events during the Year 1950.

Box 45, Folder 4

Photo of relief baskets, December 1950.

Box 45, Folder 5

Statistical tables for year ending December 31, 1933, (March 28, 1934).

Box 45, Folder 6

Foreign Affairs: An American Quarterly Review, October 1948.

Box 45, Folder 7

Slides and photographs.

Box 45, Folder 8

Slides--company history.

Box 46, Folder 1

The Sentinel. Special edition, April 14, 1983.

Box 46, Folder 2

Houston, Norman--recreation and parks award, 1968.

Box 46, Folder 3

Photo--National Insurance Association 38th annual session, August 4-8, 1958.

Box 46, Folder 4

Cal enders for 1971, 1971.

Box 46, Folder 5

Urban neighborhood study, 1969.

Box 47, Folder 1

Slideshow-- White on Black Art, produced by Golden State Mutual.

Box 47, Folder 2

Slides, 1983.

Box 47, Folder 3

Cassette tape--Rabesar salute.

Box 47, Folder 4

KLAC (radio station). Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Friendship rally booklet, A Time to Act1968.

Box 47, Folder 5

Clippings-- Pittsburgh Courier, 1950-1955.

Box 48, Folder 1

Tour material, 1948.

Box 48, Folder 2

Detroit open house, 1960.

Box 48, Folder 3

Open house, 1959.

Box 48, Folder 4

Golden State Mutual brochures for the Budgeterm insurance plan, 1955.

Box 48, Folder 5

Golden State Mutual brochures--annual reports, calendars, song book, 1958.

Box 48, Folder 6

The Pilot, 1960-1964.

Box 48, Folder 7

Unlabeled, 1946-1957.

Box 48, Folder 8

Advertising--legal aspects.

Box 49, Folder 1

Open house, 1959.

Box 49, Folder 2

Negro history, 1959-1962.

Box 49, Folder 3

Golden State Mutual open house souvenirs--matchbooks, needles, hand lotion pillows, 1967.

Box 49, Folder 4

Anniversary plans--source file, July 30, 1955.

Box 49, Folder 5

Special ordinary (700-55) training kit, 1955.

Box 49, Folder 6

Black history--report.

Box 49, Folder 7

Mural research, 1949.

Box 49, Folder 8

Source file--permanent filing--honor pin samples (discontinued models).

Box 49, Folder 9

Home office opening, 1949.

Box 50, Folder 1

Detroit open house, 1960.

Box 50, Folder 2

NNIA--news releases (Golden State Mutual), service bulletin, 1954.

Box 50, Folder 3

Discontinued A and H policy contracts, 1930s.

Box 50, Folder 4

Copyright application: Golden State Mutual insurance success, etc., 1948.

Box 50, Folder 5

Congressional Record, January 21, 1974.

Box 51, Folder 1

7 photographs of Norman O. Houston, including one with Lena Horne.

Box 51, Folder 2

Photo album showing company employees--special assembly for Norman O. Houston, November 12, 1970.