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Series 1: Non-White Minorities in California & the United States
Series 2: Methodist Church History
Series 3: Pearl Shaffer Sweet's Personal Papers
SERIES 1: CLIPPINGS & PRINTED MATERIALS ON NON-WHITE MINORITIES
BOX 1: CHINESE AMERICANS IN STOCKTON (CALIF.) [most of this material relates to activities of the Chinese Christian community, incl. the establishment of the Chinese Christian Center]
1.1.1: Clippings, 1938 [3 items; incl. party honoring heroine of Battle of Shanghai]
1.1.2: Clippings, 1940 [3 items; Dr. Dora Ames Lee, local physician & Skipper Yee, COP student, eventual head of sports at Chinese Christian Center mentioned]
1.1.3: Clippings, 1941 [8 items; Lee, Yee and Dr. Wilbur Choy, eventual Bishop of Methodist Northern California-Nevada Conference mentioned; Chinese Christian Center lst mentioned]
1.1.4: Clippings, 1942 [3 items]
1.1.5: Clippings, 1943 [5 items; incl. Lee, Yee & Choy]
1.1.6: Clippings, 1944 [2 items]
1.1.7: Clippings, 1945 [2 items; Yee becomes head of YMCA activities at Chinese Christian Center]
1.1.8: Clippings, 1946 [1 item; Choy]
1.1.9: Clippings, 1947 [6 items; Lee, Choy]
1.1.10: Clippings, 1949 [3 items; Skipper Yee marries a Japanese American]
1.1.11: Clippings, 1950 [1 item]
1.1.12: Clippings, 1951 [4 items; Yee, Choy, lst mention of Richard Yip, COP graduate and professional artist]
1.1.13: Clippings, 1953 [5 items; Lee & Yee]
1.1.14: Clippings, 1954 [9 items; Dr. Dora Ames Lee becomes Chmn. of local chapt. of Calif. Academy of General Practice]
1.1.15: Clippings, 1955 [14 items; incl. May Wong Quen, wife of owner of Lincoln Hotel, funeral]
1.1.16: Clippings, 1956 [1 items; incl. Dr. Edwin Ding of COP guides Taiwanese agricultural delegation to local farms]
1.1.17: Clippings, n.d. [6 items]
1.1.18: Chinese Christian Center: Corresp. re establishment, 1937-54
a-Geo. H. Colliver to Walter Torbett, 4-7-37 [2 l.]
b-Geo. H. Colliver to Sanford Sweet
c-1-1; 9-24; 11-3 1942
f-"Thank You Letter" to Donors, 11-20-51
g-Mrs. Sanford Sweet to Dr. Dora Ames Lee, 1-18-54
1.1.19-Concert Program for performance of Chinese Christian Center Choir, Central Methodist Church, n.d. [c1925]
1.1.20-Photograph of Chinese Christian Center Choir, n.d.
1.1.21-Fiat Lux [Chinese Christian Center newsletter], 1939-42; 1944; 1947; 1950; 1953
1.1.22-"Mystery Mothers," 1941 [history; typescript]
1.1.23-"Oriental Methodists in California," World Outlook (May 1951)
1.1.24-Informal newsletter, c1951 [3 pp. typescript]
1.1.25-Chinese Christian Center Consecration Service invitation, 1955 [incl. env.]
1.1.26-"Chinese Christian Youth Family Conference Reunion," 1983 [calendar of events]
1.1.27-"Proposed Chinese Christian Center & Chapel, Stockton California," n.d. [c1951] [2 copies]
1.1.28-"Space without walls: A picture story of the Chinese Christian Center, Stockton, California," n.d. [c1951]
BOX 2: JAPANESE AMERICANS
1.2.1: CLIPPINGS--GENERAL TOPICS, 1942-1957
a-"Churches lash at Calif. evacuation," n.p. (2-24-42). [Congregational Church protests]
b-"Army sets new alien areas," Stockton Record (3-3-42). [announcement of new restricted zones on coast & evacuation of Japanese Americans to inland locations]
c-"Hooray for DeWitt," Stockton Record (3-3-42). [lauds General's insistence that Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, and Wyoming must take Japanese evacuees despite protests from these state's governors]
d-"Mass exodus of Japs on," San Francisco News (3-23-42).
e-"All Japanese off state pay rolls," n.p. (4-3-42).
f-"Aliens will farm, make war goods," n.p. (4-3-42).
g-"School plan offered for young Japanese," n.p. (4-3-42). [education during internment]
h-Harry Ferguson. "Japanese life in Manzanar settles down to normal democratic modes," Stockton Record (5-2-42).
i-"85,000 Japanese under evacuation," n.p. (5-16-42).
j-As the Sun Sets by Irving Martin Jr., "Army Man Discusses Japanese Evacuation," Stockton Record (6-6-42). [Part of a speech by Col. Karl R. Bendetsen to San Francisco Commonwealth Club re Japanese relocation]
k-"Evacuation ends on schedule," n.p. (6-8-42).
l-"Former missionary discusses the Japs," Stockton Record (6-16-42). [characterizes behavior & psychology of Japanese nation]
m-"Bar citizenship to Japanese NDGW is told," n.p. (6-16-42).
n-"U.S. Japanese camps hoard food, claim," n.p. (6-17-42?)
o-"Japanese exodus study to open," Stockton Record (10-26-42). [U.C. Berkeley starts 3 year study of internment]
p-"Loyal Nisei to be given their chance," Stockton Record (1-29-43). [announces formation of Nisei Army units]
r-"Methodists Oppose Anti-Japanese Aims," n.p. (6-19-43). [Illinois Methodist Conference]
s-"Hawaii-born Japanese lauded for valor in Italian campaign," n.s. (10-2-43).
t-"Japanese ousting after war urged," Stockton Record (12-6-43). [LA Times poll shows most Californians want even Nisei deported]
u-"Myer favors U.S. Japanese return to coast when military approves," n.s. (5-25-44). [Dillon S. Myer, Dir. War Relocation Authority]
v-"Japanese-American soldiers in Italy fight well, prefer fresh food," n.s. (7-13-44).
w-"Japanese-American soldier ousted from barber shop," n.s. (11-16-44). [at Poston AZ; soldier was Raymond Matsuda; incl. photo]
x-"Nisei soldiers praised by officer who knew them," n.s. (?- 1944).
y-Earl Edmiston. "Japanese must be readmitted to schools, say educators," Stockton Record (1-5-45).
z-"19 Japanese Given Medals for Heroism," n.s. (1-3-46). [100th Infantry Battalion - Bronze Star: PFC George Akiyama, Sgt. George Sukiyama, Sgt, Harry Kamaikawa, Pvt. William Yamaka, Sgt. Tokio Miyahara, PFC Masaru Ave, Pvt. Ul Yokomi, Cpl. Shiro Yamaguchi, Cpl. Shuji Akiyama, PFC Kiuoshi Kami, PFC Henry Nakasone, PFC Walter Matsumoto, PFC Mitsuo Furomoto]
aa-"Sons Died Fighting For U.S." Stockton Record (9-4-48). [photo of Japanese American women and children crying as they receive soldiers' bodies at U.S. Army Transport Dalton Victory dock at Honolulu]
bb-"Japanese, UC Man Win Prizes," n.s. (11-3-49). [Nobel Prizes to U.C. prof. (Dr. William Francis) and to Japanese scientist (Dr. Hideki Yukawa)]
cc-"Japanese, uprooted & moved during war, win acceptance, success on west coast," Stockton Record (6-26-57).
dd-"His pinwheel turns up funds for symphony ball," SF Chronicle (3-26-61). [Tom Kamifuji, SF designer]
ee-"Melting pot concept hit by minister," LA Times (12-1-68). [Rev. Roy I. Sano, Centenary Church, LA]
1.2.2: STOCKTON & S.J. COUNTY JAPANESE--CLIPPINGS, ETC., 1940-1961
a-"Japanese Methodist," n.p. (8-10-40). [sermon topics, Rev. Y. Oyama, Japanese Free Methodist Church, 1239 S. Monroe, Stockton]
b-"Japanese to hear college students," Stockton Record (11-1-41). [Dr. S.K. Hata, Japanese Presbyterian Church, 111 W. Lafayette, Stkn.]
c-"Campus Japanese Call Meeting: Duty to America Is Discussion Theme," n.s. (12-13-41). [COP Japanese Student Club call all Japanese-Americans to a meeting at the Student Christian Assn. Building to discuss loyalty to America; Stewart Nakano of Stockton American Loyalty League as speaker]
d-"Ass'n may handle Jap interests," n.s. (4-3-42). [attempts to form organization to handle all local Japanese American financial interests]
e-"362 Japanese are registered by noon," Stockton Record (5-8-42).
f-"As the Japanese depart," Stockton Record (5-8-42).
g-"1500 Japanese Expected to be Signed Here by Tonight," Stockton Record (5-9-42). [Registration of local Japanese at National Guard Armory for concentration at the Stockton Assembly Center at the Fair Grounds; Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Calaveras Counties register at Modesto Winter Garden]
h-"Women's Corps Helps in Evacuation Job," Stockton Record (5-9-42). [Women's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, Stockton Unit, Capt. Ruth Hurst]
i-"200 Japanese here go to Center," Stockton Record (5-11-42). [lst group; local Japanese American physicians named]
j-"950 Japanese in move order," n.p. (5-14-42). [Beginning of evacuation of Japanese Americans from Delta and northern SJ Co.to Stkn Assembly Center]
k-"Board weighs plan to use Japanese labor," Stockton Record (6-16-42). [SJ Co. Bd. of Supervisors plans to use Japanese evacuee labor to harvest local crops if possible]
l-"El Joaquin--Final Edition" (9-28-42) [Stkn. Assembly Center newspaper]
m-"To the rescue of Camp Stockton," Stockton Record (12-3-42). [describes conditions at former Stkn Assembly Center while it was subsequently occupied by US Army]
n-"Jap aid unit fails to form," Stockton Record (5-21-43). [Tully Knoles, Irving Martin Jr., B.C. Wallace, and others seek to form a committee to get the Japanese Americans out of internment camps]
o-"California has Pacific problems," Stockton Record (11-10-44). [Annie Clo Watson addresses SJ Co. branch of AAUW on future of Asian minority population after War]
p-"Facts about Japanese-Americans," Stockton Record (6-7-45). [letter to Record from Geo. H. Colliver]
q-"College Veteran Group Praised for Restoring Japanese Cemetery," Stockton Record (9-8-45). [COP veterans group and 442nd Combat Team made entirely of Nisei volunteers, praised in letter campaign for restoring desecrated Japanese-American cemetery]
r-"Trueblood Takes Florida Post," Stockton Record (6-8-46) [Prof. Paul G. Trueblood, prof. at Stockton Junior College and first chairman of the local Japanese-American resettlement committee, takes post at Rollins College in Florida]
s-Elizabeth Chapman, "55 Aged Japanese in County Camp," Stockton Record (8-14-46). [Elderly Japanese men cared for at former internment camp in Manteca by Yoshimatsu Teraoka and Charles Stewart]
t-"Nisei Predominate in Co. Draftees: 44% Inductees Japanese-Americans," Stockton Record (12-20-48).
u-"Stockton Council to Invite Japanese," Stockton Record (1-31-50). [Japanese Diet delegation to visit Stockton City Council]
v-"Japanese victims of war honored," Stockton Record (6-22-51). [JACL dedicates plaque at Buddhist Church; honorees incl. Tatsumi Furukawa, Robert Ossubo, Stanley Ichiki, Shizuo Motoyama]
w-"Japanese residents plan reception for buddhist abbot on week-end," Stockton Record (1-1-52). [Kosho Otani visits Stkn. Buddhist Church, 148 W. Washington, Rev. Ejitsu Hojo, Pastor]
x-"Buddist's Chief Abbot, Leader of 7,000,000 Japanese, Visits Stockton," Stockton Record (2-4-52). [Kosho Otani visits Stkn. Buddist Church, 148 W. Washington, Rev. Ejitsu Hojo, Pastor]
y-"With the armed forces," Stockton Record (8-23-52). [Cpl. Henry L. Redmon returns with new wife, Shizue, from Japan]
z-"County aids 40 aged Japanese repatriates," Stockton Record (11-5-52). [40 men too old to work cared for at camp beside Hwy. 20 nr. Franzia Winery]
aa-"William Talley discusses UN's part in working for world-wide peace," Stockton Record (12-9-52). [Stkn. Business & Prof. Women's Club entertained by Setsuka Sugahari, pno.; Joan Hisaka, dancer, both of COP]
bb-"McCarran Bill enables Stockton man to rejoin his family here," Stockton Record (?-1953). [George Nagata Sr.]
cc-"Nisei bible class to present movie," Stockton Record (1-31-53). [Bethel Baptist Church, 2062 S. Sutter, Stkn.]
dd-"Citizenship Class Graduation Set," n.p. (3-11-53). [first group of 100 Japanese to complete citizenship course locally since the McCarran Act; at Edison H.S.; Bill L. Dozier, Harou Ishimaru, and Dr. David Greene speaking]
ee-"Japanese Pioneer Rites Set Tuesday," n.p. (3-12-53). [funeral services for Tokutaro Matsumoto of 36 W. Washington, one of first Japanese to settle in Stockton, at Stockton Buddist Church]
ff-"Local Artists to Entertain Musical Club," n.p. (3-14-53). [Meeting of the Stockton Music Club in the Philomathean Clubhouse, where Joyce Milne and Satsuko Sugihara (both COP Conservatory students) performed]
gg-"McCarran Act is praised, scored," Stockton Record (11-9-53). [at JACL Convention, Stkn.]
hh-"Ueda family, U.S. residents since 1905, achieves citizenship goal," Stockton Record (9-22-54).
ii-"Lodi pastor named conference delegate," Stockton Record (1-14-56). [Rev. Taro Goto, Lodi to Minneapolis General Conference]
jj-"Young farmers from Japan here as work guests," Stockton Record (7-28-56). [Sho Ishimaru, Bacon Is.; George Uyeda, Linden; Clayton Beckman, Lodi; Robert Barton, Escalon are hosts; Watanabe Bros. Ranch, Linden visited]
kk-"Pastors to attend Methodist parley," n.p. (2-9-57). [Rev. Taro Goto of Lodi to Chicago Conference]
ll-"Author to address Nippon-Americans," Stockton Record (4-7-55). [James Edmiston, author of Home Again, a book dealing w/ wartime relocation speaks to Stkn JACL]
mm-"Lodi greets mayor, schools supt. from sister city, Kofu," Stockton Record (5-30-61).
BOX 3: FILIPINO & MEXICAN AMERICANS
1.3.1-FILIPINOS IN CALIFORNIA & U.S.---CLIPPINGS, 1929-1954
a-"Special rally & evangelical service for Filipinos in Sacramento" California Christian Advocate 78:8 (2-21-29).
b-"QUIRINO advocates far-eastern pact" (9-22-51). [ELPIDIO QUIRINO, Pres. of Philippines]
c-"US envoy mum in Filipino row" (3-30-53).
d-"ROMULO defeated, plans 3rd party," (5-25-53). [CARLOS ROMULO]
e-"General MONCADO is ordered to leave U.S." (11-13-54). [incl. photo]
f-"Moncado's claim to general's stars branded crazy stuff by P.I. consul" (11-15-54).
1.3.2-FILIPINOS IN STOCKTON & SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY, 1926-1953
a-"Mexican & Filipino students in recital" (10-9-26).
b-"On anniversary" (10-20-26).
c-"Community Center reading room is dedicated" (10-26-26).
d-"Reading room of Filipinos is dedicated" (10-27-26).
e-"MONCADO will speak here" (7-10-37).
f-"Mrs. Lacy & the Filipino Club" (5-30-42).
g-"Cockfight nets 170 filipinos" (5-10-43).
h-"230 filipinos open convention" (7-1-43). [E.C. PECSON; FFA Convention in Stockton]
i-"Filipino army chief honored" (11-22-43). [BASILIO VALDEZ in Stockton; incl. photo]
j-"Philomatheans primed for Near East eventualities" (1-15-44). [MRS. VICENTE LIM]
k-"Philippine independence is example for post war world" (1-22-44). [MRS. VICENTE LIM]
l-"Tribute to Dr. Jose Rizal" n.d. (1945?) [Rev. GEORGE A. GARCIA, Filipino Presbyterian Church]
m-"E.C. PECSON gets national award" (12-6-46).
n-"Asparagus picture" (2-22-4?). [REV. D.F. GONZALO letter to ed.]
o-"Filipino church continues drive" (1-4-47) [GONZALO]
p-"Luck letters" (2-4-49). [REV. D.F. GONZALO, Filipino Methodist Church; letter to ed.]
q-"Employment" (11-30-49) [GONZALO]
r-"For employment" (12-12-49) [GONZALO]
s-"Financial weather" (1-3-50) [GONZALO]
t-"Two dollars" (2-1-50). [GONZALO letter to ed.]
u-"Delta asparagus camps will be solicited for Red Cross by Filipinos" (3-13-50).
v-"Minister tackles problems of Filipino seasonal workers" (5-30-51). [incl. photo] [GONZALO]
w-"DALISAY ALDABA, Filipino soprano makes local debut Sunday" (9-26-51).
x-"Church support" (?-?-52) [GONZALO]
y-"Potato shortage" (5-20-52) [GONZALO]
z-"Tax free schools" (7-29-52) [GONZALO]
aa-"State Fair dancers" (9-5-52) [incl. photo of MRS. PRIMITIVO REYES]
bb-"Filipino Senator here tomorrow" (12-9-52) [CAMILO OSIAS]
cc-"Filipino solon vows friendship, says communism losing out in islands" (12-11-52). [CAMILO OSIAS]
dd-"Memory shines on" (12-13-52) [GONZALO]
ee-"3 Filipino agricultural experts now studying farm methods in Valley" (12-27-52).
ff-"Basis of taxation" (1-19-53). [GONZALO letter to ed.]
gg-"President's prayer" (1-31-53). [GONZALO letter to ed.]
hh-"Rosenberg case" (2-27-53). [GONZALO letter to ed.]
ii-"Cockfight cruelty" (5-1-53). [GONZALO letter to ed.]
jj-"Five months vacation in Philippines ends for active local club woman" (5-5-53).
kk-"Filipino pastor now listed in Who's Who" (5-9-53). [GONZALO]
ll-"Minister urges cockfight ban" (5-12-53). [GONZALO]
mm-"Classifying citizens" (6-6-53) [GONZALO]
nn-"Farewell to Stockton" (6-18-53) [GONZALO]
oo-"Ex-missionary new pastor of filipino church here," (7-18-53). [ERMIE C. OBIEN; incl. photo]
pp-"Ministers to attend Oakland convocation," n.d. [OBIEN]
qq-"Missionary talk," n.d. [OBIEN]
rr-"Court grants U.S. citizenship to 53 in naturalization proceedings" (11-15-53).
1.3.3: FILIPINOS--CORRESPONDENCE with MRS. SWEET, 1949-1958
a-Rev. Pio Julian Daba to Mrs. Sanford Sweet, 5-24-49.
c-Do., Christmas note, 12-53.
d-Do. Christmas card, 12-53.
f-D.F. Gonzalo to Donors to SHOPSMITH Program, 12-7-51.
g-Fund-raising letter, 5-12-57 [signed: APOLINAR SANGALANG, F.M. ESTEBAN, PEDRO ADLAO, ELIZABETH L. NAVARRO]
h-Christmas letter from pastor, Joseph W. Moore, 1957
i-Wedding invitation from ERNIE C. OBIEN for dau. MANUELA OBIEN RONDUEN to PEDRO FERNIN BADE, 1-4-58
a-"Their flag ?..." [pencil on scrap; notes about PECSON]; "Filipino exhibit material in lower drawer of metal file case III ..."; "Calif. Methodist Conf. Minutes p. 489 Filipino Stkn. appt., 1931-37..."
b-St. Peter's MYF planning
1.3.5: FILIPINOS--PRINTED MATERIALS
a-Primo E. Quevedo. Read the truth about Hilario C. Moncado, n.d.
b-St. Peter's Paraclete [Stockton Filipino church newsletter] (1955-58)
c-St. Peter's Filipino Methodist Church, Stockton--Sunday Service Programs (1955-1962); Descriptive brochure, n.d. [c1958];
d-MANUELA OBIEN RONDUEN wedding program [lst Christian Church]; Report of lst Quarterly Conference, 12-11-55 [F.M. ESTEBAN, GLORIA SANGALANG, J.C. ALBA, CANDICO OMPAD, A.N. SANGALANG, SOL SANGALANG, P.A. ADLAO, FLORENCE EROJO, C.C.CANDELARIO, LIBERTAD SANGALANG, P.G. PADAY, L.C. CARRIDO]
1.3.6-MEXICAN METHODISTS: CLIPPINGS--STOCKTON & SAN JOAQUIN CO., 1941-1976 [18 items; chiefly about Mexican Methodist Church affairs; prominent name is Rev. Juan C. Palacios]
1.3.7-History of Stockton Mexican Methodists
1.3.8-Materials pertaining to La Trinidad Methodist Church
a-Journal of Latin American Mission of ME Church; 8th Annual Meeting held in the Mexican Friendly Center,Stockton, Calif. (March 24-27, 1927
b-Partial report (1928)
e-Annual Report of the Annual Meeting & Fourth Quarterly Conference (3-28-57)
f-Church Directory (1957-58)
g-Sunday Service programs (9-22,10-13,27-57; 1-18, 3-11-59)
BOX 4: CAMBODIANS; KOREANS; NATIVE AMERICANS & VIETNAMESE IN THE WEST
1.4.1-CAMBODIANS IN CALIFORNIA---CLIPPINGS, 1988-1990
a-"Centering on Cambodians," Long Beach Press-Telegram (10-3-88).
b-"Elderly Filipinos get help," Long Beach Press-Telegram (10-3-88). [from Cambodians]
c-[Long Beach Cambodians dedicate new center] Long Beach Press-Telegram (12-14-88). [photos only]
d-"The sad songs of refugees," 12-30-88).
e-"Cambodian Odyssey: Return to the Killing Fields," Long Beach Press-Telegram [pts. 1-4 of 4] (4-30/5-3-89)
f-Susan Pack. "Chapter 1: The Journey Begins" (4-30) [9 pieces]
g-Susan Pack. "Chapter 2: Reunion at Last" (5-1) [3 pieces]
h-Susan Pack. "Chapter 3: The Faces of Death" (5-2) [2 pieces]
i-Susan Pack. "Chapter 4: The Agonizing Farewell" (5-3)
j-"Immigrants suffer three tragedies," Long Beach Press-Telegram (4-30-89).
k-"Tracing Cambodian refugees covers the world," Long Beach Press-Telegram (6-6-89).
l-"Cambodia peace talks hit snag: L.B. leader blames political posturing," Long Beach Press-Telegram (7-26-89).
m-"Cambodians in Long Beach: Ghosts of the Killing Fields," Long Beach Press-Telegram (7-30-89). [5 pieces]
n-"Thai native forms church for Laotians, Cambodians," Long Beach Press- Telegram (9-9-89).
o-"Cambodian refugee looking for family tree," Long Beach Press-Telegram (12-89).
p-"Cambodians in Long Beach: Beyond the Killing Fields," [pts. 1-6 of 6] Long Beach Press-Telegram (12-10/16-89)
q-Janet Wiscombe. "Carrying the burdens of loss and change, immigrants adapt" (12-10) [3 pieces; 7 pgs.]
r-Susan Pack. "Tenuous grip on American Dream" (12-11) [4 pieces; 6 pgs.]
s-Susan Pack. "Prejudice, fear greeted city's newest ethnic group," Long Beach Press-Telegram (12-12) [2 pgs.]
t-Dorothy Korber. "Many Cambodians break the bonds of poverty stereotypes to own their own home" (12-13) [2 pgs.]
u-Dorothy Korber. "An influx of Cambodian students staggers LBUSD" (12-14) [6 pieces; 10 pgs.]
v-Janet Wiscombe. "Leaving anguish behind, refugees look to the future" (12-15) [2 pieces; 4 pgs.]
w-"Grant will provide Cambodian pupils w/ the tools of their trade," Long Beach Press-Telegram (12-10-89).
x-"Royal recipes only recorded account of cuisine," Long Beach Press-Telegram (12-14-89).
y-De Tran. "Stockton memories linger: Year later, families of the hunted are still haunted," Long Beach Press-Telegram (1-17-90). [2 pieces]
z-"Cambodian cultural center is okd," Long Beach Press-Telegram (1-26-90).
aa-"L.B. slated to get bilingual 911 operators," Long Beach Press-Telegram (10-26-90).
bb-"Asians losing distrust: Substations help S.D. police," Long Beach Press-Telegram (11-10-90).
cc-"Cambodia leader has hope," Long Beach Press-Telegram (11-11-90).
dd-"Documentary depicts plight of refugees," Long Beach Press-Telegram (n.d.). [Situation Zero about life in Site 2 Thai refugee camp for Cambodians]
1.4.2: KOREANS IN CALIFORNIA---CLIPPINGS, 1978
a-"Koreans pursue the American Dream," Los Angeles Times (9-10-78). [4 pgs.]
1.4.3: NATIVE AMERICANS
a-The Christian Indian's Prayer. [Lord's Prayer in 35 languages]
b-Native American Charities [18 in 10 states]
c-Native Americans: clippings, 1953-1992 [34 items; incl. Modocs, Indians in Stockton (1968); archeologists in Calif. burial sites (1990-1992)]
1.4.4-SOUTHWEST--INFORMATIONAL BROCHURES & CLIPPINGS, 1969-1989 [5 items on Ariz. & N. Mex.]
1.4.5-National Museum of the American Indian [Washington DC]; Museum of the Cherokee Indian [NC];American Indian Resources Center Library [Huntington Park CA]
1.4.6: VIETNAMESE---CLIPPINGS, 1989-1990 [3 items on Long Beach]
BOX 5: AFRICAN AMERICAN MATERIALS
1.5.1-STOCKTON & SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY--CLIPPINGS, 1939-1974
a-"From Sacramento, Mrs. Fred Brooks...," SR (6-24-39) [Rev. D.D.MATTOCKS]
b-"Ebenezer AME Church," SR (4-25-40) [SILVER TONE QUARTET; NAOMI SIMS; MRS. ROSE M. LEE; Rev. M.L. HAWKINS]
c-"Ebenezer Church holds Vision Day," SR (12-7-40) [Rev. M.L. HAWKINS; COLORED ELKS of San Joaquin Lodge, IBPOEW]
d-Misc. Sunday Service announcements, SR (1941-53) [43; these mention only the minister by name]
e-"AME services to start at dawn," SR (4-12-41) [Rev. M.L. HAWKINS; MAE SEBREE; LOUISE HAWKINS]
f-"Union services for all negro churches," SR (4-26-41) [Rev. J.H. MOORE, Emmanuel Baptist; NEGRO MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE]
g-"Quarterly meet set in Ebenezer AME," SR (11-14-42)
h-"USO will entertain in Second Baptist," SR (1-16-43) [Rev. C.R.HOLMES, 2d Baptist; MRS. M. BERRY; MRS. M. STEWARD]
i-"Home with honors," SR (10-14-44) [HOWARD H. BOYDEN; GI home from South Pacific]
j-"Three Stockton soldiers...," SR (10-14-44) [WM. H. BOYDEN; GI home from South Pacific]
k-"Negro weekly paper to start here," SR (12-7-45) [ALBERT WHITE]
l-"Episcopal Bishop to address Methodists," SR (6-7-47) [Rev. HARRY W. WILLIAMS; LILLYAN ELEBECK]
m-"Stockton congregations prepare for traditional Easter church services," SR (4-5-47) [Rev. HARRY W. WILLIAMS, Ebenezer]
n-"Marian Anderson wins praise here," SR (2-25-49)] [contralto gives Stockton recital]
o-"Negro citizens form Council," SR (4-17-50) [Stockton Negro Citizens Co-ordinating Council;Rev. F.D. HAYNES]
p-"New pastor takes local AME pulpit," SR (8-25-51) [Rev. WILLARD LEAKE; Rev. F.D. HAYNES]
q-"St. Paul's AME Men's Day to draw visitors," SR (10-11-52) [Dr. WILLARD LEAKE; WEBSTER CHAPEL, CME; EMMANUEL BAPTIST; GREATER FAITH BAPTIST]
r-"CME Pastor takes courses at COP," SR (11-29-52) [Rev. SYLVESTER J. STRONG, St. Matthew's Church]
s-"Letters from the people," SR (12-9-52) [Rev. WILLARD LEAKE]
t-"Winning mothers," SR (5-16-53) [EDNA GAINES; EDNA HATTON]
u-"Christ for Area workers to meet," SR (10-23-53) [interracial envangelism]
v-"Ebenezer AME Youth Day program," SR (6-12-54) [HELEN AUSTIN; MARY MARTIN; CHARLES CRAIG; EVANGELINE KAYLOR; GLORIA BEARD; THEODORE CRAWFORD; CONSUELA CRAWFORD; CHARLOTTE BRADLEY; ESTHER WILLIAMS; Rev. E.P.WILLIAMS]
w-"Letters from the people," SR (n.d., c1954) [Rev. WILLARD LEAKE, Ebenezer AME]
x-"NAACP dinner set at Jewish Center," SR (4-23-55) [R.C. MANNING, Tracy; ESTHER WILLIAMS; JAMES DEAN; PEARL TERRY; LONNIE WILLIAMS; ALLIE BOYDEN]
y-"JOHN I. DOCKERY to be installed by NAACP unit," SR (1-26-56) [HELEN AUSTIN; CHARLES GUSS; ALLIE BOYDEN; TELMA BRIDGES; EARLYNE MILLER; J.C. WILLIAMS, Friendly Church of God; Rev. W.W. FASTTIME, Mt. Zion Baptist; WM. H. BOYDEN; Rev. E.P. WILLIAMS, Ebenezer AME; Dr. L.S. ODOM, Greater Faith Baptist; Rev. C.R. HOLMES, 2nd Baptist; Rev. SAM HAMILTON; Rev. J.S. SUTTON
z-"Funeral rites set for LEOLA M. YOUNG," SR (2-3-56) [MRS. E.M. TOWNSEND; EDITH THOMAS; Rev. EVERETT WILLIAMS
aa-"California AME Church Conference scheduled next week in Stockton," SR (8-10-57) [JOHN DOCKERY; CHARLES A. JAMES; REV. W.D. PETERSON]
bb-"WM. H. BOYDEN, 61-year resident, seeks council seat," SR (9-15-57) [retired PG & E employee runs for city council]
cc-"Honored by Church," SR (9-29-59) [Mrs. J.S. SUTTON, Mother of Year; ELLA MAE PHILLIPS, Daughter of Year, Ebenezer AME]
dd-"Two pastors to exchange pulpits Sunday," SR (1-25-64) [Rev. ROBERT PHILLIPS, Ebenezer AME]
ee-"Six-Day AME Conference opens here tomorrow," SR (8-17-70)
ff-"AME Conference dignitaries," SR (8-20-70) [Stockton hosts Conference; Rev. H. CALVIN MCMILLAN, Ebenezer AME]
gg-"Ebenezer AME marks anniversary," SR (5-74) ["FATHER" PETER GREEN; REV. MELVIN SHAKESPEARE]
1.5.2-EBENEZER AME CHURCH, STOCKTON--PROGRAMS, PHOTOS, NOTES, ETC.
a-Sunday Service Programs, 1-9-49; 4-30-61; 6-25-61
b-V. Covert Martin Photo [8 x 10 bw] of original building
c-Notes on Ebenezer by PSS, n.d. [typescript]
d-List of Ebenezer pastors & misc. notes from V. Covert Martin
e-Note on Boyden family by PSS [ink]
f-Note on Lillyan Elebeck, Director Choir, 1940s by PSS [pencil]
1.5.3-CALIFORNIA & THE WEST--CLIPPINGS, 1955-1992
a-"African Methodist Episcopal Family enjoys singing of hymns," San Bernardino Daily Sun (6-18-55)
b-"Caltech breaks 2 precedents in naming student president," [Joseph Rhodes] LA Times (2-17-67)
c-"Day of the drum fete lures 'em to Watts," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (10-1-90)
d-Dave Wielenga. "An on-going celebration of African-American history," [Calif. Afro-American Museum] Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (2-10-92) [2 items]
e-Janet Wiscombe. "Black women scholars to convene at CSULB," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (2-13-92)
f-"African-American History Month," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (2-15-92)
g-Ken Wibecan. "Architect for success," [Norma Sklarek] Methodist Missions (Apr/May 1992)
h-"African American scholars appointed to faculty," [Garth Baker-Fletcher; Karen Baker-Fletcher] Claremont School of Theology Alumni Review (Spr 1992)
1.5.4-AME CHURCH IN CALIF.--PROGRAMS, NOTES, ETC.
a-PSS Notes on Calif. "Colored Churches" c1865 [pencil on pink]
b-PSS Notes on Calif. "Colored Methodist" churches c1882 [pencil]
c-California Conference, AME Church. Proceedings of the eighty-first Annual Session, Berkeley, Aug. 22-26, 1945
d-Souvenir Program, California Conference, SF District, Fresno, June 17-19, 1947 [incl. write-up on Ebenezer]
1.5.5-INTEGRATION/SEGREGATION IN US--CLIPPINGS
a-"Southern college to admit first negro," SR (1951) [William & Mary]
b-"Five southern governors study segregation fight," SR (1-24-56)
c-"Archbishop is center of row on segregation," SR (1-25-56) [New Orleans]
d-"Fraternity sees victory in fight to pledge 2 negroes as members," SR (2-3-56) [Sigma Phi, Williams College]
e-Flyer for Daniel T. Grant's When the melon is ripe
f-PSS notes on creation of AME Church [four 3 x 5 cards]
1.5.6-AFRICAN AMERICANS (1960S-70S)--CLIPPINGS
a-"White congregation greets negro pastor," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (7-8-63) [WILBUR JOHNSON, Tucson AZ]
b-"Alabama graduates first negro," Long Beach Press Telegram (5-28-65) [VIVIAN J. MALONE]
c-Bruce Biossat. "Negro maps a better life for everyone," LA Times (9-29-66) [A. PHILIP RANDOLPH]
d-Laurence H. Burd. "First negro senators faced difficult test," LA Times (11-27-66) [HIRAM R. REVELS] [3 items]
e-David Lawrence. "Powell has put House on spot," LA Times (2-26-67) [ADAM CLAYTON POWELL]
f-Louis B. Fleming. "Bunche changes mind on quitting UN post," LA Times (3-1-67) [DR. RALPH BUNCHE]
g-"Powell faces rare censure vote today," LA Times (3-1-67) [ADAM CLAYTON POWELL]
h-Ernest Conine. "Stripping Powell of power may be a long-run mistake," LA Times (3-1-67) [ADAM CLAYTON POWELL]
I-"The US must avoid apartheid," LA Times (12-10-67)
j-"DR. KING and white men of good will," Christian Advocate (4-18-68)
k-Willmon L. White. "Tributes to a fallen soul brother," Christian Advocate (4-18-68)
l-L. Harold DeWolf. "A life entrusted to God," Together (Oct 1968) [MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.] [2 items]
m-"Ford Foundation grant for negro colleges," Together (Oct 1968)
n-D.J.R. Bruckner. "Break up urban ghettos as prisons, but not as precious neighborhoods," LA Times (n.d. ca1968)
o-"Blacks order churches to pay $500 million," LA Times (5-2-69) [JAMES FORMAN, JULIAN BOND, FANNIE LOU HAMER]
p-George Gallup. "Public shuns reparations for negroes," LA Times (6-12-69)
q-Warren Thomas Smith. "The incomparable Black Harry," Together (Oct 1970) [HARRY HOSIER] [2 items]
r-"Attica," The Christian Century (9-29-71)
s-"Facing racism head on," Christian Century (11-17-71) [BENJAMIN E. MAYS]
t-Bob Martin. "Roots--one year later," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (1-22-78) [ALEX HALEY]
u-Paul Delaney. "Growing black middle class splits race into two societies," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (3-1-78)
v-"Historical art," n.p. (9-78) [2 items] [ELLIOTT PINKNEY] [fragment of article about relationship between darker skin color and hypertension], Long Beach Press Telegram (2-6-91)
w-Carl Chancellor. "ALEX HALEY struck a familiar chord," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (2-13-92)
x-Audrey Edwards. "Don't let them see you cry," Parade (2-16-92) [the LITTLE ROCK NINE] [3 items]
y-Melanie R. Brodus. "African American history group saved by Friends," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (2-16-92) [ASSN. FOR STUDY OF AFRO-AMERICAN LIFE & HISTORY]
z-"Haley proclaimed God's storyteller," Long Beach Independent Press Telegram (2-26-92) [ALEX HALEY]
aa-Ernest Schonberger. "Veteran evangelist still teaching gospel at 87," LA Times (n.d.) [MARSHALL KEEBLE]
1.5.7-EXCERPTS FROM JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY ON SEGREGATION IN CHURCH: Album #1:
a-G. Cecil Weimer. "Christianity & the negro problem," 16:1(Jan 1931).
b-Robt. M. Miller. "The attitude of American Protestantism toward the negro, 1919-1939," 41:3 (Jul 1956).
1.5.8-EXCERPTS FROM JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY ON SEGREGATION IN CHURCH: Album #2:
a-John W. Cromwell. "The first negro churches in the District of Columbia," 7:1 (Jan 1922)
b-Eugene P. Southall. "The attitude of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South toward the negro from 1844 to 1879," 16:4 (Oct 1931).
1.5.9-EXCERPTS FROM JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY ON SEGREGATION IN CHURCH: Album #3:
a-Henry J. Cadbury. "Negro membership in the Society of Friends," 21:2 (Apr 1936)
1.5.10-EXCERPTS FROM JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY ON SEGREGATION IN CHURCH: Album #4:
a-Henry J. Cadbury. "Negro membership in the Society of Friends," 21:2 (Apr 1936) pt. 2
b-L.W. Kyles. "The contribution of the negro to the religious life of America," 11:1 (Jun 1926).
SERIES 2: METHODIST CHURCH HISTORY
BOX 1: PACIFIC METHODIST COLLEGE, SANTA ROSA (CALIF.) [Pacific Methodist College was founded in Vacaville by the M.E. Church, South in 1861. It was moved to Santa Rosa in the 1870s. This box contains photocopies of issues of the school newspaper from the latter period. The paper was published monthly beginning in April 1874.]
2.1.1-Album #1: 1:1-5 (Apr-Aug 1874). [Jul issue contains history of the College]
2.1.2-Album #2: 1:6-2:2 (Sep 1874-May 1875).
BOX 2: J.A.B.FRY LIBRARY: HISTORY, ROLE, ORGANIZATION
2.2.1-Pearl Shaffer Sweet. "Methodist Archives in the State Of California: The Purpose, Organization and Unique Needs of the J.A.B. Fry Library (Methodist Archives)," 1982. [7 pgs.; photocopy of typescript w/ notes in ink]
2.2.2-FRY LIBRARY: STRUCTURE
a-"The J.A.B. Fry Library: A Partial list of its contents as of 1963," 1968. [3 pgs.; typescript]
b-"Some of the Hundreds of J.A.B. Fry Library Cards in the Study of Pearl Shaffer Sweet, Curator Emerita...," c1968. [incl. letter from PSS to Dr. Leland Case, Curator, Fry Research Library, 3-1-66]
c-Ms. lists of some holdings of Fry Library [8 pgs., pencil; chiefly Conference Journals, both General & California]
2.2.3-"Calif.-Nevada Conference Historical Society, Roster of Historians, April 1958."
2.2.4-"Material Received from Mrs. Henry Apenzeller (Ruth Noble) concerning Korean Missions (Nov. 3, 1955)."
2.2.5-1955 resolution [Archives Commission of Northern Calif.-Nevada Conf. ME Church ?] concerning desired housing for Fry Library [l pg.; typescript]
2.2.6-California-Nevada Conference. "Directory of Methodist Historians 1969."
2.2.7-List & Background on articles written for The New Encyclopedia of World Methodism by PSS, c1968
2.2.8-Fry Library Bills, 1950s
2.2.9-Fry Library Misc. Research Requests [chiefly 1950s; some undated]
2.2.10-J.A.B. Fry Library Corresp., 1955-68
2.2.11-Corresp. w/ Dorothy Woodruff, 1950-51
2.2.12-Corresp. re Clifford M. Drury California Imprints, 1846-76 Research, 1956-61
2.2.13-Corresp. re Edward Jervey History of Methodism in Southern California & Arizona, 1957-60
2.2.14-Corresp. re Wade Barclay Missions of the Methodist Church, Bk.4,1958-59
2.2.15-Corresp. re PSS articles for Dictionary of World Methodism,1959
2.2.16-Corresp. re L.L. Loofbourow Cross in the Sunset (1961-62)
2.2.17-Corresp. w/ Dr. Berger re Miller letters, 1967/68
2.2.18-Time Sheet Fry Libe, 1974-75
2.2.19-Misc. [research] notes
2.2.21-Guestbook JAB Fry Library, 1945-66
BOX 3: BOOKS [52 items; chiefly on history of Methodist missions & Calif. Methodism]
BOX 4: METHODISM & AFRICAN CHRISTIAN MISSIONS
2.4.1-Methodism: Biography--Clippings & notes
2.4.2-Methodism: Doctrinal issues/political issues-Clippings
2.4.4-Methodism: History--PSS notes
2.4.5-Methodism: Northern California/Nevada Conference--Clippings
2.4.6-Methodism: Procedural issues--Clippings
2.4.8-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings--Africa: General
2.4.9-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings African studies in the US/US Foreign Policy in Africa
2.4.10-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings Egypt
2.4.11-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings Ethiopia/Somalia
2.4.12-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings Kenya/Tanzania
2.4.13-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
2.4.14-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings South Africa
2.4.15-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings West Africa
2.4.16-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings Zaire/Congo/Katanga
2.4.17-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings Christian Missions
2.4.18-Africa & African Christian Missions---Clippings Joseph M. Davis, ed. "Congo Profile--1965"
2.4.19-National Geographic Maps of Africa [4 items]
SERIES III: PEARL S. SWEET PERSONAL PAPERS
BOX 1: BIOGRAPHY; CORRESPONDENCE; WRITINGS
3.1.1-Pearl Sweet Biographical
3.1.2-Sweet Family Biographical
3.1.3-Sweet Family Corresp. & misc.
3.1.4-PSS Personal Corresp. & misc.
3.1.5-Writings of Pearl Sweet
3.1.6-Misc. Clippings & Personal papers
3.1.7-Notes on German Methodist Church, Stockton, Calif.
3.1.8-Materials re elementary education in US, ca1865
3.1.9-Notes re California WWI vets (1920)
3.1.10-Material on reunions UOP Class of 1928
3.1.11-Notes on UOP history