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Finding Aid to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Region 1 Photograph Collection, ca. 1940-1982
BANC PIC 1978.147  
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Description
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Region 1 photograph collection consists of photographs from records of the NAACP Region 1 Office, and includes material from NAACP branches in the Western United States, the NAACP National Office and other organizations from ca. 1940-1982. Region 1 includes the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Images range from professionally produced photographs and news service photographs to snapshots. Subjects include membership drives, fundraisers, voter registration and other events as well as portraits. Materials such as publicity shots of national figures and events were presumably received from the National Office.
Background
The Region 1 Office of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was established by the NAACP National Office in 1944. At the time of its founding, the Region 1 Office was referred to as the West Coast Regional Office and included branches in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington state. By 1947, this Office expanded to include Arizona, Idaho, Utah and the territory of Hawaii, and by 1952 it included the territory of Alaska.
Extent
1 box (300 photographic prints) and 2 oversize photographic prints ; various sizes Linear feet: .4 76 digital objects
Restrictions
Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Please use digital facsimiles when possible.