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Guide to the Shades of North Oakland Photograph Collection
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Photographs

Physical Description: 273 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 273 photographs documenting the activities of African American in North Oakland donated as part of the Shades of North Oakland Project.

Arrangement

Arranged by collection donor and then by photograph identification number.
 

Mary Ellen Butler Collection [200]

Box 1:1

City official swearing in Joshua R. Rose (right) as first black person on the Oakland Recreation Commission [200-001] 1947-09

Box 1:1

Virginia Rose standing with her children (left-right) Virginia Rose, Mary Rose, Richard Rose on sidewalk on 36th St. Oakland, California [200-002] 1945

Box 1:1

Group photograph of Herbert Hoover Jr. High School band [200-003] 1949

Box 1:1

Mary Rose's 7th birthday party, Miss Kimel's class, Durant Elementary School [200-004] 1947-05-08

Box 1:1

2nd Links Cotillion at Claremont Hotel, (pictured): Mary Ellen Butler, Ann Woolridge, Laura Clark, Carmelita Logan, Bettye Gibson, Mary Higgs, Alma Baskerville, Connie Bauldin, Anny Jo Richardson [200-006] 1957

Box 1:1

Women crossing the finish line at track meet, St. Augustine Track Team [200-007] 1956-07-08

Box 1:1

Teenage girls seated at dining table (left to right): Cresa Tony Bent, Marceline Harding, Virginia Rose, and Mary Baskerville [200-008] 1956

Box 1:1

Principal Dr. George Bliss and Virginia Rose presenting safety poster to Oakland fireman [200-009] 1956

Box 1:1

Mary Ellen Butler and Kay Francis Cater in front yard of house a 59th St. Oakland, California [200-010] 1963

Box 1:1

Portrait of Virginia Rose at Links Cotillion [200-011] 1956

 

Kathy Sloane Collection [201]

Box 1:2

15 year old Ayisha Knight with headphones, book, boombox, standing against light post waiting for bus to go to school [201-001] 1985

Box 1:2

Two Eritrean women seated on couch in Eritrean dress celebrating the christening of the woman on the left's grandson [201-002] 1994

Box 1:2

(Left-right): Najuma Henderson, Nalungo Connelly, and Ayisha Knight dressed in their mothers' clothes on the street at 50th and Telegraph Ave. in Oakland, California [201-003] 1983

Box 1:2

Raye and Julian Richardson, owners of Marcus Books, with their grandchildren on the occasion of their winning the Cowhand Award from the San Francisco Foundation [201-004] 1983

Box 1:2

Children from Emerson Public School at Temescal Branch Library [201-005] 1991

Box 1:2

Two Jehovah's Witnesses in front of Verns Market on Telegraph Ave. Oakland, California [201-006] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

Dr. Melanie Turevlon at Children's Hospital Outpatient Clinic examining child with Down's Syndrome as mother looks on [201-007] circa 1990s

Box 1:2

Women celebrating Neddie Sloane's 82nd birthday at 5006 Telegraph Ave. (left-right): Delores Holder, Neddie Sloane, Anne Maria Hardeman, Renee Boohe [201-008] 1997

Box 1:2

Proprietor of Greenhouse Produce Marketplace, Adbou [-], at 5002 Telegraph Ave. hosing off sidewalk in front of store [201-009] 1998

Box 1:2

12 children and man waiting for bus at bus stop at 50th and Telegraph Ave. [201-010] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

Three boys sitting on hood of car at 50th and Telegraph Ave. [201-011] 1995

Box 1:2

Betty Carter performing at Yoshi's Jazz Club [201-12] undated

Box 1:2

Saxophone players Chico Freeman and Von Freeman, father and son, performing at Yoshi's Jazz Club [201-013] undated

Box 1:2

Art Blakely and the Jazz Messengers performing at Yoshi's Jazz Club [201-014] undated

Box 1:2

Nalungo Conley and Pepper the Cat at home, 50th and Telegraph Ave. [201-015] undated

Box 1:2

Dr. William Jenkins and Ayisha Knight at Children's Hospital [201-016] undated

Box 1:2

Young boy looking at photographs at Temescal Farmer's Market at 49th and Telegraph Ave. [201-017] 1997

Box 1:2

Shola Adisa Farrar and South African friend at home at 50th and Telegraph Ave. [201-018] undated

Box 1:2

Child watching blues guitarist perform at the Temescal Farmers Market [201-019] 1997

Box 1:2

Man in hat on bench bus stop in front of Vern's Grocery Store at 50th and Telegraph Ave. [201-020] undated

Box 1:2

Men eating at Camille's Café, 5004 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, California [201-021] 1997

Box 1:2

Painter and artist Jim Evans in his North Oakland studio [201-022] undated

Box 1:2

Medina Berry Farms selling strawberries at Temescal Farmers Market [201-023] undated

Box 1:2

Store fronts on Telegraph Ave. between 49th and 50th [201-024] circa 1980s

Box 1:2

Patient shooting a basketball from a wheelchair at Children's Hospital [201-025] undated

Box 1:2

William Jenkins and Ayisha Knight at Children's Hospital [201-026] 1973

Box 1:2

Children's Hospital volunteer with patient [201-027] undated

Box 1:2

Shagaka Barry Henley and Ayisha Knight [201-028] undated

Box 1:2

Men sitting in coffee shop inside Vern's Market [201-029] undated

Box 1:2

Thanksgiving dinner [201-030] undated

Box 1:2

Ayisha Knight dressed in Keyon cloth [201-031] undated

Box 1:2

Girl at Camp Read Aloud Emerson School [201-032] 1997

Box 1:2

Two boys at computer, Temescal Library [201-033] 1996

Box 1:2

Teacher tutoring two students after school, Oakland Tech [201-034] 1997

Box 1:2

Two Eritrean women dancing after reception [201-035] undated

Box 1:2

Eritrean women celebrating at grandson's baptism at store front on Telegraph Ave. and 50th [201-036] undated

Box 1:2

Storyteller performing for group of children at Temescal Branch Library [201-037] undated

Box 1:2

Sarah (Eritrean) in front of father's storefront, Green House Grocery, on Telegraph Ave. and 50th [201-038] undated

Box 1:2

Student doing homework after school at Temescal Branch Library [201-039] 1998

Box 1:2

Ayisha Knight feeding Bob the Bird [201-040] undated

Box 1:2

Fifth graders at Peralta School (left-right): Ameer Howard, Timiza Howard, Nalungo Conley, Ayisha Knight, Moose [-], Kirk [-] [201-041] 1980

Box 1:2

Anne Petru with patient at Children's Hospital [201-042] undated

Box 1:2

Construction of Temescal Plaza [201-043] 1997

Box 1:2

Sarah and little sister Nora in front of Greenhouse Grocery [201-044] 1992

Box 1:2

Woman holding "Oakland Classrooms First!" picket sign during Teacher's Strike in front of Oakland Tech [201-045] 1997

Box 1:2

(left-right): Ayisha Knight, Neddie Sloane, and Kathy Sloane [201-046] undated

Box 1:2

Ayisha Knight playing with doll at Children's Hospital [201-047] 1972

Box 1:2

Down's Syndrome child with mother, Children's Hospital [201-048] undated

Box 1:2

Claremont Middle School students dissecting squid in science class [201-049] undated

Box 1:2

Christmas 1985 looking at TTY/TELEX machine (left-right): Iman Ajanitu, Percy Hintzen, Ayisha Knight, Nalungo Conley, Sala Ajaniku [201-050] 1985-12-25

Box 1:2

Ayisha Knight and Nalunja at Chistmas at TYY/TELEX machine [201-051] 1985-12-25

Box 1:2

Birthday party (left-right): Samlara Dotson, Anya Muse, Nalungo Conley, Bert, Ayisha Knight, Nata Ki Garrett, Najuma Henderson, Kayya Lustig [201-052] 1985

Box 1:2

Ayisha Knight and Kathy Sloane in front of 5006 Telegraph Ave. [201-053] 1989

Box 1:2

Aysha Kager and Rosa Parks [201-054] undated

Box 1:2

Class photograph of Ms. Craig's 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade classes, Peralta Elementary School [201-055] 1978

Box 1:2

Ayisha Knight trying on hat [201-056] circa 1989

Box 1:2

Kathy Sloane's 50th birthday party (left-right): Kathy Sloane, Carolyn Brown, Benjamin Wolstjyh, Neddie Sloane, Ruth Wolstjum [201-057] 1990

Box 1:2

Kathy Sloane's 50th birthday party (right-left): Retha Austin, Kathy Sloane, Amahra Hicks, Benjamin Wolstygn [201-058] 1990

Box 1:2

Kathy Sloane with mother Neddie Sloane Christmas morning [201-059] 1997

 

Amy Holloway Collection [202]

Box 1:3

Group photograph of members of the Les Girls Club [202-001] circa 1959

Box 1:3

Two members of the Les Girls Club with two men [202-002] circa 1959

Box 1:3

Amy Holloway, age 5, in front of house at 6108 Hillegass [202-004] 1972-12

 

Winta Kidane Collection [203]

Box 1:4

Winta Kidane, age 3, after a photo shoot [203-001] 1990

Box 1:4

Winta Kidane's 2 yeat birthday [203-002] 1992-09-02

 

Vernon and Hortense Williams Collection [204]

Box 1:5

Keith Williams, Carol Vernon Jr., Ray [-] sitting on hood of 1964 Ford Falcon parked at 585 62nd St. [204-001] 1965

Box 1:5

Carol, Vernon Jr, and Keith sitting at table, 585 62nd St. [204-002] 1964-02-03

Box 1:5

Carol standing in front yard, 585 62nd St. [204-003] circa 1960s

Box 1:5

Hortense, Carol, Keith standing in front of bookshelf [204-004] 1965

Box 1:5

Hortense, Vernon Sr., Vernon Jr., and and Keith sitting in living room [204-005] 1963

Box 1:5

Kids in front of Christmas tree playing with new toys [204-006] 1964-12-25

 

Linda Jones Collection [205]

Box 1:6

Students lounging on lawn, Oakland Technical High School [205-001] circa 1950s

Box 1:6

Howard and Melinda Young in backyard, 6164 Baker St. Oakland, California [205-002] circa 1950s

Box 1:6

Lois Mae Young standing in front of house 6164 Baker St. Oakland, California [205-003] circa 1950s

Box 1:6

Parnell Jones washing car in front of house at 6164 Baker St. Oakland, California [205-004] circa 1957

Box 1:6

Lois Mae Young standing on sidewalk in front of house 6164 Baker St. Oakland, California [205-005] circa 1952

 

Irving Mahoney Collection [208]

Box 1:7

Peralta School class photograph, pictured: Irwing Mahoney (back row, far left), Archie Williams ( second row, second from left) [208-001] 1925

Box 1:7

Washington Elementary School class photograph, pictured: E. Williams (first row), Irving Mahoney (third row, far right) [208-002] 1922

Box 1:7

Peralta School class photograph, pictured: Irwing Mahoney (back row, second from left) [208-003] 1926

Box 1:7

Bay View Elementary School class photograph, 512 Jessie St. San Francisco, California, photographer Shilling & Co., pictured: Bertha Wysinger (third row, fourth from the right) [208-04] 1895

Box 1:7

Bertha Wysinger yearbook inscription [208-005] 1899-09-22

 

Raymond Holbert Collection [211]

Box 1:8

Madeline Morse reclining in chair in living room, 36th and Telegraph Ave., Oakland, California [211-001] 1967-05

Box 1:8

Barbara Watson and Raymond Holbert on their first sitting on truck of car parked at Mosswood Park, Oakland, California [211-002] 1965-08

Box 1:8

Kaiser Henderson and woman sitting in car parked at Mosswood Park, Oakland, California [211-003] 1965-08

Box 1:8

(left-right): Virgil Epperson, Stephanie Garland, and Sandy Tilghman leaning against car parked at Mosswood Park, Oakland, California [211-004] 1965-09

Box 1:8

Maggie Jones lying on car trunk parked in Mosswood Park, Oakland, California [211-005] 1965-09

Box 1:8

Woman and boy standing on sidewalk [211-006] circa 1980s

Box 1:8

Third World Radio staff KPFA (left-right): unidentified, Scott John Henry, Richard Gonzalez, Canice Francis, David Henderson, Amina Hassen, Don Foster, Ray Holbert [211-007] 1979

Box 1:8

Roy Sanders holding onto window bars at house at corner of Adeline and Genoa Oakland, California [211-008] 1978

Box 1:8

Deborah Pryor holding daughter Ava Satterfield [211-009] 1978

 

Rhonda White-Warner Collection [212]

Box 1:9

Steve White and James Craig White standing in backyard of house at 1160 64th St. Oakland, California [212-001] 1953

Box 1:9

Johnee and Jamel Warner sitting on couch visiting their grandmother's house [212-002] 1980

Box 1:9

(left-right): Rhonda White, Linda White, and Dennis White on sidewalk in front of house on 1160 64th St. Oakland, California [212-003] 1960

Box 1:9

Elsie White sitting on steps of home to celebrate ownership of house [212-004] 1948-05-26

Box 1:9

Children sitting on steps of house on 1160 64th St. Oakland, California (pictured): Kenneth, Steve White, Linda White, Rhonda White, James White [212-005] 1958

Box 1:9

Elsie White seated in car parked in driveway, 1160 64th St. Oakland, California [212-005] 1957

Box 1:9

Boys sittin in front yard, 1160 64th St. Oakland, California (left-right): Dennis White, Steven White, James White [212-006] 1958

Box 1:9

Martill Taylor with son Michael Taylor in backyard of house on 1160 64th St. Oakland, California [212-007] 1952

Box 1:9

Dennis White, age 3, sitting on steps in front of house 1160 64th St. Oakland, California [212-009] 1954

Box 1:9

Elsie White (left) and Lena Young sitting on couch before going to the movies [212-010] 1952

Box 1:9

(left-right): Torrie Hill, Mrs. Hill, Rhonda White, Dennis White in backyard of house at 1160 64th St. Oakland, California [212-011] 1955

 

Carl C. Mack Collection [213]

Box 1:10

Training for scout masters, Los Mochos, pictured: Mr. Mack (black and white plaid jacket) [213-005] 1954-04

Box 1:10

Group photograph of Longfellow Boy Scout Troop at Longfellow School, Scoutmaster Principal Adams [213-006] 1956-02

Box 1:10

Scoutmaster training session (left-right): Lafayette Counts, George Williams, Johnnie M. Brown, Sherman Donnell, instructor John L. Mack, Rev. C.P. Joseph, Arthur Bell, Larry Stewart [213-007] circa 1950s

Box 1:10

Rector at St. Augustine Episcopal Church talking to boys in scout troop [213-009] 1956

Box 1:10

Group photograph of Boy Scout Troop 73 Oakland Camp O Ree [213-010] 1956

Box 1:10

Boy scouts receiving award from Oakland mayor Clifford Rishell (left-right): David Suzuki, Noah Seeley, Clifford Rishell, John Brackett [213-011] circa 1950s

Box 1:10

Boy scouts at city hall as flag bearers for the United Nations anniversary ceremony [213-012] circa 1950s

Box 1:10

Troop 62 pigeon raising exhibit, Oakland Area Council Scout O Rama at the Oakland Auditorium [213-013] circa 1950s

Box 1:10

Group photograph of Boy Scout Troop 69 marksmanship training, Oakland Army Terminal, pictured: Robin Wilson [213-014] 1956

Box 1:10

Douglas Gould (left) and Charles Rogers from Boy Scout Troop 69 shooting rifles in marksmanship training class at Oakland Army Terminal [213-015] 1956

Box 1:10

(left-right): G.A. Patrick Jr., scoutmaster Eugene Williams, and assistant scoutmaster Emory T. Jones from Boy Scout Troop 63 tying knots at Bayview Villa Community Church [213-016] circa 1950s

Box 1:10

Banquet at Chinese Community Center, Dr. Ing seated at head table [213-017] 1954

Box 1:10

Armogene Settle, Boy Scout Troop 18, receiving award from Bob Clark, chairman of Council's Company Committee [213-018] 1950-02-03

Box 1:10

Four men sitting in front of fireplace inspecting piece of charcoal [213-019] 1960

Box 1:10

Carl Mark Sr. presenting Boy Scouts troop charter to Oakland Army Base representative [213-020] 1960

Box 1:10

Boy Scout Troop 37 Father's Day dinner group photograph [213-021] 1959

Box 1:10

Boy scouts drinking water at the end of the hitching trail at Los Nachos [213-022] 1960

Box 1:10

Carl Mack Sr. teaching boy scouts to swim at swimming pool at Los Nachos [213-023] 1956

Box 1:10

Boy scouts at Fall Roundup at St. Andrews Church [213-024] 1956

Box 1:10

Boy scouts on stage at Code of Honor ceremony at McClymonds High School [213-025] circa 1960s

Box 1:10

Den mothers at scouting event (left-right): Thomas Jackson, Harold Lowe, Florence Robinson, Edgar Collins, Jane Ellis, Theresa Britt [213-026] undated

Box 1:10

Marie Verbridge (center) presenting award to boy scouts district chair Ellis Weisker (left) at Sunset District dinner, Benjamin Hargrave, principal of Harbor Homes School, stands to the right [213-027] 1954

Box 1:10

Group photograph of boy scout troop saluting the flag at Longfellow School [213-028] 1956

Box 1:10

Code of Honor Boy Scout award presenters (left-right): T. Roberts, Lionel Wilson, James Brackett, Carl Mack [213-029] 1974-10-20

 

Mildred Leonard and Cathye Leonard Collection [216]

Box 1:11

Lizabet (O'Guinn) Hoffman standing in front of parents' house at 3609 West St., Oakland, California [216-001] circa 1950s

Box 1:11

Lee O'Guinn and Silas Vernon in front of family home at 3609 West St., Oakland, California [216-002] circa 1950s

Box 1:11

Lee (O'Guinn) Hoffman and Mildred (O'Guinn) Leonard in front of family home at 3609 West St., Oakland, California [216-003] circa 1950s

Box 1:11

(left-right): Vel (O'Guinn) Matthews, Alphonso Lewis, and Mildred (O'Guinn) Leonard in front of family home at 3609 West St., Oakland, California [216-004] circa 1950s

Box 1:11

(left-right): unidentified, John Hall, Glenn Davis in apartment of John Hall on 37th St. Oakland, California [216-005] circa 1950s

Box 1:11

(left-right): Leo Williams, George Craig, Ernest Gregorian, and unidentified man lying down across the street from Hoover Junior High School [216-006] circa 1950s

Box 1:11

Albert Leonard and Mildred O'Guinn exchanging wedding vows in family home at 3609 West. St. Oakland, California, Rev. Bell performing wedding ceremony [216-007] 1954-10-16

Box 1:11

Mildred (O'Guinn) Leonard riding pony in western outfit [213-008] circa 1948

Box 1:11

Nicholas Gardere with his children at Mosswood Park, Albert Leonard holding Steven Leonard at right [213-009] circa 1955

Box 1:11

Cathy Leonard standing in front of family home on 58th St. Oakland, California [216-010] 1959

Box 1:11

Lee O'Guinn and Mildred Leonard standing in living room [216-011] circa 1980s

Box 1:11

Sharon Vernon and daughter Mishan [216-012] circa 1980s

 

Betty Edwards Collection [217]

Box 1:12

Pullman Porters Ladies Auxiliary North Oakland Queen group photograph at Elks Club, C.L. Dellums pictured [217-001] circa 1950s

Box 1:12

Pullman Porters dinner, pictured: C.L. Dellums, A. Phillip Randolph, Florence Bryant, James Bryant [217-002] circa 1940s

Box 1:12

James Bryant and wife Florence Bryant on the last day of work for James as a Pullman Porter [217-003] 1946

Box 1:12

Florence and James Bryant's 35th wedding anniversary (left-right): Jacqueline Bryant Smith, Virginia Bryant Williams, Florence Bryant, James Bryant [217-004] 1941

Box 1:12

Group photograph of California State Association of Colored Womens Clubs, Inc. meeting, Florence Byrant pictured second from left [217-005] 1967

Box 1:12

Children Joyce Edward and John Kress drawing [217-006] undated

Box 1:12

Florence and James Bryant celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary [217-007] 1966

 

Gladys Norman Collection [218]

Box 1:13

Reopening of the Golden Gate Branch Library after remodeling due to flooding, library auditorium dedicated to Marcus Foster [218-001] 1976-03-05

Box 1:13

High school band playing at the reopening of the Golden Gate Branch Library [218-002] 1976-03-05

Box 1:13

Gladys Norman standing in living room [218-003] undated

 

Michael Hammock Collection [220]

Box 1:14

Esther Marjorie and unidentified woman selecting LPs for Busharanians Club Night of Enchantment event held at Bushrod Recreation Center [220-001] 1957-11

Box 1:14

Unidentified man presenting trophies to players of the North Oakland Optimists baseball team at the City Little League Baseball Championship [220-002] 1959-08

Box 1:14

Mother and two children watching sheep in Christmas nativity scene near Grand Lake Theatre, Oakland, California [220-003 circa 1950s

Box 1:14

Group portrait of the North Oakland Optimists Baseball Team at Bushrod Park, pictured: (back row, left-right): Fred Woolez, Steve [-], Donald Horbort, Rid Dodge, Steve Flemmings, Tommy Callier, Gregory Jones, Michael Hammock, George Alexander, Steve Ramsey, Bill Askey (bottom row): Billy Jackson, Larry Woods, Stanford Brown, Michael Baxter, Von West, Harold Hammock, Doug Byrd, coach Alonzo Woolez [220-005] 1961

Box 1:14

North Oakland Optimists' Michael Hammock running through first base [220-005] 1961

 

Olivia Woods Collection [221]

Box 1:15

Olivia Filcher, Came Fulcher, and Séance in front of Winchell's Donuts at the corner of Arcata and Shattuck [221-001] circa 1976

Box 1:15

Olivia Woods with her 18 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild, pictured: (top row, left-right): Ali, Came, Shannon, Damien, Material (second row): Sean, Rosa, William, Olivia Woods, Larkish, Semi on, Train, Subunit, Ronald (third row): Pantheons, Alkali, Stefan, Olivia, Charles, Omar, Monique [221-002] 1980

Box 1:15

Woods family photograph, pictured: (top row, left-right): Subunit, Latish, Olivia Charles, Manteca, unidentified family friend, grandson-in-law (second row): Helen, Rosa, Pantheons, unidentified friend, Alkali, Cyrus (third row): Lawrence, Dory, Olivia Woods, Anima (fourth row): Sean, Semi on [221-003] 1996

Box 1:15

Forrest Pittman, landlord for 20 years house on 62nd St., standing next to Pyracanthe shaped into heart [221-004] undated

Box 1:15

Daughter Rosa (left) and Olivia Woods in front of house at 682 62nd St. Oakland, California [221-06] circa 1988

Box 1:15

Kane standing with bicycle, Manteca and Ali standing to the right in front of house on Racine St. [221-007] 1979

 

Luiz Avelion and Darian Avelion Collection [222]

Box 1:16

Waterfront workers from ports worldwide [222-001] 1952-06

Box 1:16

Group of men and women posing by roadside [222-002] circa 1950s

Box 1:16

Portrait of Kenneth Adeline [222-003] circa 1917

Box 1:16

Group photograph of men and women in living room with German shepard dog [222-004] undated

Box 1:16

Kenneth Avelino standing on sidewalk at corner of 44th and West St. Oakland, California [222-005] circa 1950s

Box 1:16

Luiz and Ester Avelino in front of fireplace at their home at 1063 Stanford Ave. Oakland, California [222-006] circa 1956

Box 1:16

Ester Avelino getting into Chevrolet BelAir [222-007] 1957

Box 1:16

Ester Avelino seated on couch with members of Mrs. R. Oak's family [222-008] 1957-07

Box 1:16

Ester Avelino, Luiz Avelino, and unidentified friend in front of the Wagon Wheel Reno, Nevada [222-009] 1955-08

Box 1:16

Luiz Adeline working on house [222-010] undated

Box 1:16

Jane and Johnny [-] standing in front of house [222-012] circa 1950s

Box 1:16

Jane and Johnny [-] sitting on front steps of house [222-013] circa 1950s

Box 1:16

Luiz Avelino and Kenny Avelino in living room at 1068 Stanford Ave. Oakland, California [222-014] undated

Box 1:16

Ester and Liz Avelino with unidentified friends at the Avelino's home at 1068 Stanford Ave. Oakland, California [222-015] undated

Box 1:16

Ester and Liz Avelino sitting on couch at 1068 Stanford Ave. Oakland, California [222-015B] undated

Box 1:16

Ester and Luiz Avelino (second from right) in backyard with three couples [222-016] undated

Box 1:16

Ester Avelino and woman standing on front porch steps [222-017] undated

 

Fannie Jeffrey Collection [223]

Box 1:17

Queen Esther Turner and grandson, Sherrad, outside of Queen's Cleaners at 6324 San Pablo Ave. Oakland, California [223-001] circa 1960s

Box 1:17

Grandchildren Reuben and Robin outside of Queen's Cleaners at 6324 San Pablo Ave. Oakland, California [223-002] circa 1970s

Box 1:17

Betty Harris, daughter of Queen Turner, next door at Spectrum 5 Records store 6324 San Pablo Ave. Oakland, California [223-003] circa 1970s

Box 1:17

Horace Turner (owner of Queen's Cleaners) and friends standing on sidewalk in front of Spectrum 5 Records store 6324 San Pablo Ave. Oakland, California [223-004] circa 1985

 

Carlton Campbell Collection [225]

Box 1:18

(left-right): Tito Calito, unidentified, Carlton Campbell [225-001] circa 1990s

Box 1:18

Carlton Campbell in front of Out of Many One storefront [225-002] 1997

Box 1:18

Carlton Campbell's 50th birthday celebration (left-right):Howard Campbell, Carlton Campbell, Aneaha Campbell [225-003] 1999-04-07

 

Ratha Watkins Collection [226]

Box 1:19

Ratha Watkins studying hair at the Beauty School of Madame Myriam Carange 57 Ave. F.D. Roosevelt, Paris, France [226-001] 1954

Box 1:19

Ratha Watkins (standing), an instructor at the University of California Berkeley, teaching a class in haircutting at the Hotel California [226-002] 1954

Box 1:19

Ratha Watkins (standing) and unidentified client attending Fashion Show at Slim Jenkins [226-003] 1956

Box 1:19

Group photograph of operators of Ratha Watkins' Coeur d' Alene hair salon (left-right): Joyce Stewart, Dolores Margaret Robinson, Z. Stone [226-004] 1952

Box 1:19

Group photograph of Ratha Watkins and Billie Dunlap's models at Slim Jenkins: (left-right): Conlie Collins, Ida Williams, Doris Anderson, Denis Williams [226-005] 1954

Box 1:19

Business meeting (left-right): Dorothy [-], Ratha Gloria Jackson, Casata [-] standing: Mr. Gander, Mr. Gilliam [226-006] undated

 

Carnella Butler Collection [227]

Box 1:20

Patti Labelle at Marcus Books on tour for her cookbook [227-001] 1999-05-06

Box 1:20

(left-right): Joel Mason, Rose Mason, Charles Jackson standing across from 5812 Canning St. Oakland, California [227-002] 1997

Box 1:20

Kennedy Ricardo standing with her poodle Fur Ball [227-003] 1999

Box 1:20

Kennedy Ricardo standing with her poodle Fur Ball [227-004] 1999

 

Alma Baskervill Collection [228]

Box 1:21

Matron's Guild tea at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, pictured: Rev. Baskervill, Lula Casnares, Willette Smith, Mabel Calhoun, Harriet Smith, Mrs. Boyd Frames, McGrath Violet Powell [228-001] circa 1950s

Box 1:21

Confirmation class photograph at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, pictured: Rev. Baskervill, Bishop Shires, Father Wallace, Bessie Daniels, Anita Baskervill, Miriam Rogers [228-002] 1955-02-18

Box 1:21

Group photograph of members of the St. Augustine's Episcopal Church Alter Guild (left-right):Gladys Turner, Rachel Jackson, Wilette Smith (second row): Irene Hunter, Mary Cannon, Willie Dubuque, Fdela Maynard, Martha Anne Hilliard [228-003] circa 1950s

Box 1:21

(left-right): Alma Baskervill, Anita, Dr. Perkins, Mary [228-004] 1957

Box 1:21

Anita Baskervill and friends having party in front of house [228-005] 1948

Box 1:21

Alma Baskervill and her father standing next to the family's automobile [228-006] 1956

Box 1:21

Houses and empty lot at corner of 36th St. and West construction for 980 freeway [228-007] 1962

Box 1:21

Mary Ellen Butler and Alma Baskervill in front of house at 740 36th St. [228-007] 1953

Box 1:21

St. Augustine's Episcopal Church Hippo Ball fundraiser (left-right): Alma Baskervill, Winifred Williams, Edna Hart, Kirby Churchill [228-009] 1977-11-18

Box 1:21

St. Augustine's Episcopal Church Alter Guild (first row, left-right):Virginia Rose, Gladys Turner, Susan Simmons, Martha Ann Hilliard, Alma Baskervill (second row): Linda Joseph, Mina Williams, Callie Muter, Elaine Carter, Christina Williams, Marcella Conley [228-010] 1998

Box 1:21

Exterior of St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, Oakland, California [228-011] undated

Box 1:21

Anita Baskerville dressed as Queen for May Day [228-012] 1950-10-09

Box 1:21

Mary Baskervill next to family car parked in front of house on 36th St. Oakland, California [228-013] undated

Box 1:21

Mary Baskevill's 18th birthday party (left-right): Mary Baskervill, Virginia Rose, Shirley Redd Lewis, Rosetta Casanares, Cress Bent, Marceline Harding [228-014] circa 1960s

Box 1:21

Trinity Episcopal Parish and St. Augustine's Episcopal Church plaques outside of church [228-015] 1996-09-11

Box 1:21

Mr. and Mrs. Turner's 50th wedding anniversary (left-right): Myrtle Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Turner, Alex Turner, unidentified girl [228-016] 1977

Box 1:21

St. Augustine's Episcopal Church cornerstone ceremony presided over by Bishop William Nichols [228-017] 1911

Box 1:21

Birthday party for Sunday school children at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church [228-018] 1950

Box 1:21

Boys playing in backyard (left-right): Lionel Wilson, Robin Wilson, George Bagley, unidentified friend [228-020] circa 1920s

 

Richard Rose Collection [230]

Box 1:22

Durant School class photograph, 29th and West St. Oakland, California, pictured Richard Rose (second row, 7th from left) [230-001] circa 1940s

Box 1:22

Oakland Tribune Newspaper Awards Dinner for paper boys, pictured: Virginia Rose (left), Joshua Rose, Richard Rose, Frances Aurizu, Ed Smith [230-002] 1949-07-20

Box 1:22

Group photograph attendees for surprise birthday party for Shirley Redd Lewis at home of William Wurster, Greenwood Terrace, pictured: (front row, left-right) Richard Rose, Ruthy Dean, Mary Ellen Rose, Rosita Casanares Lindow, Rosemary Pigford, Shirley Redd Lewis, Virginia Rose Niles, unidentified, Halland Lasarte, Mary Baskervill, Blanche Vitero Brown, unidentified (second row): Wurster's housekeeper (second left), Charlie Bottom (first from left), Nebby Lous Crawford (8th from left), Celestine Dean (9th from left), Cresa (Toni) Bent Appleby (10th from left), Carol Nelson, unidentified, Tom Myles (third row): Nathaniel Brazil, David Wlson, Marion Hilliard, Leonard Casanares, Earl Robinson, Albert Beadle, Glen Myles [230-003] 1954-07-06

Box 1:22

Durant School 6th grade class photograph, 29th and West St. Oakland, California, pictured: (top row, right-left), Ronald Cardon, Melvin Powell, Jesse Turner, unidentified, Julian Saenz, Joe Bradley, Clarence Marshall, Richard Rose (second row, left-right): Yokeman Gee, unidentified, unidentified, Diane Perman, Ms. Hartshorn, unidentified, unidentified, George Ylas, Chuck Foscalima, Grover Shetterly (front ro, left-right) Jacquest Ward, Tomyiko Yokuomizo, Jack Maddox, Frank Morgan [230-004] 1946-12

 

Kofi Chakumbele Collection [231]

Box 1:23

(left-right): Kofi Chakumbele, Zelma Alison, Larry Lewis after surprise dinner for Levell Lewis at All Nations Holiness Church Woosley St. Berkeley, California [231-001] 1977

Box 1:23

(left-right): Viola Rankin, Ola Debois, Levell Lewis, Gladys Lewis, David Lewis, Ivory Dyas at 790 Fairview St. Oakland, California [231-002] 1977

Box 1:23

(left-right) Teresa Speech, Levell Lewis, Zelma Ellison after surprise dinner for Levell Lewis at All Nations Holiness Church [235-003] 1977

 

Josephine Lee Collection [235]

Box 1:24

(left-right): Acie Lee, Josephine Lee, Raymond Ramey, Mary Ramey, James Shepard, Jeanne Shepard following Easter service at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, Oakland, California [235-001] 1956

Box 1:24

Guests of the 20th Century Club's formal dance held at the Masonic Auditorium at 30th and Myrtle St. Oakland, California [235-002] 1947

Box 1:24

Raffle items awarded to attendees of the Beaux Arts Ball held at Ali Baba Ballroom at W. Grand Ave. and Webster St. Oakland, California [235-003] 1960

Box 1:24

Officers of the East Bay Council Club at Ali Baba Ballroom (front row, left-right): Arthur Harvin, Mary Ramey, Acie Lee (standing, left-right): Raymond Ramey, Madelene Bernard, William Dixon, Josephine Lee, Barney Hilburn [235-004] 1960

Box 1:24

Matson Line cruise ship at San Francisco Port awarding tickets to Hawaii (left-right): Dolores Cruckshank, Josephine Lee, Virginia Simmis [235-005] 1960

Box 1:24

20th Century Club formal dance at Masonic Auditorium at 30th and Myrtle St. Oakland, California (left-right): Yvonne Matthews, Jeanette Ali, Josephine Lee, Cora Lee Collins, Leila Brown, Juanita Turner, Freddie Mae Island, Gloria Seward Leona Williams, unidentified, Rita Marion, Bernice [-] [235-006] 1947

 

Walter Thompson Collection [236]

Box 1:25

Restaurant owner Connie Williams, founder of Carnaval in San Francisco, honored at Carijama Festival Mosswood Park Oakland, California [236-001] undated

Box 1:25

Avotcha, emcee of Carijama, at Mosswood Park Oakland, California [236-002] 1995

Box 1:25

Queen of Carijama on parade route, Brazilian Sands group, Foga Na Ropa in background [236-003] 1997

Box 1:25

Drummer at Carijama Tumani playing conga [236-004] 1998

Box 1:25

Oakland mayor Jerry Brown addressing crowd of attendees at Carijama at Mosswood Park Oakland, California [236-005] 1998

Box 1:25

Carijama performers [236-007] circa 1996

Box 1:25

North Oakland parade during Carijama [236-008] 1998

Box 1:25

Awaiting start of the Carijama parade in front of Mosswood Park Oakland, California [236-009] 1998

Box 1:25

Crowd attending Carijama Mosswood Park, Oakland, California [236-010] 1997

Box 1:25

Vendor booths at Carijama [236-011] 1997

 

Audrey Robinson Collection [237]

Box 1:26

(left-right): Thelma Gibson Radden, Audrey Lucinda Gibson, Lois Gibson Outre Joseph's Photography [237-001] undated

Box 1:26

Peralta Elementary School class photograph, pictured: Audrey Robinson (first row, far left) [237-002] 1923

Box 1:26

Johnny Ray and cousin standing at bar Sacramento, California [237-003] circa 1890s

Box 1:26

Lucinda Ray Gibson and Lucinda Ray Oakland, California [237-004] circa 1890s

Box 1:26

Living room of William Henry and Lucinda Ray Gibson [237-005] undated

Box 1:26

Hattie Ray, "Aunt Hat," standing in doorway of home San Mateo, California [237-006] circa 1920s

Box 1:26

Portrait of Audrey Gibson, age 2, holding doll [237-007] 1917

Box 1:26

Ray Family Reunion group posing in front of airplane prior to flying to Honolulu, Hawaii [237-008] 1968

Box 1:26

Jeri Robinson (seated), Frederick C. Robinson, and Audrey Robinson [237-009] 1948

Box 1:26

Harry Gibson and wife Lucinda Ray Gibson [237-010] circa 1890s

Box 1:26

Red cap porter Charles Nelson Gibson standing in front of house at 6148 Colby St. Oakland, California [237-011] undated

Box 1:26

Graduation portrait of Thelma Gibson Radden from Wayne State University [237-012] 1942

Box 1:26

Cast of June Festival play, St. Augustine's Episcopal Church Oakland, California [237-013] circa 1911

Box 1:26

Wedding portrait of Lois Gibson Oubre in family home at 6148 Colby St. Oakland, California [237-014] 1941-05-18

Box 1:26

Portrait of Audrey Gibson in pink crepe gown for her debut at Dana's Hall, Grove and Dana St. Berkeley, California [237-015] 1933

Box 1:26

Portrait of Audrey L. Robinson with her mother, Maude Esther Johnson Gibson [237-016] circa 1918

Box 1:26

Portrait of Lois Gibson Oubre and Whelmon Oubre's wedding party at family home at 6148 Colby St. Oakland, California (left-right): Charles Nelson Gibson, Maude Esther Gibson, unidentified, Florence Hickerson, Julia Hawkins, Dr. Roberts Robinson (podiatrist), Ernest Oubre [237-017] 1941-05-18

Box 1:26

Lucinda I. Ray Gibson and Lucinda II Ray [237-018] circa 1890s

Box 1:26

Wedding portrait of Thelma Gibson Radden and husband Carl Radden at family home at 6148 Colby St. Oakland, California (left-right): Charles Nelson Gibson, Maude Esther Gibson, unidentified, Lois Oubre, Whelmon Oubre [237-019] 1942-08-12

Box 1:26

Portrait of Charles Nelson Gibson [237-020] circa 1888

 

Jean Langmuir Collection [240]

Box 1:27

Oakland Public Library employee Barbara Winfrey Lawson with group of children at Rockridge Branch Library [240-001] 1982

Box 1:27

Group photograph of golfers [240-005] undated

 

Viola Dyas Collection [241]

Box 1:28

Choir director Herman Harper (front left) and members of the Star Bethel Missionary Baptist Church Choir [241-002] 1952-10-26

Box 1:28

Viola Dyas, Altus Dyas, and Ida Odem (godmother) in yard at 32nd and Filbert St. Oakland, California [241-003] circa 1952

Box 1:28

Portrait of Viola Dyas [241-004] 1955

Box 1:28

(left-right): Mary Robinson, Alice Harage, Louise Roberson, Viola Dyas (front) after church services 2915 Filbert St. Oakland, California [241-005] circa 1953

Box 1:28

Unidentified woman and Dorothy Waldon after church services 28th and Magnolia St. Oakland, California [241-006] 1953

Box 1:28

Louise Roberson in front of house 2915 Filbert St. Oakland, California [241-007] 1943

Box 1:28

Louise Roberson and Theodore Roosevelt Roberson standing in front of automobile [241-008] circa 1940s

Box 1:28

Louise Roberson and A.C. Roberson in front of house at 2915 Filbert St. Oakland, California [241-009] 1943

Box 2:1

Negatives 1999

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes copy negatives of photographs donated as part of the Shades of North Oakland Project.

Arrangement

Arranged by collection identification number.

Access Note

Access to negatives is restricted. See archivist for details.
 

Shades of North Oakland project files

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes press releases, programs, donor information sheets, and a training manual for participants in the Shades of North Oakland Project.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:29

Donor information sheets 1999

Box 2:2

Press release 1999

Box 2:2

Program 1999

Box 2:2

Project flier 1999

Box 2:3

Training manual 1999

Box 2:4

3.25 floppy discs [4] undated