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King (Lillie Mae Ransom) Photographs and Papers
SFP 92  
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Family Series 1 1937-1986

Physical Description: 12 folders
box 1, folder 1-2; 19

Lillie Mae King (Ransom) 1937-1986

Scope and Contents

Photographs include settings in San Francisco, Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach. Ephembera includes Office of Price Administration (OPA) War Ration Books and tokens for the family, education certificates for Institute of Practical Arts, City College San Francisco, Galileo Vocational Nurses Association; drivers licences, obituary, and death certificate. Plaque is an appreciation award on behal of the San Francisco Public Housing Tenants Association (1979).
box 1, folder 3-5

Jesse Ransom, Jr. 1940-1958

Scope and Contents

Photographs and ephemera from Morning Star School, spelling bee award and news clipping, Boy Scouts, National Jamboree, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory High School. Memorial book and sympathy cards included from 1958.
box 1, folder 6-7

Leonard Ransom 1942-1973

Scope and Contents

Photographs include First Communion photo, school portraits, Morning Star School class photos, and United States Air Force 479th Maintenance Field Squadron snapshots. Ephemera includes birth certificate, report cards, diplomas and United States Air Force training transcripts.
box 1, folder 8-9

Christopher Ransom 1945-1964

Scope and Contents

Photographs include school portraits, St. Dominic School graduation, and Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory football. Ephemera includes birth certificate, report cards, letter from Congressman Phillip Burton (1964), newspaper clippings on Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory football games with Christopher Ransom.
box 1, folder 10-12

Lawrence Ransom 1947-1987

Scope and Contents

Photographs and school documents from the following: St. Dominic’s, Benjamin Franklin High School, George Washington High School, John O’Connell Evening and Vocational Technical School, City College of San Francisco, Knights of Peter Claver.
box 1, folder 13-15

Family photographs 1940-1986

Scope and Contents

Family snapshots include picnics, parks, pools, Boy Scout events including a trip to Treasure Island, Tilden Park, and extended family members. Some hand-written descriptions and identification.
box 1, folder 16

Family and Friends' funeral service programs, obituaries and photos 1954-1980


Community Organizing Series 2 1968-1974

box 1, folder 17-18

Western Addition Community Organization (WACO) 1968-1974

Scope and Contents

WACO Treasurer's Cash Book (1968-1974); correspondence, rosters of members; Appendix to a Program of Social Development for Western Addition Area 2 (1971); Community Organizations in San Francisco (1971); San Francisco Redevelopment Agency meeting minutes (1974); Comprehensive Residential Zoning Study plan (1974), Children’s Rights Group newsletter.