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Blanton (Charles) Collection
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box 1, folder 1

Willowbrook Junior High School Yearbook 1962

box 1, folder 2-3

Centennial Senior High School Yearbooks 1965-1966

box 1, folder 4

Centennial High School Class of 1966 25th Reunion- memory book and patch November 2, 1991

box 1, folder 5

Centennial High School Class of 1966 30th and 35th Reunion- memory books and program (program for 30th only) November 16, 1996; November 10, 2001

box 1, folder 6

Centennial High School Class of 1966 40th Reunion- memory book, program, photograph, and tipi model November 11, 2006

box 1, folder 7

Centennial High School Class of 1966 50th Reunion- program, raffle information, pen, ribbon, DVD, and other materials November 12, 2016

box 1, folder 8

Centennial High School Class of 1966 50th Reunion- decals samples circa 2016

box 1, folder 9

Centennial High School 60th Anniversary Legacy Luncheon- program and keychain November 9, 2013

box 1, folder 10

Newport Mesa Unified School District 1971 Graduate Follow-Up Study 1973

box 1, folder 11

Letter from Nutrition 21 President Herb Boynton to Charles Blanton regarding photographs taken by Blanton and sent to Boynton February 8, 1983

box 1, folder 12

Correspondence to Charles Blanton from various offices affiliated with the city of Pomona regarding city council meetings, planning meetings, and recognition of voluntary service July 6, 1987-January 22, 2003

box 17

Goddess of Ponoma Awards 1987-1999

Scope and Contents

Includes three awards: dedicated service as a member of the Planning Committee; Cultural Arts Commission; and Historic Preservation Committee.
box 1, folder 13

Correspondence from California State University Fullerton Presidents L. Donald Shields and Jewel Plummer Cobb regarding receptions and Blanton's retirement December 22, 1980; March 8, 1988; April 25, 1990

box 1, folder 14

Letter from Ruben S. Ayala (Senator 34th district) to Blanton regarding Blanton's loss in election March 28, 1991

box 1, folder 15

Card from Francoise Zweifel, Comite International Olympique to unknown recipient regarding transferring of dossier April 4, 1989

box 1, folder 17

"Cycling Celebration, Centennial Bike Tour & Festival" official program. Compliments of the "Orange County Register"; National Lumber and Supply catalog July 24, 1988; undated

box 1, folder 18

"L.A. Watts Times", Vol. XXX, No. 806 March 27, 2003

box 2, folder 1

Run For The Wall- patches; wristbands; pencil; programs; and other material 2012; 2015; undated

box 1, folder 16

American Legion Riders Certificate of Appreciation and ALR Chapter 200 member photograph 2013, 2014

box 10

black denim vest with "Chapter 852 American Legion Riders, CA" patch undated

box 2, folder 2

commemorative coins; key-chain; poker chip; and patches undated

box 2, folder 3

Harley-Davidson poker chips undated

box 3, folder 3

Harley-Davidson travel coaster undated

box 9

Harley-Davidson museum membership welcome package. Includes key-chain. circa 2013

box 16

Harley Davidson shadow box with images that showcase the uses of the 1942 WLA motorcycle during World War II. 2010

box 13

Harley-Davidson Tank Collection, Holiday 2014 2014

box 9

Harley-Davidson pen 2006

box 10

Harley-Davidson denim vest with HOG patches undated

box 2, folder 4

"Grace Will Lead Me Home: A Vietnam Veteran's Testimony" by Ronald E. Allen and Pastor Jerry Ross 2003

box 2, folder 5

Mother Earth LA- photography service advertisement (two copies) undated

box 2, folder 6

One Plus One Visual Associates- photographs of carnival renderings; Juneteenth letterhead; Taste of Orange County flyers; and brochure 1988; 1996; undated

box 2, folder 7

"Don Bosco Technical Institute, Annual Report 1997-1998"; and poster circa 1998

box 3, folder 1-2

Patches- "HOG; "All the Way"; "Black Sheep HDFC"; and others 2012; 2013; 2016; undated

box 3, folder 4

Black Sheep HDFC 15 2002-2004- Sticker and Bandana circa 2004

box 9

Black Sheep HDFC "Best Trike" award 2014

box 9

"Black Sheep" banner with pins. Includes Black Sheep HDFC pins; Run for the Wall; "HOG"; and other pins 2012-2015; undated

box 17

Best Trike, Down Hog Rally (award), Black Sheep HDFC 2014

box 10

three leather vests with patches and pins for organizations and events such as "HOG", "Black Sheep HDFC"'; "Run for the Wall"; and others undated

box 3, folder 5

"Road Captain" arm badge; injured warrior run ribbon 2013; undated

box 3, folder 6

shell casing; support our troops (bell); Navy (sticker); dog tags; thank you for your service (card); and Blanton 5th District (sticker)

box 3, folder 7

Colorado Middle School pen; cross necklace; crochet cross; Tri-Sons Arizona business card undated

box 3, folder 8

Lucas Oil (MAVTV) playing cards and bandana undated

box 3, folder 9

wristbands (mostly armed services themed) 2012; undated

box 3

"In Appreciation Charles B. Blanton, 1989 California State University Fullerton" (glass picture frame) circa 1989

box 4

Scrapbook February 13, 1950; February 13, 1952; October 13, 1975; August 15, 1981; January 1984; February 1994; undated

Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook contains material mostly related to Blanton's retirement from Compton Unified School District circa January 1984. Included are photographs, congratulatory notes, and poems. Also included in this scrapbook are memorial tribute programs for Ms. Robbi Lee Bowen, Miss Zuleka Bowen, and Mr. John Henry Boyd; obituary for Wilma B. Adams; a photocopy of a telegram sent to Ludie Bowens from Leaka Bowen regarding their mother's passing; and genealogy documents for the decendants of Sally Parks.
box 4, folder 2

Photographs of Professor Frank Cummings III (CSU, Fullerton); and one image taken by Blanton 1985; undated

Language of Material: English.
box 4, folder 3

black-and-white photographs of Alcatraz taken by Charles Blanton for the National Park Service 1985

Language of Material: English.
box 5

Photographs undated

Scope and Contents

This box contains photographs of California State University Fullerton president Jewel Plummer Cobb; an image of astronaut Ronald McNair; images taken at the Million Man March; and stereograph cards of African American troops and other wartime and military images; children; dirigible balloons; Japan; India; Yosemite; Ireland; and others.
box 6

stereograph viewer undated

box 7-8

children's toys that belonged to Blanton's father undated

Scope and Contents

Includes two toys: child on a bicycle; animals on wheels
box 9

"PED Corp Key Person Award" for Charles Blanton July 3, 1991

box 9

Gavel "Thanks to Charles Blanton 1999 Bosco/Ramona Swimming Booster President" 1999

box 11

two rattles with stands; empty box for a pickup truck toy car kit undated

box 12

baseball hats undated

Scope and Contents

includes twenty seven hats for Harley-Davidson; Black Sheep HDFC; HOG state rallies; Run for the Wall; Phantom Rat; New York Taxi; Catalina Island; and others.
box 14

Cup Scout and Boy Scout Troop 341 neckerchief slides circa 1950s-1960s

box 15

Sweater with a patch that says "LCC" on right arm; and the number "78" on left arm. undated

box 17

baseball glove undated