The Fredrick K. Foote Jr. Collection consists of a broad range of materials created and accumulated by Fredrick K. Foote Jr.
throughout his attendance at Sacramento City College during the turbulent 1960's. It not only documents Mr. Foote’s time at
Sacramento City College, but also the history of the turbulent times during the Vietnam War during the 1960’s. Items date
from 1967 to 1990.
Fredrick K. Foote is a Sacramento native, Sacramento City College student and later an instructor. Mr. Foote left Sacramento
City College to serve in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, after completing his service he returned to Sacramento City
College. During the Vietnam War campus life had become somber and subdued. Mr. Foote had a new appreciation for standing
up for what he believes in after serving in the Air Force. Mr. Foote co-found the Black Student Union a group for African-American
students on the SCC campus. The work of Mr. Foote and his fellow SCC students led to the creation of the School of African
American Thought in Oak Park neighborhood, a satellite campus of SCC for ethnic studies courses.
0.4 Cubic Feet (11 folders)
Permission for publication is given on behalf of Sacramento City College Special Collections as the owner of the physical
items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Collection open for research.