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Finding Aid of Fredrick K. Foote Jr. Collection
Fredrick K. Foote Jr. Collection located in box in Special Collection room, LRC 307  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Finding Aid of Fredrick K. Foote Jr. Collection
    Dates: 1967-1990
    Collection Number: Fredrick K. Foote Jr. Collection located in box in Special Collection room, LRC 307
    Extent: 0.4 Cubic Feet (11 folders)
    Repository: Sacramento City College
    Sacramento, California 95822
    Abstract: 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.
    Language of Material: English


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Finding Aid of Fredrick K. Foote Jr. Collection. Sacramento City College

    Biography/Administrative History

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains a number of items related to the civil rights movement at Sacramento City College. The collection also contains correspondence between campus clubs and the Los Rios Community College District. Information on the Black Student Union including club minutes and club publications are in the collection. The collection includes full editions of The Pony Express and clippings, as well as several copies of Third World News a newspaper on minority issues. In addition, the collection contains items about Mr.Foote himself including correspondence with district and campus administration. Unfoldered: Deed of Gift (copy) Frederick K. Foote list of publications Main Line Fall 2014 Main Line Article about Mr. Foote Fall 2014 Pioneer Yearbook Spring 1969 Pioneer Yearbook Fall 1968-9 Additional Collection Guides: Folder 1: Sacramento City College I Folder 2: Sacramento City College II Folder 3: Oak Park School and African-American Thought Folder 4: Black Student Affairs Folder 5: Black City News Paper Folder 6: Third World News Folder 7: Third World Liberation Front Folder 8: UC Davis Folder 9: Investments Folder 10: FOIA Act Folder 11: The Chicago "7