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Michael Brailove Photographic Negatives (1964) SFP 103
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The Michael Brailove Photographic Negatives consists of 83 black and white 120 format film negatives that depict commercial businesses, residences and Freedom House meetings in the Western Addition neighborhood, San Francisco, California in 1964. The images provide a look at the commercial businesses in the Western Addition including storefronts and business owners. The Freedom House was located at 1832 Fillmore Street and the images show the exterior of the building as well as attendees of a meeting. Includes images documenting a Freedom House Block Party on Redwood Street at Laguna Street.
Michael Isaac Brailove was born in 1939 to Sylvia and Morris Brailove in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Brailove grew up in New Jersey and attended Brandeis University in Massachusetts for his undergraduate degree. Brailove moved to California in 1960 to attend graduate school at University of California at Berkeley. His master's degree was in Spanish and his doctorate in romance languages. In 1961, Brailove married Kathy Jean Chernick in Alameda County, California. In 1965, Brailove was one of the founders of Cowell College Faculty at University of California at Santa Cruz. While living in Santa Cruz, Brailove was an active member of the Martin Luther King Direct Action Committee. The couple moved back to New Jersey by the early 1970s. In the 1990s Brailove worked in adult education in a labor union setting and as an antique dealer. Brailove currently resides in New Jersey.
1 folder (83 black and white 120 format film negatives)
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