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Resolutions of appreciation to Wilmont Sweeney
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Biography/Administrative History
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Resolutions of appreciation to Wilmont Sweeney
    Dates: 1966-1975
    Collection Number: 2015.034
    Extent: 2 items in box.
    Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
    Berkeley, California 94704
    Abstract: One plaque and one framed resolution.
    Language of Material: English


    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Berkeley Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the archivist of the Society. Permission for publication is given as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Resolutions of appreciation to Wilmont Sweeney. Berkeley Historical Society

    Biography/Administrative History

    Wilmont Sweeney (1925-1999) was the first African American to be elected to the Berkeley City Council in 1961; he served as vice mayor from 1969 to 1974, when he was appointed t the Municipal Court. He was apointed to the Superior Court in 1979 and served for many years in the Juvenile Court.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    One plaque from the City of Berkeley, 1966, and one framed resolution from the California State Senate, 1975