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Guide to the Thomas C. Fleming Papers
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Physical Description: 3 folders + 1 oversized box

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes two photographs, certificates, and programs.


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Box 1:1

Portrait of Thomas C. Fleming circa 1920s

Box 1:1

Thomas C. Fleming sitting at his desk 1987



Box 1:2

"86th birthday celebration for Thomas Fleming" 1993

Box 1:2

Thomas C. Fleming retirement celebration 1997

Box 1:2

Northern California Center for African American Museum & Life and the African American Museum and Library at Oakland honors Thomas C. Fleming nation's oldest black journalist 1999



Box 1:3

Congratulations Uncle Tom from: the Jeffrey family undated

Box OM13

The Sun Reporter plaque 1978



Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes an untitled autobiography, three copies of Fleming's Reflections on black history, a draft of his newspaper column, "Weekly report," and assorted newspaper clippings by and about Thomas C. Fleming.


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Box 1:4

Untitled autobiography [150 pp.] undated

Box 1:5

Reflections on black history [3 copies] 1997

Box 1:6

"Weekly report" undated

Box 1:7

Newspaper clippings 1983-2004



Physical Description: 1 box

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Fleming's hat and two smoking pipes.


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Box ART2

Hat undated

Box ART2

Smoking pipes [2] undated