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Guide to the Savannah A. Van Dyke Bello Papers
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Richmond CORE activities

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes pamphlets, reports, flyers and newspaper clipping related to Bello’s work with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) Richmond. Also included are lists of Richmond CORE projects and a time line of events related to the history of the chapter.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:1

The relationship between racial balance and sound education in the San Francisco Unified School District 1962-09-01

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CORE sit-in songs pamphlet 1965

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The Campus CORE-lator,vol. I, no. 4, table of contents 1965-03-13

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newspaper clipping "Discriminatory Hiring," from the Flatlands newspaper [photocopy] 1966-05-21

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U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1968: As it applies to California (Title 8: Fair Housing Law) 1968

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Let's walk that walk and talk that talk public meeting flyer circa 1960s

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Richmond Housing Authority Equal Opportunity Housing Program agreement to CORE circa 1960s

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Interview with Michael Jones conducted by David Lance Goines transcript 1994-02-15

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Congress of Racial Equality Richmond, California time line of events and projects 2008-04

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Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) Richmond and San Francisco Bay Area list of projects undated

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CORE boycott list [photocopy] undated

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Handwritten list of Richmond CORE projects undated

 

School integration in the Richmond Unified School District

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes files held by Bello as participant in the Civil Rights Act Training Institute and Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation, and as board member of the Progressive Education League and Western Student Movement Richmond Tutoring Program. Included are strategy and progress reports, papers, action plans, correspondence, meeting minutes, and copies of the Leadership Training Institute’s Strategy newsletter.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by organization.
 

Civil Rights Act Training Institute 1965-1966

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Secondary school course offerings and related policies for the Richmond Unified School District brochure 1965-07

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Responsibilities of the Citizens Advisory Committee on De Facto Segregation, enrollment data and considerations for secondary schools of the Richmond Unified School District 1966-02-24

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Community awareness data parade of segregation witnesses [two copies] 1966-01-28

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Community awareness data Citizens’ Advisory Committee on De Facto Segregation 1966-03-02

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Community awareness data Citizens for Improved Education 1966-04-05

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Community awareness data Congress on Racial Equality submitted by Savannah Bello 1966-05

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Roster of invited community resource persons 1966-06

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Desegregation-integration strategy team progress report 1966-07-12

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“Richmond Unified School District faces the challenge in education” conference program 1966-11-12

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Paper on the Civil Rights Act Training institute and its impacts for civil rights groups circa 1966

 

Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation circa 1960s

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Statement by United States Senator Thomas H. Kuchel on Civil Rights 1963

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"Guidelines for school desegregation; A summary explanation of the revised statement of policies for school desegregation plans under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964" 1966-03-01

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Statement by Harold Howe II in connection with announcing revised school desegregation guidelines 1966-03-07

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Stanford University News Service release on Stanford doctoral dissertation by Theodore W. Parsons [two copies] 1966-03-24

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Letter from Dr. Marie Fielder and Dr. James L. Merrihew to certified personnel and school related (by board action) citizens re: Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation formal application 1965-05

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Pre-institute questionnaire Pre-institute questionnaire

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Imperatives of school desegregation held at Walter Helms Jr. High School 1966-06-27

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University of California Extension presents Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation: For selected persons in the Richmond Unified School District community information day event release 1965-06

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Letter from Gus Guichard to institute participants re: resident accommodations at Squaw Valley 1965-06

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Some considerations with respect to grouping in schools, with special reference to schools predominantly attended by individuals from non-dominant culture groups prepared by Peres School Parents for Better Education, Peres Elementary School, Richmond 1966-03-26

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Strategy newsletter 1966-07-03

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In-Service education progress report 1966-07-12

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Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation resident portion schedule 1966-07-12

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Desegregation committee – strategy planning secondary school desegregation 1966-07-13

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Strategy newsletter 1966-07-13

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Strategy newsletter [two copies] 1966-07-15

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Strategy newsletter 1966-08-22

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Blowing in the wind” lyric sheets [two copies] 1966

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Did you know-negro history [two copies] 1966

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Discussion groups [Squaw Valley] 1966

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The function of the sensitivity group demonstration in the staff training program [two copies] 1966

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General information sheet of details involving resident portion of the institute held at Squaw Valley 1966

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In-service education collaborative work session on “change agentry” 1966

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Leadership skit, issue: corporal punishment [two copies] 1966

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Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation bibliography [two copies] 1966

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Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation participant positions 1966

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Lines from readings 1966

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Materials distributed to date 1966

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Memo from Gus Guichard to institute participants re: communication among all participants 1966

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Memo from Gus Guichard to institute participants re: “mopping-up details” 1966

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Negro history teaches’ guide [three copies] 1966

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Project potential: interpretative guide for the tests of creativity 1966

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Report of the Strategy Planning Team on Grouping and Marking 1966

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Report from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party 1966

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Room assignments for strategy planning 1966

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Social interest guide 1966

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Squaw Valley State Recreation Area map 1966

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Strategy planning on history and literature 1966

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University of California Extension presents Leadership Training Institute in Problems of School Desegregation discussion groups roster 1966

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Why the in-service education fellows ’66-’67 1966

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Visitation weekend schedule 1966

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Visitation weekend schedule (revised) 1966

 

Progressive Education League 1968

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Progressive education league minutes 1968-11-03

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Progressive education league minutes [two copies] 1968-11-17

 

Western Student Movement Richmond Tutoring Program 1966

Box 1:5

Board of trustees meeting 1966-07-14

 

Assorted print materials

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes assorted newspaper clippings and a letter from the notary public to the Van Dyke family.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 1:6

Newspaper clipping "Back to school in Richmond…with lots of problems: New superintendent at odds with black community," from the Freedom News 1969-09

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Letter from the notary public of Alameda County to the Van Dyke family re: estate of Rebecca Van Dyke 1969-12-26

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Newspaper clipping "Protestor on Richmond Police back" circa 1960s

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Newspaper clipping "Making History: Former activities remember the movement," featuring photograph of Savannah Van Dyke Bello, from the Sunday Times, vol. 8, no. 281 1984-10-07

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Newspaper clipping "Ex-Justice Bird content off the bench" circa 1990s

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Newspaper clipping "It's all there in black and white," featuring photograph of Savannah Van Dyke Bello and Charlesetta Braggs-Ford circa 1990s

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Newspaper clipping Samuel Burns Jr. obituary circa 1990s

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Newspaper clipping "A day of recognition, honor, and thanks," from The Post 2005-02-23—2005-03-01