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Geraldine M. Johnson papers, 1973-1997 (bulk 1985-1997).
BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 5; BANC MSS 2009/113 box 1; BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 1; BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Geraldine M. Johnson papers, 1973-1997 (bulk 1985-1997)

Creator/Contributor:

Johnson, Geraldine M., 1933-, creator

Abstract:

The collection documents Johnson's work as an activist and includes correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings and subject files relating to the numerous organizations she was involved with. Materials have been broken down according to relevant organization/ project with reference files and personalia filed at the end of the collection.

Date:

1985 (issued)

Subject:

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Johnson, Geraldine M -- 1933- -- Archives
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.)
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.). -- Northern California Chapter.
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.). -- National Women's Committee.
San Francisco Housing Development Corporation.
Women labor leaders -- United States
African American women -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Collection processed at the container level in 2011.
Geraldine M. Johnson papers, BANC MSS 2009/113, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Leo L. Robinson; 2009.
Digital material transferred to the Digital Collections of the Bancroft Library.
Geraldine Johnson was an activist in the San Francisco Bay Area who engaged with varied and diverse issues both individually and through her participation in various organizations from the 1970s through the 1990s. She served as chairperson of the Northern California chapter of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (an advocacy organization for African-American laborers), helped formulate and lobby for the approval of the Mission Bay project (a proposed development project meant to create an affordable community for the economically disadvantaged to live and work), coordinated the San Francisco African-American Community Economic Development Conference (a meeting to engage in discourse regarding the issue of African-American poverty), served as first vice chair of the San Francisco Housing Development Corporation (a group seeking to provide affordable housing to low-income San Francisco residents). She was a member of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and served as the executive officer of the Thursday Group (a corporation interested in battling African-American poverty through community and economic development).
In English.

Physical Description:

print
4 cartons, 1 box (5.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 5
BANC MSS 2009/113 box 1
BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 1
BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 2
BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 3
BANC MSS 2009/113 carton 4
BANC MSS 2009/113
BANC MSS 2009/113

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.