Creator/Contributor:Pittman, Tarea Hall., creator
Creator/Contributor:Current, Gloster B. (Gloster Bryant), 1913-
Creator/Contributor:Wilkins, Roy, 1901-
Creator/Contributor:California Committee for Fair Employment Practices
The collection consists of: many groups of photographs commemorating activities and events involving Pittman and the NAACP
Regional Office during the years 1951-1970; publications issued by the Office or other organizations active in civil rights
during this period; and Pittman's office files maintained during this period, including some personal material.
Boxes 2189-2193. Photographs: Events. -- Box 2194. Photographs: Individuals. -- Boxes 2195-2196. Photographs: Unidentified.
-- Boxes 2197-2198. Publications. -- Boxes 2199-2201. NAACP Regional Office Files: Internal office. -- Boxes 2202-2204. NAACP
Regional Office Files: Issues and events. -- Box 2205. NAACP Regional Office Files: Chapters. -- Box 2206. NAACP Regional
Office Files: California Committee for Fair Employment Practices (FEPC). -- Box 2207. NAACP Regional Office Files: Personal
Pittman, Tarea Hall -- Archives
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- West Coast Regional Office -- Archives
California Committee for Fair Employment Practices.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History
The collection is organized into three series: photographs, publications, and NAACP Regional Office files.
Tarea Hall Pittman was a native of Bakersfield, Calif., a member of one of the pioneer families of Kern County. She received
her B.A. degree from San Francisco State College and a Master of Social Welfare degree from the University of California,
Berkeley. While attending Berkeley she began a career in radio, founding the program "Negroes in the news" with which she
would be affiliated for many years. Always active in civic affairs, Pittman accepted an appointment as field secretary for
the NAACP, heading the West Coast Regional Office until she retired in 1970.
19 manuscript boxes : ill., ports.
MANUSCRIPT Boxes 2189-2207