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Patricia Freeman papers, 1945-1989 (bulk 1971-1989).
BANC MSS 89/163 c BOX 1; BANC MSS 89/163 c CARTON 1; BANC MSS 89/163 c CARTON 2; BANC MSS 89/163 c; ...
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Title:

Patricia Freeman papers, 1945-1989 (bulk 1971-1989)

Creator/Contributor:

Freeman, Patricia, 1924-, creator

Abstract:

Conference materials gathered by Patricia Freeman from NAACP West Coast Regional Conferences (1977-1987), NAACP Region 1 Leadership Conferences (1972-1988), and NAACP Northern Area Conferences (1974-1987); NAACP Region 1 annual reports (1974-1982); Freeman's subject files, including files on ACT-SO, the development of youth councils, the El Cerrito Youth Council, education, the Oakland police, the Richmond police, the Southern Alameda Youth and College Chapter of the NAACP, NAACP newsletters from 1945, Virna Canson (Director of Region 1 of the NAACP), youth policy, and Youthlines newsletter and radio show. There is also a draft of Freeman's NAACP Youth and College Manual, which was published in 1986.

Date:

1971 (issued)

Subject:

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Freeman, Patricia -- 1924- -- Archives
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- West Coast Region.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- El Cerrito Branch.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- El Cerrito Youth Council.
African American youth -- California -- El Cerrito
African American youth -- Education -- California
African American youth -- California -- Social conditions
African American youth -- California -- Economic conditions
African American youth -- California -- Societies and clubs

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Patricia Freeman papers, BANC MSS 89/163 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Patricia Freeman ; 1989.
Related collection: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Region I records (BANC MSS 78/180 c)
Patricia Freeman was president of the El Cerrito branch of the NAACP from 1972 to 1976. Prior to her involvement in the NAACP, Freeman was active in other East Bay community organizations, including the Kensington Community Council, the League of Women Voters, and the Hilltop Women's Democratic Club. She formed the El Cerrito Youth Council of the NAACP in 1974 and served as Northern California Youth Advisor for from 1978 to 1984. In the mid-1980s, Freeman became an advocate for the NAACP's ACT-SO program (Afro-Academic Cultural Technological and Scientific Olympics), a scholarship program intended to identify and celebrate educational excellence among African-American youth.
In English.

Physical Description:

print
2 cartons (2.5 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 89/163 c BOX 1
BANC MSS 89/163 c CARTON 1
BANC MSS 89/163 c CARTON 2
BANC MSS 89/163 c
BANC MSS 89/163 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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