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Alfred and Bernice Ligon Aquarian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2015-001
Overview This collection contains archival materials and rare books related to Alfred and Bernice Ligon as the proprietors and founders of The Aquarian Book Shop and Aquarian Spiritual Center in Los Angeles, CA; their interests in African American history and culture; and studies and teaching of metaphysics, occultism and black gnostic studies. The archival collection concentrates on the operations and events of the Book Shop, curriculum of the Spiritual Center, and African American culture. The rare...
Dates: Late 1800s - 2014; Bulk 1941-1996

"Beloved" [screenplay]

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: SPC-2018-006
Overview This collection contains an original screenplay with revisions for the movie adaptation of "Beloved"; based on the novel by Toni Morrison. Screenplay written by Adam Brooks and Richard LaGravenese.
Dates: May 22, 1997; September 11, 1997

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) Carolee Gardner Trefts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-001
Overview This collection is comprised of materials generated by Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) and collected by Carolee (Gardner) Trefts during her time spent working with the organization as an employee and later as author of a biography about the group's organizer, Ted Watkins. The Watts Labor Community Action Committee formed in 1965 prior to the Los Angeles (Watts) Riots of 1965 in an effort spearheaded by Ted Watkins, Sr. and supported by local labor unions, most notably, the...
Dates: 1947, 1964-1983, 1985-1988, 1990-1999, 2001-2003, 2005, 2007-2009, 2011, 2014-2015; Majority of material found within 1965-1999

Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2018-047
Overview This collection is comprised of materials generated and collected by the Watts Labor Community Action Committee (WLCAC). The Watts Labor Community Action Committee formed in 1965 prior to the Los Angeles (Watts) Riots of 1965 in an effort spearheaded by Ted Watkins, Sr. and supported by local labor unions, most notably the United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). Their purpose was/is to create and provide programs and services that serve the needs of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-2009; 1923-2009

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Jones, Michelle 2
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United States. Department of Labor. Manpower Administration 2
Watkins, Teryl 2
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Watkins, Ted, Sr., 1922-1993 2
Watkins, Timothy 2
Watts Labor Community Action Committee (Los Angeles, Calif.) 2
Acquah, Joseph 1
Angelou, Maya 1
Aquarian Spiritual Center (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
Armour, Alaine 1
Bailey, Alice, 1880-1949 1
Ben-Jochannan, Yosef 1
Bradley, Tom, 1917-1998 1
Brooks, Adam, 1956- 1
California. Governor (1975-1983 : Brown) 1
California. Office of Economic Opportunity 1
Cooper, J. California 1
DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 1
Ford Foundation 1
Gayle, Addison, Jr., 1932-1991 1
Giovanni, Nikki 1
Greenfield, Eloise 1
Gregory, Dick 1
Guy, Rosa 1
Haley, Alex 1
Hall, Manly P. (Manly Palmer), 1901-1990 1
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963 1
Himes, Chester B., 1909-1984 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Hurston, Zora Neale 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
Jackson, John G. 1
Jordan, June, 1936-2002 1
Kgositsile, Keorapetse 1
Killens, John Oliver, 1916-1987 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
King, Richard D. 1
LaGravenese, Richard 1
Lester, Julius 1
Ligon, Alfred, 1906-2002 1
Ligon, Bernice, 1912-2000 1
Lorde, Audre 1
Marshall, Paule, 1929-2019 1
Martin Luther King Jr. General Hospital 1
McNish, Richard P. 1
Meeds, Virgil A. 1
Morrison, Toni 1
Nation of Islam (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Nickerson, Paulette M. 1
Pearson, Edward W. 1
Perry, Armagene Hasani 1
Robinette, Leonard L. 1
Rogers, J.A. (Joel Augustus), 1880-1966 1
Sanyika, Dadisi 1
Schrade, Paul 1
Shields, Raymond 1
Soyinka, Wole 1
Spraggins, Paul 1
Thurman, Howard, 1915-1998 1
United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development 1
Walker, Alice, 1944- 1
Walker, Margaret, 1915-1998 1
Watkins, Ted, Jr. 1
Weatherwax, John M. (John Martin), 1900-1984 1
Whitfield, Josephine 1
Winston, Henry, 1911-1986 1
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 1
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965 1
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