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Overview Dr. Hansonia Caldwell is professor emeritus of music at California State University Dominguez Hills, with academic specialties in music, African-American music history, piano, choral conducting and humanities. She was a faculty member at CSUDH for more than 40 years and founded the CSUDH Jubilee Choir and the African Diaspora Sacred Music and Musicians program.
Found in: University Archives
Overview Materials created and collected by and about Jester Hairston, and administrative materials related to Hairston's centennial celebration. Materials include manuscripts, music and lyrics, articles, and administrative files.
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of music, primarily African American sacred music such as gospel and spirituals, in avariety of formats, including sheet music, anthologies, and books. The collection also contains personal papers detailing Jones' education, choral, and church activities, musical education and instructional materials, and music history.
Dates: 1881-2000; Majority of material found in 1930s-1990s
Overview The Marguerite P. Justice Papers collection includes, correspondence, photographs, reports, pamphlets, speeches, and other materials regarding the Los Angeles Police Depatment, Los Angeles Police Commission, and varying clubs and organization in the city of Los Angeles.
Dates: circa 1930s-1990s
Overview Albert John Joseph McNeil is an American choral conductor, ethnomusicologist, author, and founder of the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers. His career has been dedicated to upholding choral music traditions with the presentation of Negro spirituals and concert music by African American composers. He is Professor Emeritus of Music at the University of California, Davis, where he was director of choral activities for 22 years and headed the Music Education Program.
Abstract This collection includes sheet music, performance notes, performance programs, chorale rosters, photos, a book, journal articles, correspondence documents, and multimedia related to the Shambrey Chorale. Choral works include early traditional sacred church music and hymns from 16th century styles to contemporary styles, compositions from canonical European composers, traditional negro spirituals, gospel, jazz, musical theater, U.S Patriotic, American Folk Songs, Christmas themes, and...
Overview This collection is comprised of various research items compiled by Carolee Gardner Trefts, including her own writings. It mainly documents the history of the Pasadena, California School Board's controversy regarding desegregation and busing effecting the minority students and the internal turmoil within the school board itself between members and school parents. The research also includes a manuscript by Harry Tyler from the 1950s and 1960s, which provides background information for some of the...
Dates: 1963-1979, 1981, 1983, 1999, 2004; Majority of material found within 1970-1979
Overview This collection contains the papers, photographs, videos, and musical recordings related to organist, conductor, and musicologist Dr. Don Lee White. The collection documents African-American church music, church history, and the evolution of spiritual music in African-American churches. It also includes several compilations of hymns along with audio and video recordings of church and classical performances.
Dates: 1772-2010; Majority of material found in 1980-2010
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of photographs, posters, programs, tour materials, ephemera, and costumes related to Virginia White's tenure as a member of the Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers. The collection also contains several scrapbooks compiled by fellow Jubilee Singers member Jacquelyn Sebastian.
- Subject: African Americans -- California X
- California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections 8
- University Archives 1
- Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers 2
- Caldwell, Hansonia L. (Hansonia LaVerne), 1944- 2
- Hairston, Jester, 1901-2000 2
- Clark, Steve 1
- Community Care and Development Services 1
- Cortines, Ramon C. 1
- Greater Los Angeles Community Action Agency 1
- Johnson, Charles B. 1
- Johnson, Lionel 1
- Justice, Marguerite P. , 1921-2009 1
- Justice, William H. 1
- Lanterman, Frank 1
- Lester, Herbert 1
- Lester, Nora Jean 1
- Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department 1
- McNeil, Albert 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
- National Association of Negro Musicians (U.S.) 1
- Pasadena (Calif.). Board of Education 1
- Pasadena Education Association 1
- Pasadena Unified School District 1
- Robinson, Inez 1
- Shambrey Chorale 1
- Shambrey, Celestine, 1911-2001 1
- Sheats, Samuel C. 1
- Smith, Pia 1
- Smith, Shirlee 1
- Spangler, Nancy Anne 1
- Tejeda, Judy 1
- Trefts, Carolee Gardner 1
- Tyler, Harry E. 1
- Watts Labor Community Action Committee (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1
- White, Don Lee, -2010 1
- White, Virginia 1
- Young Women's Christian Association 1 ∧ less