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Charles Blanton Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-046
Overview This collection contains material belonging to Charles Blanton, a former resident of Compton, CA. A majority of this collection is comprised of material from his time as a member of Black Sheep Harley Davidsons for Christ Motorcycle Ministry (Black Sheep HDFC); stereograph cards; and Centennial High School yearbooks and memory books from reunions.
Dates: 1950-2016; undated

Jim Brown Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-045
Overview This collection contains 16 yearbooks from Compton, California. Included are the Compton College student yearbook, "The Dar-U-Gar"; Compton Senior High School yearbooks, "El Companile"; and one yearbook from Frank L. Walton Junior High School.
Dates: 1953-1963

Ken Carpenter Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-042
Overview This collection contains athletic event programs, correspondence, magazines, photographs, certificates, postcards, and other material mostly related to Ken Carpenter's college athletic career in discus including his time on the United States track-and-field team during the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany where he won a gold medal.
Dates: 1935-1937; undated

Ira Clark Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-039
Overview This collection contains material belonging to Ira Clark, an instructor at Pepperdine College Continuing Education Program who resided in Compton, California. A majority of the material in this collection relates to Clark's career as an educator and instructor such as syllabi; reports; instructional guides; and handbooks. Other items in this collection include photographs, magazines, and event programs.
Dates: 1951-1995; undated

Compton (CA.) Newspaper Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-003
Scope and Contents This collection contains bound volumes of Compton, California newspapers during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Includes both daily and weekly newspapers. Newspaper titles include "Compton Herald"(1935-1957), "Compton-Herald-American" (1941-1956), "Compton Journal" (1942-1949) and "Compton News Tribune"(1946).
Dates: 1935-1957

Compton Earthquake Postcards and Photographs

Identifier: SPC-2019-016
Overview This collection contains 27 postcards featuring black-and-white images taken in Compton, California in 1933. Most of the images were taken in the aftermath of an earthquake that hit Long Beach, California that year. Images featured include the Young Hotel, Stockwell Building, First National Bank, Aranbe Hotel, a drugstore, the view from Main Street; and other buildings and homes.
Dates: 1933

Compton History Collection

Identifier: SPC-2005-001
Overview The collection includes newsclippings, histories, flyers, newsletters, minutes, correspondence, programs, yearbooks, municipal papers, and histories related to or about the city of Compton. Subjects include commerce, education, private residences, historic preservation, city anniversaries, and natural disasters.
Dates: 1869-1998

Del Amo Estate Company Collection

Identifier: SPC-1979-001
Overview This collection includes ledgers, business and financial papers, correspondence, photographs, maps, prints, newspaper clippings and other materials related to the incorporation, operations, and liquidation of the Del Amo Estate Company. There are also some personal papers of the company’s founder, Gregorio del Amo. The collection shows aspects of land use and development in Southern California, and is particularly interesting in detailing the construction and development of the Del Amo Shopping...
Dates: 1908-1978; Majority of material found within 1926-1964

Documenting COVID-19 in Southern Los Angeles County Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-018
Overview This collection documents the COVID-19 pandemic as experienced by California State University, Dominguez Hills and Southern Los Angeles County community members. This collection includes student diaries, essays, letters, blogs, digital photographs, videos, local periodicals, and artworks. All materials in this collection are born-digital items, except for two boxes of Daily Breeze newspaper articles which are restricted to on-site use only. Material in this...
Dates: circa February 2020-May 2021

Eilers (Charles H.) Collection

Identifier: SPC-2014-003
Overview This collection contains materials related to Charles “Carl” H. Eilers (1875-1948) and his family. The Eilers owned and farmed Rancho San Pedro Lands between Dominguez, Alameda, Del Amo, and Santa Fe streets in what was to become Carson, CA from 1889 to 1958. Included in the collection are deeds and title papers, tax reports, receipts, statements, court papers and legal documents, ledgers, correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, and books. Bulk of material in English, with some...
Dates: 1872-2009; Majority of material found within Bulk 1889-1958

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