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B-E Collection: Lesbians and Their Careers

Identifier: SPC-2021-020

This collection contains oral history interviews of lesbians discussing their lives and includes discussions regarding childhood, careers, coming out, lesbian relationships, family, hobbies, education, and other topics. Material in this collection is available to view at:Lesbians and Their Careers (B-E Collection)

Dates: March 2021-September 2022

Bass Family Correspondence

Identifier: SPC-2020-005
Abstract Bass Family Correspondence comprises the correspondence and family documents of the Bass Family from Nebraska, who were involved in early American socialism and the labor movement. The collection documents the family history through the eyes of descendant Jeanne Morgan, a community advocate, author, and artist who conducted thorough research into her family’s genealogy throughout her adult life. The collection documents the story of the Bass family through letters, documents, heirloom...
Dates: 1909-2012, undated

Alvan Burton Photograph Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-023
Abstract This collection showcases the photographs of Alvan Robert Burton (1925-2009), a well-respected Black photographer, community advocate, youth mentor, and Air Force veteran. After serving in World War II, Burton opened a photography studio in the Central Avenue neighborhood of Los Angeles, where he documented the lives of those in his community, particularly the students of Thomas Jefferson High School. This expansive collection includes photographs and negatives from throughout Burton’s...
Dates: 1940-1981, undated

Sait Furman Letters

Identifier: SPC-1900-008
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters to Mrs. Sait Furman, San Jose, California, from various female relatives including Jennie Mullen of Kneeland, CA and A. MacKay. Letters document family life, domestic concerns, family members, livestock, and daily routine. Family photographs include snapshots, tintypes, two cabinet cards, and carte de visite images.

Dates: 1919-1936

Lynch Family Letters

Identifier: SPC-2010-001
Abstract This collection consists primarily of the personal letters of Dorothy Lynch to her older sister, Faye Bell. The letters chronicle the lives of Dorothy Lynch and of her immediate family in Long Beach, California, over the decades from 1926 to 1980; the letters also provide a glimpse of the lives of Dorothy Lynch's immediate and extended family in California and in other states. The correspondence covers the complexities of family life, marriage, child rearing, and Dorothy's life as a...
Dates: 1926-1980

Pickering family correspondence and photographs

Identifier: SPC-2020-037
Abstract This collection contains mostly correspondence sent between members of the Pickering family from the 1860s-1930s. A majority of the correspondence is sent between two sisters, Nelle Pontz Pickering and Ethel Pontz McCown during the early 20th century where they discussed their daily lives and families. This collection also includes other letters sent to Nelle from her family and friends; letters sent from Nelle to her husband, Maylin during his time as a Major in the Aviation Section, Signal...
Dates: 1855-1944; undated; Majority of material found within 1902-1936

Sailor's Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SPC-1900-040
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 180 black-and-white photographs featuring images of sailors in their uniforms; images of United States Navy personnel; ships; images taken on ports and battleships; images presumably of sailors' friends and family; and pictures taken in front of homes. Many of the images area a part of a scrapbook that contains pictures of families; portrait style images of woman in a kimono and a woman in a sailor uniform; United States Navy personnel in their...
Dates: 1919-1925; circa 1920s

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