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African American Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2021-003
Abstract This collection contains 15 photograph albums, as well as single and loose photographs featuring images of African Americans. Images depict families; children; soldiers; and infants in a variety of settings and participating in many activities such as parties and events; holidays such as Christmas and Easter; inside and in front of homes; in front of cars; birthdays; churches; parks; vacations; and others. Also included in this collection are school, graduation, and military portraits; and...
Dates: circa 1920s-1990s

Neil Boyer Photography Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2017-015
Abstract This collection contains photographs and negatives taken by Neil Boyer, a commercial photographer based in the South Bay Area of Southern California. Clients include: businesses and organizations; families; models; bands; and others who hired Boyer for portraits; public relations and marketing purposes; product photography; holiday and Christmas cards; and events. Material types include: black-and-white and color negative film; color transparency film; slide film; polaroids; proof sheets;...
Dates: 1971-2019; undated; Majority of material found within 1980-2000

Alvan Burton Photograph Collection

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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

Colonisation Japonaise au Perou

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-011
Abstract

This collection contains one photo album complied by a Japanese Peruvian family in which the photos depict the daily occurances and the people of the Japanese Peruvian community from 1930 to 1950. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: 1930-1950

Toshio Oku Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-012
Abstract

The Toshio Oku photo album comprises of a collection of photographs that primarily documents the life of Toshio Oku while he, his father, Naojiro Henry, mother, Misao, and sister, Hideko Louise, were incarcerated at Tule Lake Incarceration Camp in Newell, California during World War II. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: 1942-1946

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