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Alfred and Bernice Ligon Aquarian 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

Glenn M. Anderson Papers

Identifier: SPC-1983-001
Overview This collection comprises papers related to the long political career of Glenn M. Anderson, who served in California as mayor of the city of Hawthorne, as State Assemblyman, and as Lieutenant Governor, then represented the state in the House of Representatives. The wide-ranging collection contains legislation, reports, correspondence, scrapbooks, newsletters, audio-visual material, and other items recording Anderson’s deep involvement in the political issues facing California and the United...
Dates: 1870s-2000; Majority of material found in 1940-1994

"California Eagle"

Identifier: SPC-2021-002
Scope and Contents This collection contains Vol. 21, issues 10-29 of the "California Eagle"(June 5, 1950-October 19, 1950), one of the oldest black-owned and operated newspapers in the United States during its run from 1979-1964. In its early days, the newspaper provided housing and job information for Black settlers transitioning to life on the West Coast. After Charlotta Bass took over the newspaper in 1912, she started directing the newspaper toward reporting on issues affecting Black and minortiy...
Dates: June 5, 1950-October 19, 1950

Melvin House Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-030
Overview This collection contains material belonging to Melvin House, an African American electrician and high school gymnast living in Los Angeles, California. Included in this collection are documents, photographs, ephemera, articles, booklets, pamphlets, and other material relating to House's education, career, friends and family; as well as his interests in spirituality, politics, religion, and the Nation of Islam.
Dates: 1929-1971; undated

I.F. Stone's Weekly Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-021
Overview Various issues of political newsletter, "I.F. Stone's Weekly", Vol. 2-19.
Dates: 1954-1966

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