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African American Photograph 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

African American Servicemen Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SPC-2019-004

This scrapbook contains mostly black-and-white photographs featuring images of African American servicemen of the 4th Armored Division in Germany participating in various recreational activities, as well as images taken during military training.

Dates: 1963

Margarita Mendez Diaz Scrapbook and Photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SPC-2020-027
Abstract This collection contains one scrapbook as well as approximately 370 photographs and postcards; nine contracts; one American Guild of Variety Artists membership application; one broadside; and other documents regarding Margarita Mendez Diaz- a Mexican American performer who was known for her dancing and burlesque shows. The scrapbook includes press clippings, advertisements, and press briefs associated with Diaz's performances in Mexico, Alaska, California, Spain, and France. Also included in...
Dates: 1929-1977; undated ; Majority of material found within 1945-1955

Harry Leimkuhler Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SPC-2018-048

This collection contains one scrapbook presumably compiled by Rosalind Rowen featuring black-and-white photographs of mostly Harry Leimkuhler, as well as telegrams, letters, poems, love notes, and cards to and from Leimkuhler’s fiance, Rosalind. Also included are memorial service programs, obituaries, and condolence cards for Harry.

Dates: circa 1930-1939

Leuzinger High School Collection

Identifier: SPC-2013-002
Abstract The Leuzinger High School Collection consists of various school related materials beginning from its establishment in 1930 until 2010. Contents include: class photographs and images taken of team sports, teachers, and students; sports programs; issues of "The Olympian" newspaper; yearbooks; musical and theater programs, and audio recordings; The Alumnus newspaper, commencement programs, aerial views and layouts of the LHS campus and facilities; scrapbooks; documents related to the history of...
Dates: 1906, 1929-2010; undated

Betty Jean Thornton Smith Scrapbook

Identifier: SPC-2020-026
Scope and Contents The Betty Jean Thornton Smith Scrapbook collection (1949-1978; 2005; undated) contains one scrapbook that details the life of Betty Jean Thornton Smith, an African American model, actress, teacher, and school principal. Many of the pages are inscribed with "mom" making the scrapbook's most likely compiler, Smith's child. This scrapbook contains mostly clippings and other material that relates to Smith's time at Lincoln University- a HBCU in Jefferson City, Missouri, such as reports on plays,...
Dates: 1949-1978; 2005; undated ; Majority of material found within 1950s-1960s

Southern California Photograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SPC-2019-001

This collection contains one album with black-and-white photographs featuring images of houses, people, farms, and animals taken mostly in Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles, and Oxnard, California. Also included are images taken in Manhattan Beach featuring workers possibly laying down pipes; images taken in Phoenix, Arizona; and photographs taken in Mendon, Missouri.

Dates: 1914-1917, undated