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Compton (Calif.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Blanton Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-046

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

Violet E. Bromark Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-004

The collection contains correspondence, directories, and other materials that give insight into the professional career of Violet E. Bromark, a Compton city teacher, from 1926-1958.

Dates: 1926-1958; undated

Jim Brown Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-045

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

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: 1934-1937; 1946; undated

Ira Clark Collection

Identifier: SPC-2019-039

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 125 Historical Society Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-005

The collection contains newspapers, periodicals, photographs, yearbooks, and other materials that provide insight into the history and community of Compton, CA.

Dates: 1896-2020; undated

Compton Earthquake Postcards and Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SPC-2019-016

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 High School Time Capsule

Identifier: SPC-2022-031

The Compton High School Time Capsule Collection includes information on the cornerstone, correspondence, city maps, pamphlets, school and club yearbooks, history on the city of Compton, school and city newspapers, information on the 1933 earthquake, and club and organization’s list of officers and members.

Dates: 1903-1935

Compton History Collection

Identifier: SPC-2005-001

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
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1908-1978; Majority of material found within 1926-1964