Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Charles Blanton Collection
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.
Violet E. Bromark Collection
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.
Jim Brown Collection
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.
Ken Carpenter Collection
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.
Ira Clark Collection
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.
Compton 125 Historical Society Collection
The collection contains newspapers, periodicals, photographs, yearbooks, and other materials that provide insight into the history and community of Compton, CA.
Compton Earthquake Postcards and Photographs
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.
Compton High School Time Capsule
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.
Compton History Collection
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.