Flier for the Los Angeles County Negro Democratic Club, circa 1937
- Flier for the Los Angeles County Negro Democratic Club, circa 1937
- Alternative title
- Higher Administration in Education
- Date Created
Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
Flier advertising the Los Angeles County Negro Democratic Club, with two photographs and captions.
Robert Bentley Strather was a civic worker and Elks club official. He was the California State Senate Sergeant at Arms, and a public relations counselor.
Gilbert W. Lindsay was on the board of directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from 1953 to 1958. He became Los Angeles's first black council member in about 1963, and served in that capacity for 27 years.
Fay Allen was a member of the Los Angeles City Board of Education, an organist, a teacher, a civil rights activist, and political strategist. She was the first African American woman to be elected to the Board of Education, and she founded the Black Musicians’ Union in the early 1900s. She believed in working with diverse communities to foster civic engagement and social uplift.
- 1 photograph
- Subject topic
African American civic leaders
City council members
African American civil rights workers
Lindsay, Gilbert W. (Gilbert William), 1900-1990
Strather, Robert B. (Robert Bentley), 1889 or 90-1957
Allen, Fay, 1889-1974
- Subject geographic
- Los Angeles (Calif.)
- Resource type
- still image