Norman O. Houston, Edythe A. Houston, and Mr. Finkelberg, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Norman O. Houston, Edythe A. Houston, and Mr. Finkelberg, Los Angeles, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Norman O. Houston was one of the first African Americans to earn a varsity letter in football at UC Berkeley. He graduated from UCLA and became an executive with the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company. He was appointed president of the Los Angeles NAACP in 1964. He participated in the 1965 Selma, Alabama March. He was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare during the Nixon adminisatration 1971-1973.
Edythe Houston was the wife of Norman Houston, of the Golden State Insurance Company.
Mr. Finkelberg (first name unknown) was an insurance salesman.
All information concerning the content and description of the image was provided by Walter Gordon.
Mr. Finkelberg is seated at the far left. Just behind him are Edith and Norman Houston.
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Insurance agents--California--Los Angeles
African American insurance executives--California--Los Angeles
Houston, Norman O., 1893-1981
Houston, Edythe A. (Edythe Adelaide), 1904-1995
- California--Los Angeles
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- still image
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