Yvonne Shelton and Katherine Alexander, Los Angeles, 1940s
- Yvonne Shelton and Katherine Alexander, Los Angeles, 1940s
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- Walter L. Gordon, Jr./William C. Beverly, Jr. Collection
Yvonne, with sister Katherine Alexander, was a bail bonds agent who ran the Shelton Bail Bonds Co. She and her sister were the first black women to become licensed agents in the state of California.
Katherine "Kat" Alexander (née Catherine Porter) started out as a secretary for Walter L. Gordon, Jr. She and sister Yvonne Shelton became bail bonds agents. Together they ran the Shelton Bail Bonds Co., and were the first black women licensed to do so in California. Katherine was also an avid bowler. She passed away in 2000 at age 80.
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L to R: Yvonne Shelton with older sister Katherine Alexander.
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Alexander, Katherine, 1921 or 22-2000
Shelton, Yvonne, 1934-2001
- California--Los Angeles
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- still image
African American bail bond agents--California--Los Angeles
African American women--California--Los Angeles
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