Pamphlet on the Manzanar Toy Loan Project, began in 1944. Topics include founding, organization, objectives, floor plan, and mimeographed forms used by the Center. Booklet also includes six black and white photographs of children at the Toy Loan Center.
Curriculum in Action, Volume 2 no. 1 November 1970. The Minority Student in California. Cover Photo and Caption: Discussing new materials on minority groups for possible integration into the curriculum are: From left: Dr. Alfred Artuso, superintendent; Fred Beteta, co-chairman of the Committee of 14; William Jones, district consultant; Dr. Moulton Johnson, president of the SMJCD Board of Education; Raymond Acevedo, Mexican-American coordinator, and [Alfred Thomas Quinn] college community relations coordinator.
Dr. Vada Somerville (born Vada Jetmore Watson) of Pomona graduated from USC, married dentist John Alexander Somerville (1912), was the first African American woman and the second African American person to graduate from USC School of Dentistry (1918), and was the first African American woman certified to practice dentistry in the state of California. She was a civil rights activist, highly involved in several civic and community organizations.
Artists Hale Woodruff (L) and Charles Alston (R) at the Mission San Diego de Alcalá in San Diego. They were researching the mural for the new building of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Mary Jane McLeod Bethune was an American educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian and civil rights activist best known for starting a private school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida. She also was appointed as a national adviser to President Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of what was known as his Black Cabinet.
Exterior view of the Church of God in Christ, a Moorish Revival building (2300 Central Ave). that was originally designed as movie theater. The sign on the building reads “Crouch Temple. Church of God in Christ.” And the marquee reads “God is love / Crouch State Temple / Church of God in Christ […] Daily prayer.” The corner street sign reads “Central Ave.” and “23rd St.”