"Final Boxing Matches" Lyle Anderson takes on Gerald Bell in the 135-pound division. Alfred Quinn and Roy Odell mix it in another 135-pound bout. "...Notice how the colored fellow in the fights sure knocked the vanilla out the Gerry Bell. Being a Bell fan, got my tongue wrapped around my eye tooth and couldn't see what I was saying and yelled the famous words: 'stop that bloody battle!'"
Newspaper clippings of Alfred Quinn basketball games. Clockwise from Left. (1) Inter-Club Tourney Finals Wednesday. Spanish Club maintained its undefeated lead. [Alfred] Quinn and [Koshi] Ando starred for the winners scoring from all angles. (2) Vike Hi-Y Walloped by First Presbyterians. African Methodists vs. Calvary Baptists. Quinn Statistics: G-3 FT=1 F=2.(3)Spanish Club Drubs Travel Club, 43-29.SMJC (Spanish Club) -LACC (Travel Club) conference basketball game. Koshi Ando of Spanish Club scored 9 points. (4) Spanish, Pre-Legal, French Clubs Win First Contests In Intramural Basketball Tourney. Intramural basketball tournament, 12 teams divided into 2 leagues. "After their first game, in which they defeated the German Club, 27-14, the Spanish Club looks like a good thing to capture the American league crown. This team boasts two classy players in [Alfred] Al Quinn and Koshi Ando, who both hit the bucket for 10 points in their game."
Santa Monica High School Diploma awarded to Alfred Thomas Quinn, Jr. 15 June 1939. Signed by William F. [unclear] Principal, Edith M. Herman President Board of Education and Percy R. Davis Superintendent of Schools.
Lecture notes, "Actions to be Taken": Ecological Changes, Modernization as a Source of Conflict, The Role of Religion, Scientific View of the Future, Strive For:, Live For:, Can Be Free If:. Notes end, "Pastor Davis, what is our truth?"
McKinley Junior High School (Los Angeles, California) Penmanship Award given to Alfred Quinn Junior. Signed by Pearl J. [unclear] Vice-Principal, [unclear] C. Wilson Vice-Principal, Arthur C. Brown Principal and Lena M. La [unclear].
"Students in the News" Top to bottom: William Boswell, John F. Browne, Jr and Alfred K. Quinn, Jr. "The son of Rev. and Mrs. A. K. Quinn of Santa Monica High School at the age of 16 years. He is the president of Santa Monica Tri. Y and is an active leader among the younger group of the A.M.E. Church, of which his father is pastor. Alfred plans to enter college in the fall."
"Frequent upsets occur in SMJC boxing matches. "The next bout was a 'honey.' Alfred Quinn and Gerald bell put on a classy performance characteristic of professionals. Lanky Quinn threw a few semi-circle punches to floor Bell twice in the first round. Quinn went ahead to take the third round and the championship." Other names mentioned: Robert Hayashi and Ko Yamada.
Alfred Thomas Quinn (left) and fellow Army members outside of "Day Room" in Italy during World War II. Text reads: The Building is our day room (ping pong and movies). The two fellows, Clerks in the office. Partially visible is our German water tank." Stamp reads: "Official- PHOTO 96th Air Service [Corp] Date: Mar 18 1945."
Handwritten notes for Flora Boswell memorial service on Al Quinn Santa Monica College Stationary. "Flora--Boswell. Flora and Bobby Dottie and Al: Memories- beautiful memories, Not with remorse but with thankfulness. Beautiful times, loving times. Hopeful times. Time of challenges and change. Times of pain, of pride, of joy. Times for questions, doubt, high expectations. Time for loving one another boanellessly [sic]. Flora Dora: She did it her way. FLora Dora-Queen for all that's good and right."
Letter from Koshi Ando to Alfred Quinn dated Wednesday 6 May. Page 1. The letter describes the location of Manzanar near Lone Pine and its layout of barracks and rooms. Ando names several friends: George Izumi, George Hattori, Henry Tanak and Tom Ichien and their activities. Page 2. Ando continues to describe Manzanar including dust storms, lack of privacy, armed guards on duty and the potential for making Manzanar seem more homelike. Envelope addressed to Mr. Al Quinn in Santa Monica, California from Koshi Ando in Manzanar, California. Block 18 Building 1 Apartment 4.
Letter of recommendation for Alfred Thomas Quinn from Marcus O. Tucker, M.D on office letterhead dated 24 August 1942. 424 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, Calif, Office 63303 Residence:5-3433. Text: To Whom it may concern: This is to certify that I have known Alfred T. Quinn Jr. for six years and during that time, he has been a young man of excellent habits, and a character above reproach. He is a worthy and deserving young man.