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Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection (University of Southern California. Digital Archive)

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Title:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection (University of Southern California. Digital Archive)
Date:1940-1960
Description:

The Charlotta Bass/California Eagle Photograph Collection is comprised of almost 500 photographs that were among the personal papers and artifacts of Charlotta Bass, publisher of the California Eagle from 1912-1951. The photos can be divided into 6 general categories: 1.) Photographs illustrating Bass' career as the Eagle's publisher and editor, her political activities, including her candidacies for U.S. Congress and Vice President on the Progressive Party ticket, and her trip to Prague and the Soviet Union; 2.) Personal photographs of Bass with family, colleagues and friends, and photos of Bass' relatives, friends and acquaintances; 3.) Photographs of reporters and other employees of the California Eagle: 4.) Photographs published in the California Eagle that illustrate various aspects of political and social life in Los Angeles' African-American community; 5.) Other photographs of African-Americans; 6.) Photographs published in the California Eagle of various news events, including labor union activities, the activities of the Civil Rights Congress, and citizens protesting the Communist "witch hunts" of the late 1940s and early 1950s.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:African Americans--California--Los Angeles--History | Los Angeles (Calif.)--Race relations | Los Angeles (Calif.)--History | California eagle | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research | University of Southern California. Digital Archive
Original Material:

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles

Rights and Usage:

Researchers may make single copies of images solely for the purpose of private study. Copies for any other purpose must be requested in writing from the director of Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research at the address or e-mail given (phone (323) 759-6063; fax (323) 759-2252). When the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research gives permission for publication, it is as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digarc.usc.edu/search/controller/view/scl-m0000.html?view=1