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Claude V. Pitts, circa 1921/1930, Los Angeles

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Title:Claude V. Pitts, circa 1921/1930, Los Angeles
Date:1921-1930
Description:

Postcard with sepia-toned photograph of Claude V. Pitts. The back of the postcard contains the handwritten notation: "Mr. Pitts, musician." In the early 1930s, Pitts was president of the Los Angeles Men's Forum, an African-American civil rights organization. Pitts worked as a blacksmith and shop foreman in Los Angeles. He was twice elected to the presidency of the Los Angeles Men's Forum, a civil rights organization, and he ran two times as a Socialist candidate for the California Legislature.

Local identification number: scl-m0251

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0251~1; scl-mss064-0251~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Pitts, Claude V. | Postcards | African American men | Musicians--California--Los Angeles | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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