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California Eagle award ceremony, Los Angeles, ca. 1949

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Title:California Eagle award ceremony, Los Angeles, ca. 1949
Date:1949
Description:

Photograph of a group of people who have received awards from the California Eagle, with the recipients holding scrolls. Christopher C. Scott, far left, was superintendent of the branch post office on Vernon Avenue, the first African-American to be promoted to this position. Sherrill Luke, second from left, in 1949 was the first African-American to be elected president of undergraduate student government at UCLA. He later became a lawyer, assistant city manager of Richmond, Calif., and a Superior Court judge. Phyllis Scott, center, was the church and youth editor of the California Eagle in the 1940s. The man standing third from right is Mr. Jones; the woman standing second from right is Mrs. Simmons. Rev. Clayton Russell, of the People's Independent Church of Christ, is on the far right.

Local identification number: scl-m0475

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0475~1; scl-mss064-0475~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Scott, Christopher C. | Luke, Sherrill | Russell, Clayton | Scott, Phyllis | Award presentations | California eagle | 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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