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

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.

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:Postcards
Subjects:Pitts, Claude V. | Postcards | African American men--California--Los Angeles | African American musicians--California--Los Angeles | Musicians--California--Los Angeles | Civil rights movements--California--Los Angeles | African American civil rights workers--California--Los Angeles | Civil rights workers--California--Los Angeles | Los Angeles (Calif.) | Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Collection:
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research | University of Southern California. Digital Archive | Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection (University of Southern California. Digital Archive)
Online Publisher:[Los Angeles, Calif.] : 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:

Cite as: [photographer]. [title]. From the Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles. Digitally reproduced by the University of Southern California Digital Archive. Available: http://digarc.usc.edu. Accessed [date].

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Related Materials:

Forms part of online collection: Charlotta Bass / California Eagle collection.

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