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Charles Brittin papers, 1914-2009 (bulk 1950-1979)

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Brittin (Charles) Papers
Series II. Political movements and protests, 1926-2004 (bulk 1960-1979) 33 Linear Feet (35 boxes, 5 flatfile folders, 1 roll)
Series II.A. Civil rights, 1926-1997 (bulk 1960-1975) 12 Linear Feet (13 boxes, 1 flatfile folder)
Series II.A. primarily contain black and white photographs, contact sheets, negatives and color slides of civil rights protests during the 1950s-1970s. CORE protests form the bulk of this section. Some files also contain photographs taken by Brittin's wife, Barbara, and other photographers. Along with these photographs are related papers, clippings, ephemera and posters.
Arrangement
CORE records are followed by other assorted civil rights material.
box
39-42, 53, 55-57, 75*-77*, 96, 98, 129, 133, 134* CORE, between 1963-1970, 1991, 1997
box
39, 53 Papers, between 1963-1970
box folder
39 1-3 Various, circa 1963-1966
box folder
53 2-3 Posters and clippings, 1966
Related to Brittin's visit to Bogalusa, Louisiana.
box
39-42, 55-57, 75*-77* Photographs, between 1963-1970, 1997
box
39-41 Prints, contact sheets, between 1963-1970
Some folders contain related papers.
box folder
39 4-17 CORE personalities and events, between 1963-1970
39 18-21 Police brutality protests, 1965-1968
box
40-41 Housing and other protests, circa 1963-1965
Includes Board of Education sit-in, job discrimination pickets, marches for Alabama and Brittin's documentation of protests in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Also contains Barbara Brittin's court trial and unidentified CORE photographs. Some folders include related papers.
box
55-57 Negatives, color slides, between 1963-1970, 1997
box
42 11 x 14 inch prints, between 1963-1966
Folder 8: "CORE Action in Torrance" (1964) also contains "NO on 14" protest sign.
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75*-77* 16 x 20 inch prints, circa 1964-1965
Box 76*: "CORE Action in Torrance" (1964) also contains one protest sign.
box
96, 98, 129, 133, 134* Items added later, between 1963-1970, 1991
Brittin materials integrated into the archive in 2012.
box folder
96 1 Papers, between 1963-1970
box folder
133 4 Oversize clipping, 1991
The clipping includes a Brittin photograph of police brutality.
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96, 98, 129, 134* Photographs, between 1963-1970
box folder
96 2-3 Prints
box
98 Polaroid prints and one negative
box folder
129 3 11 x 14 inch prints
box folder
134* 2 16 x 20 inch prints
box
43, 53 Papers, 1926-1991 (bulk 1963-1975)
Includes various ephemera and publications.
box folder
43 1-4 General, 1926-1970 (bulk 1964-1970)
box folder
53 1 Clippings, 1965-1967, 1991
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43, 52, 57 Photographs, 1960-1975
Includes school board protests and demonstrations by the Non-Violent Action Committee (N-VAC). Also contains photographs taken by Barbara Brittin and others.
box folder
43 5-24 Prints, contacts sheets, 1963-1975
box folder
52 1-2 11 x 14 inch prints, 1960s
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57 Negatives, 1963-1975
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49, 60, 78*, 96-97 Political graphics, circa 1960s, 1971
Various papers, photographs, negatives, transparencies and maquettes of protest ephemera and posters designed by Brittin.
box
49, 78* Papers, photographs, posters
box folder
49 1-3 Various
box folder
78* 1 Oversize
box
60 Negatives, transparencies
box
96-97 Items added later, circa 1960s, 1971
Brittin materials integrated into the archive in 2012.
box folder
96 5-6 Papers and photographs, circa 1960s, 1971
box
97 Negative, circa 1960s
box folder
80* 1 Posters, circa 1950-1971
Also in flatfile folder 4**.
80* 1 Oversize
flatfile
4** Flatfile


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