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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.C. Vietnam war protests, circa 1960-1975, undated 5.25 Linear Feet (7 boxes, 1 flatfile folder, .5 roll)
This subseries primarily contain black-and-white photographs, contact sheets, negatives and color photographs and slides of Vietnam War protests during the 1960s-1970s. Some files also contain photographs taken by Brittin's wife, Barbara. Along with these photographs are related papers, clippings, ephemera and posters. See also Series I.A. for The Artists' Tower of Protest (Peace Tower) files.
Arrangement
Arranged by medium.
box
45, 53 Papers, 1960s
box folder
45 1-2 General, circa 1964-1969
Contains flyers, pamphlets, correspondence, clippings, etc. Also includes a 44 rpm record of Matt Jones's songs, "Hell No! I Ain't Gonna Go" and "Supersam."
box folder
53 7 Clippings, 1961 November 12
53 8-9 Bumper stickers, circa 1960s
Bumper sticker in folder 9 is fragile and has a sticky, adhesive material on the surface.
box
28, 45, 47, 52, 58-60, 79* Photographs, 1965-1975
Includes photographs of the remains of anti-war protestor Florence Beaumont, who died from self-immolation at the LA Federal Building in 1967. The photographs were taken at the aftermath of the incident where some of her remains were found.
box
45, 47 Prints, contact sheets, 1965-1975
Some folders contain related papers. Also includes photographs taken by Barbara Brittin.
box folder
45 3-31 1965-1968
box folder
47 1-7 1969-1975
box folder
28 7 Color print, 1967
One color photograph from "Century City Anti-War Demonstration, June 23, 1967"
box
58-60 Color slides, negatives, between 1965-1975
box folder
52 4-9 11 x 14 inch prints, 1966-1967
box folder
79* 2-4 16 x 20 inch prints, 1966-1969
Some folders contain photocopies of prints.
box
28, 49, 60, 78* Political graphics, circa 1960s
Also in flatfile folder 3**. Various papers, photographs, negatives, transparencies and maquettes of protest ephemera and posters designed by Brittin.
box
49, 78* Papers, photographs, and posters
Also in flatfile folder 3**.
box folder
49 6-9 Various
box folder
78* 3-5 Oversize
flatfile
3** Flatfile
box
60 Negatives and transparencies
box folder
28 8 Color transparency
roll
1** Poster, undated
"Primary Uses of Basic Ground Weapons"
box
97-98, 129, 133, 134* Items added later, circa 1960-1975
Brittin materials integrated into the archive in 2012.
box folder
97 1-2 Papers, circa 1960s
box
97-98, 129, 134* Photographs, 1965-1975
box
97, 129, 134* Black-and-white prints, 1965-1975
box folder
97 3 Prints
Also contains photographs by Nadine Etkes.
box folder
129 4 11 x 14 inch prints
box folder
134* 4 16 x 20 inch prints
box
98 Color slides, 1967
box
97, 129, 133, 134* Political graphics, circa 1960s
box folder
97 4 Papers
box
97, 129, 134* Photographs
box folder
97 5 Prints
box folder
129 5 11 x 14 inch prints
box folder
134* 5 16 x 20 inch print
box folder
133 6 Poster layout


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