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Series 7
Photographs, 1909-1990s
Boxes 25 - 26

Scope and Content Note

This series includes photographs of Louise Thompson Patterson alone (1909-1960s) and with other individuals, including William L. Patterson, Angela Davis, Matthew Crawford, Beah Richards, and Margaret Wilkerson (1917-1994). Also present are travel photographs, including Louise Thompson and other individuals on trips to The U.S.S.R. (1932), Paris (1937), Spain (1937), Uzbekistan (1960), and East Germany (1972). There are also photographs of family members (early 1900s-1983) and photographs of other individuals, including Mary McLeod Bethune, Angela Davis, Beah Richards, and Claude Lightfoot (1931-1971).

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Louise Thompson Patterson photographs
Box Folder Content
25 1 Louise Thompson with pigtails and double-breasted coat, ca. 1909
25 2 Louise Thompson at podium, ca. 1920s
25 3 Louise Thompson, portrait in oval mat with Lula Brown Thompson facing, ca. 1920s
25 4 Louise Thompson on steps of building with rounded archway, ca. 1920s
25 5 Louise Thompson, graduation photograph, ca. 1923
25 6 Louise Thompson in white hat, Berkeley graduation, 1923
25 7 Louise Thompson with her first car, ca. 1923
25 8 Louise Thompson, portrait, looking directly at camera, ca. 1930s
25 9 Louise Thompson, portrait with hands on chin, ca. 1930s
25 10 Louise Thompson at podium, ca. 1930s
25 11 Louise Thompson, flower pin and square earrings, portraits, ca. 1930s
25 12 Louise Thompson, portrait, James L. Allen, photographer, ca. 1940s
25 13 Louise Thompson Patterson, passport photograph, 1960s
Louise Thompson Patterson with others
25 14 Louise Thompson with Dorothy Fisher, ca. 1917
25 15 Louise Thompson with Dorothy Spencer, California, ca. 1920s
25 16 Louise Thompson with unidentified man, California, ca. 1920s
25 17 Louise Thompson hiking with three unidentified individuals, rear shot, ca. 1920
25 18 Louise Thompson with many individuals, California, ca. early 1920s [1 of 2]
25 19 Louise Thompson with many individuals, California, ca. early 1920s [2 of 2]
25 20 Louise Thompson with three women in white dresses, ca. early 1920s
25 21 Louise Thompson hiking with seven unidentified individuals, ca. early 1920s
25 22 Louise Thompson with Harry Heywood and unidentified man with round glasses, ca. 1930s
25 23 Louise Thompson clutching purse, with two unidentified men standing nearby, ca. 1930s
25 24 "Grace and Louise," color photograph, 1960
25 25 Louise Thompson Patterson with Evelyn (Nebby) Crawford, Margaret Burnham, and unidentified individuals at New York demonstration, ca. 1965
25 26 Louise Thompson Patterson with Alice Childress, Sallye Davis (Angela Davis's mother) rally in New York City to free Angela Davis, ca. early 1970s
25 27 Shawn Walker photographs, including photographs of Louise Thompson Patterson with unidentified individuals, William L. Patterson, Angela Davis, 1974
25 28 Louise Thompson Patterson with unidentified individuals at "Jessica Mitford party," ca. 1978
25 29 Louise Thompson Patterson with friends and family, including Matthew Crawford, Frances Crawford, William L. Patterson, Mary Louise Patterson, ca. 1978
25 30 Louise Thompson Patterson with Matthew Crawford and unidentified individuals, Langston Hughes Project, ca. 1980s
25 31 Louise Thompson Patterson with friends at her birthday (82nd) party, given by Alex Johnson, Bronx, New York, September 1983
25 32 Louise Thompson Patterson with friends at her birthday (83rd) party, Bronx, New York, September 22,1984
25 33 Louise Thompson Patterson with Dottie K., 1984
25 34 Louise Thompson Patterson with Ida Jackson and Marvin Poston, honorees at University of California (Berkeley), October 1984
25 35 Louise Thompson Patterson with friends at Welcome Home party at University of California (Berkeley), including photographs of Beah Richards, 1984
25 36 Louise Thompson Patterson with Margaret Wilkerson, Verdell Burdine, Otto Rutherford, Beverly John in Portland, Oregon, 2 June 1988
25 37 Louise Thompson Patterson in Brooklyn, New York, before her departure to California pictured with Thelma Perkins and Larry Perkins, Jesse Scott Campbell, Joyce Prestwidge, Keith Baird, Dorothy Hunton, Vicki Garvin, Dorothy Burnham, Carmen Alves, Grace Bassett and Ted Bassett
25 38 Louise Thompson Patterson with Matthew Crawford, Frances Crawford, and unidentified individual, ca. 1990s
25 39 Louise Thompson Patterson receiving the Fannie Lou Hamer Award, University of California (Berkeley), [including photographs of Margaret Wilkerson, June Jordan, and Barbara Christian], 1991
25 40 Louise Thompson Patterson with Beah Richards, Mary Louise Patterson, Evelyn (Nebby) Crawford and others at her birthday (92nd) party 1993
25 41 Louise Thompson Patterson with family and friends at her birthday (93rd) party [Oakland, California], 1994
25 42 Louise Thompson Patterson with unidentified individuals at birthday party, and miscellaneous photographs, n.d.
25 43 Louise Thompson Patterson wearing sunglasses and seated with unidentified individuals, n.d.
Travel photographs
25 44 U.S.S.R, [including photographs of Louise Thompson, Langston Hughes, and Alain Locke], 1932
25 45 Louise Thompson in group photograph of World Congress Against Racism and Anti Semitism, Paris, 1937
25 46 Louise Thompson sitting on ground in park with two women and child, [Paris, 1937?]
25 47 Louise Thompson shaking hands with unidentified man in crowd, [Paris, 1937?]
25 48 Louise Thompson with unidentified individuals departing or arriving from trip, [Europe, 1937?]
25 49 Spain, including snapshots of ruins of bombing; unidentified children, some in Loyalist salute; military officers and vehicles, 1937
25 50 Massachusetts, July 1950
25 51 Uzbekistan, including photographs of Louise Thompson Patterson with Lily Golden, a translator, and other unidentified individuals; signing books; taking notes; and posing with groups of children, summer, ca. 1960
25 52 Uzbekistan, including photographs of Louise Thomson Patterson having tea with unidentified individuals, walking in the show, touring factory operation and medical facility, winter, ca. 1960s
BV1 Photograph album, Uzbekistan, ca. 1960s
25 53 African students at Patrice Lumumba Friendship University, student library, (Moscow), 1960
25 54 East Germany, photographs of Louise Thompson Patterson and unidentified man, 1972
25 55 [Trip to Arizona, 1990?], color snapshots of scenery and buildings
Family photographs
26 1 Lula Brown Thompson, exterior photograph with palm trees in background, early 1900s
26 2 Louise Thompson with Lula Brown Thompson, Evelyn Graves and two of Evelyn's nieces, ca. 1910s
26 3 Louise Thompson Patterson with Mary Louise Patterson, 1943
26 4 Mary Louise Patterson, September 1943
26 5 Mary Louise Patterson, ca. 1945
26 6 Mary Louise Patterson, Louise Thompson and William L. Patterson, mid 1940s
26 7 Louise Thompson Patterson with William L. Patterson, [b/w photograph], 1960
26 8 William L. Patterson with group of unidentified individuals at speakers' table, birthday (75th) celebration, New York City, August 1966
26 9 Louise Thompson Patterson with William L. Patterson, (color photograph), August 1969
26 10 William L. Patterson with Louise Thompson Patterson, Claude Lightfoot, Rev. John Hill, and Sallye Davis at his birthday (80th) celebration, Chicago, 1971
26 11 Louise Thompson Patterson with Mary Louise Patterson and infant, February 6, 1983
26 12 William L. Patterson with unidentified men, various dates
Others
26 13 The Burdine family (Washington and Oregon), 1915-ca. 1984
26 14 Mary McLeod Bethune with Mrs. Barrett and M. Day, "American Seminar, Congregational Education Society," Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, ca. 1931
26 15 Langston Hughes on the beach with his dog, Greta, [holograph note and signature on verso], ca. 1920s
26 16 Unidentified man with hat in his hand, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, mid 1920s
26 17 Yuri Gagarin (astronaut), Nikita Khrushchev and other Russian figures, ca. 1970s
26 18 Angela Davis with unidentified individuals at rally, ca 1972
26 19 Angela Davis with unidentified individuals at rally, Berlin, 9-14 September 1972
26 20 Frances Willis, (Pasadena), ca. 1978
26 21 Beah Richards with Louise Thompson Patterson and with "Buster" [?], ca. 1980
26 22 Bert MacLeech and Pearl MacLeech at the Mason's house in Beverly Hills, 1982
26 23 Beah Richards at birthday (71st) party, California, 1991
26 24 The Reid family, n.d.
26 25 Claude Lightfoot, n.d.
26 26 Unidentified individuals in civil rights demonstrations, n.d.
26 27 Unidentified individuals, various dates
26 28 Miscellaneous negatives
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