Creoles -- California
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description The records of the Socialites Social and Charity Club located in Los Angeles, California highlight the Louisiana Creole community in California during the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s. The bulk of the records document the Club’s work to coordinate the Los Angeles Creole Festival from 1987 to 1999. Correspondence within the collection mainly focuses on the Club’s festival planning and activities. The LALA Organizing Committee files for the L.A. Creole Festival contain ephemera and...
Dates: circa 1970-2005; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1999
Scope and Contents The papers document the life of Warren Barrios Wilson, attorney and former CEO of Thomas Bros. Maps in Oakland, California. The papers encompass 3.0 linear feet of personal papers, items from his legal career, as well as collected items from Thomas Bros. Maps and the Thomas Bros. Maps Educational Foundation. The personal papers include writings, journals, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual materials, and collected news clippings. Of particular note, the portraits and...
Dates: Created: 1965-2002; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2002