Stanford University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
This collection contains transcribed meetings and interviews with Civil Rights workers in the South recorded by several Stanford students affiliated with the campus radio station KZSU during the summer of 1965. The project was sponsored by the Institute of American History at Stanford. The collection includes information relating to black history; interviews of members of the Congress of Racial Equality, the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, the NAACP, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee; transcripts of formal and informal remarks of persons working with smaller, independent civil rights projects, of local blacks associated with the civil rights movement, and other people, including Ku Klux Klansmen; transcribed action tapes of civil rights workers canvassing voters, conducting freedom schools, or participating in demonstration; speeches by and/or interviews with Ralph David Abernathy, Charles Evers, James Farmer, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Hosea Williams; and a Ku Klux Klan meeting and speech made by Robert Sheldon, its Imperial Wizard.
Correspondence, photographs (of China), books and pamphlets about Chinese art, etc.
Primarily fragments, these specimens were acquired to demonstrate the development of writing in the western world. A variety of scripts are represented, from Carolingian minuscule to the humanistic hands and the "cancelleresca."
The materials include loose photographs, a photograph album, letters, ephemera such as Toshiko's school records, a "Memorial Chimes" boxed funeral album regarding Kenji Kojima, and other materials relating to the Kojima family and their struggle to re-establish their lives after World War II. Including over 120 letters, circa 1948-1960, most with their original mailing envelopes sent to Toshiko Kojima in New York City from her brother Minoru in Pasadena and other locations in California as well as when he was in the military, and letters from her mother Ichi Kojima in Pasadena.
Images of students and student activities including track meets, women basketball players, dormitory rooms, picnics and off-campus excursions, commencement activities (including decoration of the arcades as parlors), and theatricals; there are also photographs of campus buildings before and after the 1906 earthquake and of Leland Stanford Jr.'s railroad track on campus. Non-Stanford images include Yosemite and scenes from a European trip.
Summary: THE ITALIAN OR THE CONFESSIONAL OF THE BLACK PENITENTS : A ROMANCE by Ann Radcliffe, edited with an introduction by Frederick Pond. Some pages are typed and some are pages of old editions. Includes note to the printer explaining the spacing on pages (June 14, 1930).
Summary: An edited version of the journal kept by Parsons during her trip overland from Wisconsin to California in 1850, edited with an introduction by Elene and Elizabeth Wilbur. The journal is the chronology of a trip undertaken by a young woman and her husband as they travelled from Janesville, Wisconsin to what was to become Oakland, California.