Harris (Charlotte) Papers

Group photograph at ‘Slim’ Jenkins’ Blue Room, 1940
Group photograph at ‘Slim’ Jenkins’ Blue Room (seated, left-right): Hawthorne Taylor, Janice Taylor, Eddie Harris, Maude Pittman, Cleveland Pittman, Charlotte Harris, Jewell [?], Boise [?], 1940, Charlotte Harris papers, MS 16, African American Museum and Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.
Dates: 1929-1988
Collection number: MS 16
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (1 box)

Guide to the Charlotte Harris Papers

Available at the African American Museum & Library at Oakland (AAMLO)

The Charlotte Harris Papers include photographs, postcards, church programs, and awards related to the activities of the Harris and Fletcher families. The bulk of the collection is photographs of family and friends of Charlotte Harris in Seattle, Washington and Berkeley, California. There are also group photographs of the Ladies of Leisure, an African American women's social club in Berkeley, California.

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