Jackson (Ida L.) Papers

The Ida L. Jackson (1902-1996) papers encompass certificates, pamphlets, programs, correspondence, and photographs documenting her activities as the first African American public school teacher in Oakland and as the founder of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority on the West Coast.


Dates: 1915-1996
Collection number: MS 39
Creator: Jackson, Ida L., 1902-1996
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)

Guide to the Ida L. Jackson Papers

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

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