Montjoy Family Photograph Collection

Three people stand by the side of a house with shrubbery
Unidentified photo, circa 1940s, Montjoy family photograph collection, MS 53, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The Montjoy Family Photograph Collection consists of 653 photographs of family and friends of the Montjoy family between 1900s-1980s. The bulk of the photographs are family photographs of the Montjoy family taken at residences in Alameda and Oakland, California during the 1920-1930s and include photographs of family outings at Lake Merritt in Oakland, California and at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, California. The collection also includes photographs of students and campus buildings of Wiley College in Marshall, Texas in the 1920s.

Dates: circa 1900s-1980s
Bulk Dates: 1926-1973
Collection number: MS 53
Creator: Montjoy, William R.
Creator: Montjoy family
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (1 box + 1 oversized box)

Guide to the Montjoy Family Photograph Collection

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