Rose (Joshua) Papers

Portrait of Joshua and Virginia Rose 1935
Portrait of Joshua and Virginia Rose, 1935, Joshua Rose papers, MS 8, African American Museum and Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The Joshua Rose Papers document Joshua Rose's (1906-1987) life and contributions to the Oakland community as an executive for the Oakland YMCA and as a member of the Oakland Recreation Commission and the first African American to serve on the Oakland City Council.

Dates: 1924-1987
Collection number: MS 8
Creator: Rose, Joshua
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes + 1 oversized box)

Guide to the Joshua Rose Papers

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