Royal (Alice) Collection

Alice Royal's Highland Hospital Graduation Portrait
Graduation portrait of Highland Hospital nurse Alice Royal, 1946, African American Museum & Library at Oakland Photograph collection, MS 189, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

Alice Calbert Fauntleroy Royal (1923-2014) was born Alice Lucinda Calbert on January 15, 1923, in her grandparents’ home in Allensworth, California to William Riley Calbert and Sadie Hickerson Hackett Calbert. The Alice Royal Collection includes material assembled and donated to the African American Museum & Library at Oakland by Royal on the activities of family members Joseph W. Hickerson (1883-1971), Dorothy Hickerson Harris (1916-1989), and William E. Calbert (b. 1918).

Dates: 1913-2011
Collection number: MS 140
Creator: Royal, Alice. Harris, Dorothy Hickerson. Hickerson, Joseph William. Calbert, William E.
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes + 1 oversize box)

Guide to the Alice Royal Collection

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

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