Sellers Family Papers

A woman is seated next to a standing man in a World War 1 - style uniform
Woman and Emmett Sellers in military uniform standing in front of wooden building prior to reporting for military duty, 1918, Sellers family papers, MS 71, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The Sellers Family Papers includes photographs, certificates, graduation and funeral programs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings that document the life and activities of members of the Sellers family. The bulk of the papers are family photographs of the Sellers and Johnson families of Oakland, California, Los Angeles, California, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and are mostly of family members between 1890-1930s posing at home, on vacation, or portraits.

Dates: circa 1890s-1994
Collection number: MS 71
Creator: Sellers, Shirley Jean.
Collection Size: 2.25 linear feet (2 boxes + 1 oversized box)

Guide to the Sellers Family Papers

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