The Flatlands Newspaper Collection

The Flatlands Volume 1, Number 6
The Flatlands Volume 1, Number 6, May 1966, The Flatlands newspaper collection, MS 197, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The Flatlands newspaper collection consists of 34 issues of The Flatlands newspaper printed from 1966-1968. The newspaper consists of news and op-ed articles, profiles, photographs, and events calendars mostly related to poverty, education, housing, police brutality, and politics in East and West Oakland.

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Dates: 1966-1968
Collection number: MS 197
Collector: Oakland Public Library (Calif.)
Collection Size: 2 linear feet (1 oversized box)

Guide to the The Flatlands Newspaper Collection

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