Williams (W. Hazaiah) Papers

W. Hazaia Williams speaks from a gazebo
Rev. H. Hazaiah Williams giving speech at March for Jobs and BART protest at Lake Merritt gazebo, circa 1966, W. Hazaiah Williams papers, MS 209, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

Theologian, civil rights activist, and educator William Hazaiah Williams Jr. (1930-1999) was born on May 14, 1930 in Columbus. The W. Hazaiah Williams Papers consists of the administrative files of the Center for Urban-Black Studies and assorted subject files, photographs, notebooks, and printed material documenting the career of theologian, civil rights activist, and educator W. Hazaiah Williams.

Dates: 1950-1996
Collection number: MS 209
Creator: Williams, W. Hazaiah, 1930-1999
Creator: Graduate Theological Union. Center for Urban-Black Studies
Collection Size: 11.75 linear feet (10 boxes + 1 oversized box)

Guide to the W. Hazaiah Williams Papers

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