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This resource guide is intended to help users locate holdings at AAMLO related to the Black Panther Party.
It highlights holdings in the following areas:
● Selected Library Material at AAMLO
● Selected Archival Collections at AAMLO
Other collections may contain relevant materials. Please contact AAMLO (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions or to schedule an appointment to view materials in person.
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Selected Library Materials
The Black Panthers [videorecording] : vanguard of the revolution / written, produced and directed by Stanley Nelson ; produced by Laurens Grant ; a co-production of Firelight Films, Inc. and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; produced by Firelight Films, Inc
Selected Archival Collections
African American Museum & Library at Oakland Oral History Collection. The African American Museum & Library at Oakland Oral History Collection includes 79 oral history interviews conducted in 2002-2007.
- Watch activist and ‘mother of the Black Panthers’ Ruth Villa discuss her childhood in Louisiana and her long association with members of the Black Panther Party in Oakland.
Black Panther Black Community News Service Collection. The Black Panther Black Community News Service Collection consists of 420 newspapers published by the Black Panther Party between 1967-1980. Issues of the The Black Panther are available to view digitally on Alexander Street using your Oakland Public Library card.
Commemorator Newspaper Collection. The Commemorator newspaper was a newspaper printed in South Berkeley from 1990-2013 by the Commemoration Committee for the Black Panther Party. The newspaper collection consists of 54 issues of Commemorator newspaper printed from 1990-2012. [View online]
Jonathan Eubanks Photograph Collection. The Jonathan Eubanks Photograph Collection includes seven photographs of Black Panther Party members at a “Free Huey” rally held in 1969, including portraits of prominent party members Stokely Carmichael, Eldridge and Kathleen Cleaver, and Bobby Seale.
Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection. The Henry Williams Jr. Film Collection consists of 175 films and 3 reel-to-reel audiotapes mostly documenting the Black Panther Party and student and union protest movements of the late 1960s. [View online]
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