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Title
Interview with E.A. Daley, publisher of the California Voice newspaper and World War I veteran
Creator
Beckford, Ruth
Date Created and/or Issued
1971-08-07
1971-09-22
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, African American Museum and Library at Oakland
Collection
California Light and Sound from African American Museum and Library at Oakland
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Description
California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Tape 1, Side A Talking about recording [00:19]; Birth and family in Tuscaloosa, Alabama [00:42]; Move to Oakland in 1920s [01:49]; Courtship of wife in Pensacola, Florida [02:31]; Schooling in Atlanta, Georgia [05:50]; Lost voice and hearing during World War I [06:30]; Reason for moving to Bay Area [07:07]; Return from World War I and stops drinking coffee [07:55]; Marriage returning after the war and teaching in Florida [08:50]; Housekeeping company and start of newspaper career [11:11]; E. Marshall, previous owner of the California Voice [12:47]; Fight between Oakland Sunshine and California Voice [13:35]; Purchase of the California Voice and attending Sacramento Junior College [14:44]; Changes to newspaper after purchase and real estate business[18:26]; Offices at 2624 San Pablo Ave. and construction of new building at 814 San Pablo Ave. [18:21]; Famous African Americans in Oakland, California [20:47]; Sim’s Oakland Café in West Oakland [21:30]; Participation in the Knights of Pythias masons [23:00]; Organizing Alameda Republicans with Lester McFarlin [26:58]; Alameda County Superior Court Judge Fisher fraudulently sues African American using eminent domain to evict him from Oakland Hills [27:42]; Walter Francis White’s anti-lynching bill [30:12]; California Voice support of the NAACP [30:20]; Member of Republican Party [32:38]; Support for Byron Rumford [32:55]; Support for Edmund ‘Pat’ Brown [34:18]; Governor Goodwin Knight appointment of Judge John Wesley Bussey [35:05]; Circulation of the California Voice and selling the newspaper [40:50]; California Voice employees [42:32]; Newspaper advertising [43:58] Tape 1, Side B Opposing [unidentified] politician in the California Voice [00:00]; Supporting Byron Rumford [01:12]; Mike Kelly [02:10]; Mr. Summers, first black clerk in recorder’s office [02:50]; Losing money not going against African Americans [03:36]; No recording [04:15-5:33]; Wife’s involvement with the California Voice [05:34]; Lewis [?] and Paul Cobb editors of newspaper [06:30]; Admiration for Walter White and Roy Wilkins [08:25]; Testimony dinner for him at Jack London Square in 1962 [08:54]; African American population in Oakland in 1922 [11:24]; Northern and Southern California branches of the NAACP [11:48]; Electing Walter Gordon NAACP president [12:43]; Electric Housekeeping business [13:08]; Working in the Oakland and Berkeley post offices [15:23]; Organized First A.M.E. Church of Oakland and Beth Eden Baptist Church men’s clubs with Jesse Ford [22:19]; Signatures for church [23:30]; Villa’s [?] restaurant and nightclub [24:50] Tape 2, Side A Opposing [unidentified] politician in the California Voice [00:00]; Supporting Byron Rumford [01:12]; Mike Kelly [02:10]; Mr. Summers, first black clerk in recorder’s office [02:50]; Losing money not going against African Americans [03:36]; No recording [04:15-5:33]; Wife’s involvement with the California Voice [05:34]; Lewis [?] and Paul Cobb editors of newspaper [06:30]; Admiration for Walter White and Roy Wilkins [08:25]; Testimony dinner for him at Jack London Square in 1962 [08:54]; African American population in Oakland in 1922 [11:24]; Northern and Southern California branches of the NAACP [11:48]; Electing Walter Gordon NAACP president [12:43]; Electric Housekeeping business [13:08]; Working in the Oakland and Berkeley post offices [15:23]; Organized First A.M.E. Church of Oakland and Beth Eden Baptist Church men’s clubs with Jesse Ford [22:19]; Signatures for church [23:30]; Villa’s [?] restaurant and nightclub [24:50]
Type
sound
Format
Master
1/8 inch audio cassette
2 Tapes of 2
00:99:23
Identifier
http://archive.org/details/caolaam_000030
Language
English
Relation
Ruth Beckford Papers
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8w0997v

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