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Title
Interview with Sophronia Johnson, San-O-Bar Club
Creator
Beckford, Ruth
Date Created and/or Issued
1971
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
Rights Information
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Description
California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP)
Testing [00:00]; Joining the San-O-Bar Club [00:33]; Social and dancing club [01:20]; Theme of club formals [01:38]; New Year’s Breakfast Dance [02:02]; Ben Watkins and Arnold [?] Baranco performing at club dances [02:50]; Spelling and meaning of San-O-Bar [03:40]; Dances held in Oakland in Berkeley [04:44]; 300 members in club [05:22]; Club organized in 1927 by E.D. Gray [06:26]; Club’s leadership: Vivian Marsh, Fox Barrett [?], Julia [-], William Rich, Luther Hudson, Richard Moore, Ida Jackson, Eddie Jones [06:48]; Preamble of club’s constitution[07:54]; Husband Stanley Johnson president of club [08:47]; Change of officers [09:05]; President Calvin Kelly [09:28]; Executive board [09:40]; Elected secretary in 1956 [10:38]; New Year’s Breakfast Dance and Black and White Formal [12:07]; Men and women’s dress to the Black and White Formal [13:50]; Changes in dress to formal [15:01]; Original members of club [16:07]; Easter Cocktail Party [17:14]; Reads letter from Hilton hall rental manager [21:44]; Picnic at Knowland State Park [23:52]; Club leadership and committees [25:44]
Type
sound
Format
Master
1/8 inch audio cassette
1 Tape of 1
00:27:30
Identifier
http://archive.org/details/caolaam_000034
Language
English
Relation
Ruth Beckford Papers
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8w0997v

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