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Title
Congenial Group Following Unveiling of Murals on the Negro in California History at the Golden State Mutual Home Office
Creator
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company Public Relations Department
Date Created and/or Issued
August 19 1949
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company records
Rights Information
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Rights Holder and Contact
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections
spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
Description
Funding: Access to this material is generously supported by funding from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation.
Scope/Content: Transcribed from caption: Congenial group gathers following unveiling of murals on Negro in California HIstory in the lobby of Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company's new Home Office building. Murals were painted by artists Hale Woodruff and Charles Alston and fitted in over lower walls of Roman Travertine against which the group is standing. Left to right: Dr. Julia Metcalf, Curator of Private Thomas More Library; President Norman O. Houston, Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company; Mrs. Nora Holt, Music Critic, Amsterdam News, New York, in Los Angels for the National Musicians Association Meeting; Titus Alexander, Member of California Historical Society who aided in the research upon which the murals are based; Mrs. Aimee Torriani, Motion Picture Producer; Mrs. Sharon Patterson, Philanthropist and Social Worker.
Type
image
Format
1 black and white photograph
Form/Genre
Black-and-white photographs
Extent
8 x 10 in.
Identifier
uclalsc_1434_b264_f013_002
Subject
Metcalf, Julia
Houston, Norman O.
Holt, Nora
Relation
Historical Murals files. 1947-1949.
Location
Box 264, Folder 13, Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company records (Collection 1434). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

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