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Title
Bethune Junior High School students wearing ethnic African garb during Black History Week in Los Angeles, Calif., 1970
Contributor
Malmin, John
Date Created and/or Issued
February 10, 1970
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-3532
Description
HISTORY OBSERVANCE--Students at Bethune Junior High School, 155 W. 69th St., wear Afro style clothing Monday during observance of Afro-American Week, an outgrowth of Negro History Week. At left is Principal Norman Mathers, also wearing Afro garb. Special events of week include a Swahili lesson over the intercom, a fashion show, Afro dancing show, a soul food banquet and visits by celebrities.
Type
Image
Format
b&w negative
Identifier
uclalat_1429_b645_262105
ark:/21198/zz0002vsqb
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Special weeks--California--Los Angeles County
Youth
Lifestyle
Culture
Junior high school students--California--Los Angeles County
African American students--California--Los Angeles County
African Americans--Ethnic identity
Black History Week--California--Los Angeles
Bethune Middle School (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Students
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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