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Title
Mural by Charles Alston
Date Created and/or Issued
ca. 1948
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company records
Rights Information
Copyrighted
Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Rights Holder and Contact
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections
spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
Description
Scope/Content: Artists Hale Woodruff and Charles Alston were commissioned in 1948 to paint the murals portraying the history of the Negro in California for Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company's Home Office on Adams Boulevard at Western Avenue in Los Angeles, California. Each artist chose the period he would portray in his panel. Mr. Alston selected "exploration and colonization."
Type
image
Format
black and white
Form/Genre
photographs
Extent
1 photograph
Identifier
uclalsc_1434_b018_f014_002
Location
Box 18, Folder 14, 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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