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Title
Interview with Charles H. Tilghman, printer and owner of Tilghman Press
Creator
Beckford, Ruth
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 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)
Introduction [00:00]; Spelling of last name [00:24]; Start of printing business [00:39]; Arrival in Oakland in 1904 [01:00]; Learning the printing trade in the Oakland public schools [01:20]; Bridges Printing [01:50]; Original location of printing business on 13th St. and Willow St. [02:07]; No other employees initially [02:55]; Extending credit to customers [03:21]; Competition from other printers [03:52]; Advertising [04:30]; No business permits needed [05:32]; Opened business in 1913 [05:50]; Discrimination from other businesses [06:16]; School and working at same time [06:54]; Son in printing business [07:36]; Customers from San Francisco [08:02]; 1915 Directory of Negroes in Bay Area [08:36]; Mother Hettie B. Tilghman work with women’s clubs [10:32]; Mother helped him to go into printing business [11:43]; Family from San Francisco [12:38]; Learning the printing trade [13:26]; Printing Bay Area newspapers [14:01]; One of largest African American printers in California [15:32]; One of only African American union printers in California [16:08]
Type
sound
Format
Master
1/8 inch audio cassette
1 Tape of 1
00:16:39
Identifier
http://archive.org/details/caolaam_000050
Language
English
Relation
Ruth Beckford Papers
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8w0997v

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