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[Letters to Angela Davis from the United States], 1971 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 54.10-54.11.
Scope and Contents: Subseries C, Letters sent to Marin County jail, 1970-1973 (#52.8-56.9, 205FB.4-205FB.5, 204F+B.12), includes both letters of solidarity and hate mail sent to Davis while she was incarcerated at the Marin County jail - some of the letters are also addressed to Captain Harvey Teague, chief of Marin County police, and/or to other law officials (Deputy Sheriff Gossett, Judge Warren McQuire). These letters were not delivered to Davis at the time she was in the Marin County jail. They were...

[Letters to Angela Davis from the United States], undated Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 54.12.
Scope and Contents: Subseries C, Letters sent to Marin County jail, 1970-1973 (#52.8-56.9, 205FB.4-205FB.5, 204F+B.12), includes both letters of solidarity and hate mail sent to Davis while she was incarcerated at the Marin County jail - some of the letters are also addressed to Captain Harvey Teague, chief of Marin County police, and/or to other law officials (Deputy Sheriff Gossett, Judge Warren McQuire). These letters were not delivered to Davis at the time she was in the Marin County jail. They were...

[Letters to Angela Davis from the United States - hate mail], 1970-1971 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 55.1.
Scope and Contents: Subseries C, Letters sent to Marin County jail, 1970-1973 (#52.8-56.9, 205FB.4-205FB.5, 204F+B.12), includes both letters of solidarity and hate mail sent to Davis while she was incarcerated at the Marin County jail - some of the letters are also addressed to Captain Harvey Teague, chief of Marin County police, and/or to other law officials (Deputy Sheriff Gossett, Judge Warren McQuire). These letters were not delivered to Davis at the time she was in the Marin County jail. They were...

[Letters to Angela Davis from the United States - from other incarcerated people], 1970-1971 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 55.2.
Scope and Contents: Subseries C, Letters sent to Marin County jail, 1970-1973 (#52.8-56.9, 205FB.4-205FB.5, 204F+B.12), includes both letters of solidarity and hate mail sent to Davis while she was incarcerated at the Marin County jail - some of the letters are also addressed to Captain Harvey Teague, chief of Marin County police, and/or to other law officials (Deputy Sheriff Gossett, Judge Warren McQuire). These letters were not delivered to Davis at the time she was in the Marin County jail. They were...

[Letters to Angela Davis from West Germany], 1971-1973 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 55.3.
Scope and Contents: Subseries C, Letters sent to Marin County jail, 1970-1973 (#52.8-56.9, 205FB.4-205FB.5, 204F+B.12), includes both letters of solidarity and hate mail sent to Davis while she was incarcerated at the Marin County jail - some of the letters are also addressed to Captain Harvey Teague, chief of Marin County police, and/or to other law officials (Deputy Sheriff Gossett, Judge Warren McQuire). These letters were not delivered to Davis at the time she was in the Marin County jail. They were...

[Letters to Angela Davis from Austria], 1971 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 52.12.
Scope and Contents: Subseries C, Letters sent to Marin County jail, 1970-1973 (#52.8-56.9, 205FB.4-205FB.5, 204F+B.12), includes both letters of solidarity and hate mail sent to Davis while she was incarcerated at the Marin County jail - some of the letters are also addressed to Captain Harvey Teague, chief of Marin County police, and/or to other law officials (Deputy Sheriff Gossett, Judge Warren McQuire). These letters were not delivered to Davis at the time she was in the Marin County jail. They were...

[Southern California Regional Committee to Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners newsletter], 1971 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 60.2.
Scope and Contents: Subseries D, General trial files, 1970-1992 (#56.10-60.12, 205FB.6-205FB.10, 206F+B.1-206F+B.4, 208F+B.1-208F+B.9, 209F+B.1-209F+B.5, 210F+B.1-210F+B.3, 211F+B.1-211F+B.4, 212F+B.1-212F+B.4, 202OB.15-202OB.16, 207OB.1-207OB.10, 220SB.1, 222SB.1, 223OB-225OB, 207OB), includes clippings, letters to Davis (including some with her carbon responses), fliers, Davis's FBI wanted poster, letters and printed/published material from Committees to Free Angela from all over the United States including...

[Statements from Angela Davis from Marin County Jail], 1971 Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, 60.4.
Scope and Contents: Subseries D, General trial files, 1970-1992 (#56.10-60.12, 205FB.6-205FB.10, 206F+B.1-206F+B.4, 208F+B.1-208F+B.9, 209F+B.1-209F+B.5, 210F+B.1-210F+B.3, 211F+B.1-211F+B.4, 212F+B.1-212F+B.4, 202OB.15-202OB.16, 207OB.1-207OB.10, 220SB.1, 222SB.1, 223OB-225OB, 207OB), includes clippings, letters to Davis (including some with her carbon responses), fliers, Davis's FBI wanted poster, letters and printed/published material from Committees to Free Angela from all over the United States including...

Herbie Hancock, Taj Mahal, Malo, and Maya Angelou in concert for Angela Davis, Berkeley Community Theatre, CA : poster, undated Digital

Item — Box: 7, Folder: 14Identifier: MS Am 3135
Scope and Contents: The series has a strong focus on events promoted by the San Francisco based Family Dog and Bill Graham. In 1966 Chet Helms, a well-known rock promoter and free-spirit, teamed up with a hippy commune to form The Family Dog. The Family Dog employed a group of San Francisco artists—Wes Wilson, Victor Moscoso, Alton Kelley, Stanley Mouse and Rick Griffin—whose artwork has become synonymous with the psychedelic rock scene, peace movement and counter-cultural ethos. Both Helms and Bill Graham...

Angela Davis speech: "Relationship Among Racism, Birth Control, and Reproductive Rights" at National Organization for Women (NOW), Sacramento, conference December 6, 1986. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.4.
Scope and Contents:

Davis discusses movement for women's equality, terrorist assaults against abortion clinics; how reproductive rights is related to issues of race, class, and foreign policy; and the dangers of corporate reproductive technologies. She critiques the women's movement's myopic focus on abortion rights without considering issues faced by poor women or women of color such as sterilization.

Angela Davis speech: "Women's issues and empowerment" at College of Wooster Part I, September 13, 1990. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.12.
Scope and Contents:

Davis discusses the Gulf War and its relationship to gender inequality, global issues of inequality, women in activism, the construction of whiteness, racism, hate violence, and racial solidarity. Includes audience question and answer session.

Angela Davis speech: Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library for Social Research Part II, May 7, 1991. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.18.
Scope and Contents:

Davis discusses interconnections between Gulf War, domestic violence, hate violence, and personal experience with activism and police violence.

Angela Davis speech: Syracuse University Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professorship Lecture, "The Politics of Reproduction," March 25, 1992. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.24.
Scope and Contents:

Lecture on the reproductive rights of incarcerated women. Davis discusses the history women's prisons, the cult of domesticity, teenage pregnancy, and the criminalization of women's sexuality.

Conversation with Angela Davis and Kum-Kum Bhavnani on prison research interviews, November 17, 1993. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.31.
Scope and Contents:

Conversation about Davis's and Bhavnani's collaborative project on incarcerated women. They discuss approaches to interviewing women prisoners, topics the women have discussed during group interviews, and how those discussion can be translated into prison alternatives.

Angela Davis speech: "Black Women's Music and Social Consciousness" at Saint Mary's College, December 12, 1994. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.33.
Scope and Contents:

Davis reads and discusses her book Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday. Includes lecture and audience question and answer session on blues music .

Angela Davis speech: "Contemporary Possibilities of Building Community" at Pomona College Part I, February 2, 1996. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.35.
Scope and Contents:

Davis discusses building communities of political activism, family values, the Million Man March, interlocking systems of oppression, anti-racism, identity politics, victimology, and prisoner abolition.

Angela Davis speech: Women of Wisdom Conference at Seattle Unity Church, Part I, February 14, 1997. Digital

Item Identifier: MC 940, T-547.37.
Scope and Contents:

Speech by Angela Davis delivered at Seattle Unity Church. Discusses her experience in jail, emergence of African American spiritual practices during slavery, political activism, the prison industrial complex, affirmative action, and women in prison and the prison industrial complex.