The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
North Bay ethnic archive
Repository: Sonoma State University. North Bay Regional & Special Collections
Collection Description (CRHP): Gilbert "Gil" Gray discusses the NAACP in Sonoma County and the Bay Area, sit-ins, fund-raising, a housing incident, support from the Jewish community, socialism, and Joe Rapoport.
Collection Description (Extant): Forty-six oral history audio recordings and miscellaneous items documenting the lives and experiences of individuals in various North Bay ethnic communities. Most of the interviews took place in the mid to late 1970's. The majority of recordings are not transcribed.
Also in the collection: photos, slides and a narrative report from James A. Lindley, the camp director of the Granada Relocation camp in Amache, Colorado, a Japanese American internment camp during W.W. II. In 2000 the photographs, taken by the War Relocation Authority, were reproduced, compiled, captioned, and bound by Robert Y. Fuchigami. The binder includes a chronological history of the Granada Project.
Collection URL: http://iii.sonoma.edu/record=b1445694
Extent: 6 boxes + 1 binder
Finding Aid: Finding aid available at the Information Desk (3rd floor south); folder level control.
Interviewees: Gilbert Gray
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
Civil rights demonstrations--California--Sonoma County
Civil rights movements--California
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People