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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Processing Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: The Combination magazine collection
    Dates: 1964-1978
    Collection number: MS 200
    Creator: McCarty, Brackeen.
    Collection Size: 1 linear foot (1 box)
    Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
    Oakland, CA 94612
    Abstract: The Combination magazine collection includes 21 issues of The Combination magazine published between 1964-1978. The magazine includes photographs, short articles, and local advertisements on African American social organizations, entertainment, sports and fashion events in Northern California.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.

    Access Restrictions

    Materials are for use in-library only, non-circulating.

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish from The Combination magazine collection must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

    Preferred Citation

    The Combination magazine collection, MS 200, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Magazine issues were collected and donated to the African American Museum & Library at Oakland by Edward and Virginia Douglas and Sean Heyliger.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Sean Heyliger, September 13, 2016. Finding aid updated on September 27, 2017 for new accession #2017-032.Finding aid updated on October 5, 2017 to add digitized content.

    Biography / Administrative History

    The Combination (1963-1978?) was an African American magazine published monthly in Oakland, California by editor and publisher Brackeen McCarty, owner of the Bay Area Printing Company. The magazine featured photographs and short articles on African American social organizations, entertainment, local politics and advertisements of African American-owned businesses such as Jenkin’s Bar-B-Q, Ray’s Club, and local barbershops.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Combination magazine collection includes 21 issues of The Combination magazine published between 1964-1978. The magazine includes photographs, short articles, and local advertisements on African American social organizations, entertainment, sports and fashion events in Northern California.

    Arrangement

    Series I. The Combination magazine

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Oakland (Calif.)--Culture.
    Oakland (Calif.)--Social conditions.
    African Americans--California--Oakland--Social conditions--20th century.