Guide to The Combination Magazine Collection

Sean Heyliger
African American Museum & Library at Oakland
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Oakland, California 94612
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African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Guide to The Combination Magazine Collection

Collection number: MS 200

African American Museum and Library at Oakland

Oakland, California
Processed by:
Sean Heyliger
Date Completed:
2016-09-13
Encoded by:
Sean Heyliger
© 2013 African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

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.


Collection Contents

 

The Combination magazine

Physical Description: 21 issues

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes 21 issues of The Combination magazine published between 1964-1978.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Box 1

The Combination 1964-03

Box 1

The Combination 1964-10

Box 1

The Combination 1964-11

Box 1

The Combination 1964-12

Box 1

The Combination 1965-02

Box 1

The Combination 1965-03

Box 1

The Combination 1966-09

Box 1

The Combination 1966-10

Box 1

The Combination 1966-12

Box 1

The Combination [two copies] 1967-02

Box 1

The Combination 1967-03

Box 1

The Combination 1967-05

Box 1

The Combination 1967-07

Box 1

The Combination 1967-11

Box 1

The Combination 1967-12

Box 1

The Combination 1968-01

Box 1

The Combination 1968-03

Box 1

The Combination 1968-05

Box 1

The Combination 1969-02

Box 1

The Combination 1970-03

Box 1

The Combination 1978-06