Skip to main content

     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Black and Brown stamp album

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0049

Content Description

This collection contains three Black and Brown stamp albums, and two filled Black and Brown stamp albums. Also included are approximately 75-100 twenty-five cent Black and Brown stamps featuring James Brown. The Black and Brown Trading Stamp Corporation was founded by former pro football player Art Powell of the Oakland Raiders. Its goal was to increase patronage to black owned businesses in downtown Oakland and promote pride by featuring Black icons.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 4 December 2019.

Restrictions Apply

No

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Dates

  • circa 1969

Extent

0.04 Cubic Feet (This collection contains 1 legal folder.)