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Ethnic Art Studies proposal

A proposal seeking funding support for CCAC’s Ethnic Art Studies program from the Ethnic Heritage Studies Program in Washington D.C., created by Michael Wright CCAC Director of Ethnic Studies in 1980.

Creator(s): Wright, Michael Frank
CCA/C subject: Administrative documents
Person(s) depicted: Wright, Michael Frank, Epstein, Karl, Oz...
Status: Live|Last updated:December 21, 2017 2:07 PM
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Correspondence regarding which department the "African Design" course will be placed in

A letter to Wolfgang Lederer, Chairman of the Department of Design, from John W. Lottes, Assistant to the President, in which Lottes justifies his decision to assign the "African Design" course to the Design Division, attached to a later correspondence from Lederer to President Harry Ford and Martin Streich, Chairman of Basic Studies, insisting that "African Design has no place in the Design Program". And a final message from President Ford stating that "African Design" would become part of the Black Studies Department.

Creator(s): Lottes, John W.; Lederer, Wolfgang; Ford, Harry X. (Harry Xavier)
CCA/C subject: Administrative documents
Person(s) depicted: Lederer, Wolfgang, 1912-2003, Lottes, Jo...
Status: Live|Last updated:December 15, 2017 4:09 PM
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Letter from Michael Wright to President Ford, Bob Forth and John Streetz

A letter to CCAC President Ford in which Michael Wright objects to the CCAC publication Spectrum's representation of Ethnic Studies, and to Spectrum editor Ken David's inclusion of such representations. The letter is accompanied by a clipping of a cartoon, published in Spectrum, that inspired Wright's letter.

Creator(s): Wright, Michael Frank
Person(s) depicted: Wright, Michael Frank, Ford, Harry X. (H...
Status: Live|Last updated:December 14, 2017 10:04 AM
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Grand Marshal Martin Streich leads Graduating Class of 1964

1964 Commencement

Creator(s): Nevis, Betty Jane
CCA/C subject: College events
Person(s) depicted: Streich, Martin H., 1928-1999
Status: Live|Last updated:December 6, 2017 2:58 PM
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Martinez Hall Mural, Bosch inspired mural

Three views of the Bosch inspired Martinez Hall mural, which was completed in 1973 and lasted til 1975, in the rain.

CCA/C subject: Campus views of buildings and architecture
Status: Live|Last updated:December 4, 2017 3:31 PM
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Martinez Hall Mural with masked man on horseback

Two views of an undated Martinez Hall mural depicting a masked man on horseback being shot at by a disembodied head in front of a cityscape.

CCA/C subject: Campus views of buildings and architecture
Status: Live|Last updated:December 4, 2017 2:39 PM
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Kearny Street

Recreated the section of Kearny Street through San Francisco's Chinatown using turtles as inhabitants. Commentary on hatred toward early Chinese immigrants into SF. Some correspondence materials in French.

Creator(s): Ping, Huang Yong
Status: Live|Last updated:December 1, 2017 12:29 PM
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A Brand New Ball Game

Game room environment with oversized chess pieces, video chessboard, and wooden blocks with words, dealing with issues of gender and sexuality in Latino-American culture.

Creator(s): Munoz, Celia Alvarez
Status: Live|Last updated:December 1, 2017 12:28 PM
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Starting Over: Artist's Studio

Re-creation of the artist's studio damaged in the 1989 earthquake. Also included re-creations of his conceptual works from the 1970s, such as "Cafe Society".

Creator(s): Marioni, Tom
Status: Live|Last updated:December 1, 2017 12:28 PM
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Asylum (A Romance)

Juxtaposes technology with a garden/conservatory atmosphere using video, sound, and aromas.

Creator(s): Lucier, Mary
Status: Live|Last updated:December 1, 2017 12:28 PM
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