Mary Bayard White talks about various faculty that influenced her during her time at CCAC in the 70s and 80s. She remembers how her edcucation at CCAC cemented her desire to be an artist and the lasting impact that participating in an experiemental program in Mexico had on her.
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.
California College of the Arts yearbook 1965-1966