Program for the 67th Annual CCAC Commencement, May 16, 1974, Paramount Theatre for the Arts 2025 Broadway, Oakland, California. Also includes students whose degrees were conferred December 14, 1973.
Portfolio of keepsakes from the CCAC summer study abroad program at Casa El Molino, 1968, compiled by Arlene Streich. Materials include photographs and drawings created by Arlene: of Casa El Molino, the residence where CCAC faculty and students stayed; of the village and people of Erongarícuaro; and of the nearby town of Pátzcuaro, in the sate of Michoacán located in Western Mexico. The 1968 study abroad program was lead by CCAC faculty Marty Streich and Ron Dahl, it continued for several additional summers through the early 1970s.
Academic Procession in front of Martinez Hall, Oakland California, Commencement 1970.
Commencement 1970 in front of the first mural on Martinez Hall, Oakland California.
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.