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Photographs, 1962-2001, and undated

 Series 7

This series consists of photographs from 1962 to 2001 of meetings and conferences with African officials and the African American Labor Center's (AALC) visits to African countries, as well as group photos of AALC staff. The African Women's Conference, and a conference in Geneva are included. People and places in Africa include Tanzania, Nairobi, and Kenya. Some of the photographs are of Trachtman's family and friends. Many of the photographs are undated. This series also contains three postcards collected by the Trachtman.


  • 1962-2001, and undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to the public and must be used in the Special Collections reading room. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

Series 1, 2, and 6 contains some restricted material. Please check the series and folder listings for additional information.

Series 2 contains born-digital materials. If you would like to access these materials, please contact us prior to your visit as items may require specialized software for access.


57 Photographs (Black and white photographs)

148 Photographs (Color photographs)

45 Negatives (Photographs) (Color negative strips)

1 Photographic Slides

Processing Information

The majority of the photographs were kept in the original order - grouped by prints from rolls of film, and placed in acid-free envelopes. Notes about the topics were transcribed from the original roll's envelope. Photographs are arranged by subject and then chronological order.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

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