Joseph Caleb Center collection, 1972-2004 | The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South FL, Inc.
This themed collection consists of materials relating to the Joseph Caleb Center collected by The Black Archives between 1977 and 2004. The collection documents services offered and events held at the center, news of the center’s opening, information on artwork found at the center, and information on the center's namesake, Joseph Caleb.
Joseph Caleb was chairperson of the Model City Administering Board; president of the Laborers' International Union of North America, Local 478 (AFL-CIO); voted Outstanding Citizen by the Dade Better Government League; and worked in the election campaign for Gwen Cherry. He was murdered in 1972 when he was 34. He left behind a wife and four children.
Series 1: Administrative, circa 1970s
Series 2: Art, circa 1970s
Series 3: Events, 1972-1999
Series 4: General Information, circa 1972-2002
Series 5: Joseph Caleb, circa 1970s
Series 6: Newspaper Articles, circa 1977-1999
Series 7: Oral History Transcripts, 1987
Series 8: Photographs, circa 1970s