Documents Tagged ‘Warren Widener’


83 Black Mayors Feted Here

Archive Entry Date: 6/16/1973

Local black residents certainly benefited from meeting black leaders, but the benefits went both ways for politicians seeking support

Mayor’s Proclamation of Nina Simone Day

Archive Entry Date: 3/31/72

On the occasion of Nina Simone's concert at Rainbow Sign, Mayor Widener honored both the singer and the club

Bowker Bumsout Blacks

Archive Entry Date: 1/29/1972

When the Cal administration installed its own chair of Afro-American Studies, dissenters went to the Rainbow Sign to strategize

Mary Widener in Rainbow Sign Conference Room

Archive Entry Date: 9/9/1971

Like many local black leaders, Warren Widener and his took advantage of Rainbow Sign's rentable community space