10 in HIGH x 8 in WIDE
(25.40 cm HIGH x 20.32 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers.

From back of photo: October , 1971: Merritt College res. Dr. Norvel Smith, Principal Speaker March Fong." Caption cut from newspaper: "Merritt President Norvel Smith, Assemblywoman March Fong. Mrs. Fong was principal speaker a dedication ceremonies for new campus. Oct 10, 1971." See also Added Info. Asian woman and Black man seated outdoors. They are slightly leaning toward one another and have neutral expressions. Mrs. Fong is on the right side of the photo. Her dark hair is done in the bouffant/teased style and she has sweeping banks above her right eye. She is wearing gold hoop earrings that extend from a button on her ear lobes. She is wearing a double breasted light colored suit with dark buttons and a dark belt with light colored piping. The belt may tie around the waist or has pieces that wind around it. Her blouse has a high collar with a dark piece matching the belt in the middle of the collar in front. (Dark piece with light colored piping.) The suit has wide/large lapels. On her left lapel she is waring a name tag "Merritt College - March Fong - Official." On her right hand she is wearing an oval-link bracelet and rings on her third and ring fingers. One of the rings apears to be a large round stone. The right hand appears to be resting on papers in her lap. Dr. Smith is on the left side of the photo. His hair is a conservative Afro. He is wearing a dark colored suit that has 3 buttons on his right sleeve, light colored button-down shirt and diagonally striped tie. His right hand rests on his right knee. He is wearing dark-rimed glasses and is looking across Mrs. Fong. The top of his name tag is just visible above his right wrist. In the back of the photo is a man. His right profile is barely visible. He is in a drk sweater/top with a white color showing above the neckline. He has a receding hair line but his hair is otherwise full. There is a sign to his left and behind Mrs. Fong that is not readable. From back of photo: "Fong 3 col x 6 7/8" ... with story."

From file folder: March Fong Eu.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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