African - Americans on the Central Coast
Keith Wilkes, King of Hearts : l. to r.: Maren Thompson, Tim Bottoms, Janice Murphy, Jeremy Kramer, Carlita Eubanks, Keith Wilkes, Jeanne Mitchell, Earl Pointer, Debbie Ford and Russ Carter. Keith (later Jamaal) Wilkes was crowned "king" and reigned over the prom. His hobbies were reading, music, and writing, and he planned to major in history or economics in college. His father Reverend L. Leander Wilkes came from Ventura to be pastor of the Second Baptist Church, bringing the family in 1969.
Wearing prom clothes, nine high school students stand while the King of Hearts Keith Wilkes sits on throne. Image originally obtained from Santa Barbara High School.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 X 26 cm.
Black Gold Cooperative Library System
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Santa Barbara High School (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
African Americans -- Social life -- California
African Americans -- California -- Santa Barbara County
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Part of "Historical Photos of Four Ethnicities on California's Central Coast" Collection
Originally published as part of African - Americans on the Central Coast: a photo essay