Archives Collection

D. Robert Robertson Papers 

Robert D. Robertson was born in San Francisco, California in 1898. He worked as a labor organizer. In 1943 he and his wife, Norfolk native, Roberta E. Johnson moved to Norfolk. He was a member of the local branch of the NAACP for 15 years, and for a while served as President of the Virginia State Conference of NAACP branches. He was also the Vice-Chairman of the STOP anti-poverty program, and was Huntersville's representative on the Model City Program. The collection include newspaper articles, correspondence, an obituary, 8" x 10" photographs, and certificates.