The Brad Pye Jr. Campaign Collection documents aspects of the 1991 District 9 race for Los Angeles City Council as well as Pye's community and athletic involvement. The collection spans from 1960-1992, with the majority of records dating from 1988-1991. The collection has been divided into two series: Series I, Administrative Files (1970-1992) and Series II, Events and Presentations (1960-1992).
Series I, Administrative Files, consists of campaign documentation, including Pye's political platform, costs and contributions, publicity samples, campaign management proposals and legal reviews, campaign advertisements, volunteer lists, press releases, résumés, and correspondence. Also included are newspaper and magazine clippings related to Los Angeles public agencies, officials, and politicians, prominent African-American leaders and athletes, and American race relations. The series also contains documentation of Pye's involvement with intercollegiate athletics, including correspondence and press clippings related to James McAlister's eligibility to participate in campus sports at the University of California, Los Angeles during the early 1970s. The series dates from 1970-1992 and is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Series II, Events and Presentations, consists primarily of photographs featuring Pye with local figures, athletes, celebrities, and prominent African-American leaders at various events from 1960-1992, including events related to Pye's city council campaign. Of particular interest are those photographs featuring Martin Luther King, Jr., Muhammad Ali, Frank Robinson, Don King, Al Sharpton, Michael Jordan, Dionne Warwick, Whoopi Goldberg, and many others. Also included are resolutions from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission and the City of Los Angeles as well as a tribute to President John F. Kennedy composed by Pye entitled, "Good Bye Mr. President." The series is arranged alphabetically by subject.