Guide to the Edom and Susie Horton Papers

Sean Heyliger
African American Museum & Library at Oakland
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Oakland, California 94612
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African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Edom and Susie Horton Papers

Collection number: MS 56

African American Museum & Library at Oakland

Oakland, California
Processed by:
Sean Heyliger
Date Completed:
09/07/2013
Encoded by:
Sean Heyliger
© 2013 African American Museum & Library at Oakland. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edom and Susie Horton papers
Dates: 1940-1954
Collection number: MS 56
Creator: Horton, Edom.
Creator: Horton, Susie.
Collection Size: .25 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: African American Museum & Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
Oakland, CA 94612
Abstract: The Edom and Susie Horton papers consist of beauty school coursework, shipyard worker training materials, photographs, and employment records. The beauty school coursework materials include Susie Horton’s class notes, exams, and textbook attending the La Henri-Ana School of Beauty Culture in Monroe, Louisiana in 1941. The shipyard worker training materials include handwritten notes on various types of joints, shipyard terminology, a job analysis sheet, locating your job on the boat, and a sheet on payroll problems. The photograph series includes three photographs, most likely depicting Edom and Susie Horton.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.

Access Restrictions

Materials are for use in-library only, non-circulating.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish from the Edom and Susie Horton Papers must be obtained from the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.

Preferred Citation

Edom and Susie Horton papers, MS 56, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

Processing Information

Processed by Sean Heyliger, 09/07/2013.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Edom and Susie Horton papers consist of beauty school coursework, shipyard worker training materials, photographs, and employment records. The beauty school coursework materials include Susie Horton’s class notes, exams, and textbook attending the La Henri-Ana School of Beauty Culture in Monroe, Louisiana in 1941. The shipyard worker training materials include handwritten notes on various types of joints, shipyard terminology, a job analysis sheet, locating your job on the boat, and an information sheet on common payroll problems. The photograph series includes three photographs, most likely depicting Edom and Susie Horton.

Arrangement

Series I. Beauty school coursework Series II. Shipyard worker training material Series III. Photographs Series IV. Employment records

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Beauty, Personal--History.
Beauty, Personal--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Beauty culture--Study and teaching.
Beauty culture--United States--History.
Shipyards--California--History.
World War, 1939-1945--War work.
La Henri-Ana School of Beauty Culture (Monroe, La.).


Collection Contents

 

Beauty school coursework

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Susie Horton's class notes, exams, and textbook while attending the La Henri-Ana School of Beauty Culture in Monroe, Louisiana in 1941.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 1:1

Class notes circa 1941

Box 1:2

Exams 1941

Box 1:6

Class binder [blank] circa 1941

Box 1:3

The Henri-Anna system of beauty culture textbook, Monroe, Louisiana 1940

Box 1:4

Shipyard worker training material

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes handwritten notes on various types of joints, shipyard terminology, a job analysis sheet, locating your job on the boat, and an information on common sheet on payroll problems.
 

Photographs

Physical Description: 3 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes three photographs, most likely depicting Edom and Susie Horton.

Arrangement

Arranged by photograph identification number.
Box 1:5

Portrait of a man [001] circa 1940s

Box 1:5

Woman walking on sidewalk in front of movie theater advertising West of Wyoming [002] circa 1950s

Box 1:5

Man sitting on front steps [003] circa 1950s

 

Employment records

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes a unemployment notification and employee pay stub from Williams & Burrows, Inc.
Box 1:5

Employee’s statement, Williams & Burrows, Inc. 1954

Box 1:5

Unemployment notification 1950