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Biographical material

Physical Description: 15 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Memry Midgett's resumes, personal correspondence with friends and family members, funeral programs, and newspaper clippings.

Arrangement

Arranged by format and chronologically thereafter.
Box 5:4

Resumes circa 1960s-1990s

 

Personal correspondence

Box 5:9

American Red Cross 1945-1950

Box 5:10

Brice, Carol 1944-05-25

Box 5:11

Cooley, Howard 1944-1945

Box 5:12

Greeting cards 1944-1946

Box 5:13

Jones, Leonard 1949

Box 5:14

Midgett, Julia and Thomas 1950 and undated

Box 5:5

Box 5:5

Box 9:1

Tinsley, Toni Carolyn 1945

Box 9:2

Ward, J. Wesley Jr. 1942

Box 9:3

Williams, Vernon B. Jr. 1947

Box 9:4

Assorted 1910-1968 and undated

 

Funeral programs

Box 5:5

Memry Midgett funeral program 2013

Box 5:5

Julia Florence Ross obituary 1973

Box 5:5

Mollie T. Ross funeral notice 1900-05-21

Box 5:6

Howard Arthur Cooley, Jr. and Memry Midgett wedding announcement 1943-06-20

Box 5:6

Pressed orchid (worn on wedding day) undated

Box 5:7

Englewood High School (Chicago, Illinois) yearbook 1939

Box 5:8

Newspaper clippings 1945-2010 and undated

 

Music

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes Memry Midgett's musical resume and biographical sketch, programs of her performances, correspondence with agents and other musicians, sheet music, and a vinyl record of “Whisper Baby Blues,” featuring Memry Midgett with Johnnie Ingram and His Rhythm Czars.

Arrangement

Arranged by format.
Box 9:5

Resumes 1960, 1990

Box 9:6

Correspondence 1936-1965

 

Programs

Box 9:7

Chicago High School Music Festival program [pin enclosed] 1936-05-27

Box 9:7

Englewood High School graduation program [two copies] 1939-01-26

Box 9:7

American Conservatory of Music fifty-fifth commencement exercises program 1941

Box 9:7

Second and fourth Sunday musicales, Woodlawn A.M.E. Church program 1945-01-14

Box 9:7

Institutional A.M.E. Church annual mid-winter concert featuring Carol Brice souvenir program 1945-01-29

Box 9:7

Die Lorelie Ensemble presents second annual spring concert program 1945-05-13

Box 9:7

Chicago-Talladaga Club presenting in a scholarship benefit recital Rosalie Forest, Dorothy Herron O’Bryant, and Memry Midgett at the Good Shepard Congregational Church 1945-06-24

Box 9:7

Harmony magazine of the 7the annual American Music Festival 1946-07

Box 9:7

Sportsmen Incorporated second annual recital, Corpus Christi Auditorium 1949-04-17

Box 9:7

Carnegie Hall bill [handwritten] 1954-09-25

Box 9:7

The Jazz guide vol. 1 no. 5 1960-01

Box OM 6

“Whisper Baby Blues,” Johnnie Ingram and His Rhythm Czars featuring Memry Midgett, Ollie Records undated

 

Sheet music

Box OM 6

Endorsements of The Duke Ellington Band, Downbeat Club, San Francisco, California 1954-04

Box OM 6

Endorsements of The Count Basie Band, Downbeat Club, San Francisco, California 1953-1954

Box OM 6

Opener trumpet, Memry Warren (Midgett) undated

Box OM 6

Opener tenor, Memry Warren (Midgett) undated

Box OM 6

Opener drums, Memry Warren (Midgett) undated

Box OM 6

Opener bass, Memry Warren (Midgett) undated

 

Photographs

Physical Description: 703 photographs

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes family photographs of the Ross, Talbot, and Midgett familes in Chicago, Illinois and Northern Alabama, publicity stills of jazz musicians, and photographs of Memry Midgett's family life and musical career.

Arrangement

Arranged into three subseries, I. Family Photographs, II. Memry Midgett, and III. Publicity Stills, and by photograph identification number thereafter.
 

Family photographs

Box 1

Portrait of unidentified woman [0001] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of unidentified woman [0002] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of unidentified man [0003] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of Mary Ross Winter [0004] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of Helen Cooper [0005] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of unidentified woman, inscribed: "Miss Wass Ross Tuscumbia, Ala" [0006] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of Wass Ross [?] and unidentified woman [0007] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of unidentified man [0008] circa 1890s

Box 1

Portrait of unidentified woman with bonnet and parasol [0009] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of unidentified man, inscribed: "Stover" [0010] circa 1870s

Box 1

Portrait of Carrie [?] Nelson and two children, inscribed: "Mrs. Nelson Carrie's namesake" [011] circa 1860s

Box 1

Portrait of Mrs. Moore, Mahon & Taylor photographers, Nashville, Tennesee, inscribed: "Mrs. Moore Nashville" [0012] circa 1880s

Box 1

Portrait of Miss Mollie Cooper, inscribed: "Miss Mollie Cooper, Mollie Ross's namesake" [0013] circa 1880s

Box 1

Minette portrait of Eck Mosley, Memphis, Tennessee [0014] undated

Box 1

Mrs. Julia Midgett, Memry Midgett, Billy [-], Bobby [-], and Ms. M.C. Wade sitting on picnic table [0015] 1925

Box 2

Portrait of Carrie Ross [?] and Julia Ross [?] sitting on bench [0016] circa 1890s

Box 2

Portrait of Mrs. Ruth Fry, Echard Photo Co., Florence, Alabama inscribed: "Mrs. Ruth Fry Tuscumbia, Ala to Carrie N. Ross Tuscumbia, Ala. Mrs. R.B. Fry" [0017] circa 1880s

Box 2

Portrait of Willie Fountain and Pattie Settles, inscribed: "Willie Fountain & Pattie Settles from Pattie to Helen Tuscumbia, Ala. Nov. 1896" [0018] 1896-11

Box 2

Portrait of Mary Ross Winter, Gebhardt & Co. Cottage Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee [0019] circa 1880s

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified woman, Gebhardt & Co. Cottage Gallery, Memphis, Tennesse [0020] circa 1880s

Box 2

Portrait of Malcolm Fry in high chair, inscribed: "Malcolm Fry Tuscumbia" [0021] circa 1885

Box 2

Portrait of Fred C. Ashford, inscribed: "Fred C. Ashford of Courtland, Ala." [0022] circa 1890s

Box 2

Portrait of Harriet Ashford, C.F. Voght photographer, Decatur, Alabama [0023] circa 1870s

Box 2

Portrait of Rev. Barton and family, C.P. Payne photo 21 Market St. Montgomery, Alabama [0024] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Mr. Fearn, Echard Photo Co., Florence, Alabama, inscribed: "Mr. Fearn Tuscumbia, Ala" [0025] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Ross sisters (left-right): Etta Ross, Julia Ross, Mollie Ross, Carrie Ross, Helen Ross , Echard Photo Co. Florence, Alabama [0026] circa 1890s

Box 2

Class photograph, first primary school, African American school, Gadsen, Alabama (pictured, Mattie Ross) [0027] circa 1900s

Box 2

Portrait of Jannie B. Breeding, J.P. Phelps photographer, Sheffield and Tuscumbia, Alabama [0028] circa 1893

Box 2

Portrait of Caston Nathaniel McDaniels, C.F. Voght photographer, Decatur, Alabama [0029] circa 1880s

Box 2

Baby portrait of James Ross Allen, age 3, Newton photographer, 382 Main St. Memphis, Tennessee [0030] 1901-11

Box 2

Portrait of Hattie Scroggins [?], inscribed: "With best wishes and love from Hattie Scroggins Mrs. Wass Ross," Gast photographer, Huntsville, Alabama [0031] undated

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified woman, Columbian Art Co. [0032] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Leana Terrell, Rasmussen Portrait Studio, 1725 Second Ave., Rock Island, Illinois [0033] circa 1890s

Box 2

Portrait of James Kelley, Echard Photo Co. Florence, Alabama [0034] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Henry Keller, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0035] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Etta Ross Talbot and Malcolm Fry, J. W. Baily photographer, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0036] circa 1890s

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified woman, Hanson's photography, Memphis, Tennessee [0037] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Ella Leach, Krauss & Dennerle photographers, 54 & 56 Beal Street Memphis, Tennessee [0038] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Mollie Ross, Fischer & Snyder photographer [0039] 1896

Box 2

Portrait of Mollie Ross, Fischer & Snyder photographer, reverse: "Sister Mollie, Oct. 1896 Aunt Mollie of Tuscumbia, Ala. Died 1900 next to oldest (mattie) child of Wm. Ross" [0040] 1896

Box 2

Portrait of Mrs. Wass Cooper Ross in mourning dress, J.W. Bailey photographer, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0041] circa 1890s

Box 2

Portrait of Ms. Goodwin [?], Mr. Stout, and Wass Cooper Ross, reverse: "To Etta and Helen from sister, Mrs. Goodwin [?]. Mr. Stout, Miss Ross" [0042] circa 1880s

Box 2

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson Midgett leaning on umbrella, reverse: "From T. J. Midgett to J. H. Ross May 16th, 1900, " J. W. Bailey photographer, Tuscumbia, Alabama [043] 1900-05-16

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified woman, Gebhardt & Co. Cottage Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee [0044] undated

Box 2

Outdoor potrait of group of men and women, reverse: "Tuscumbia group of friends" [0045] circa 1890s

Box 2

Portrait of Mattie Watson Williams, reverse: "Mrs. Mattie Watson Williams, sister of my father Mrs. Thomas Midgett" [0046] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Ellen Kersey, Howarth photographer, 3136 Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, Illinois [0047] circa 1900s

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified boy, reverse: "To Uncle Willie from George" [0048] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Julia Cooper Griffin, reverse: "Julia Cooper Griffin died 1909 in Chicago, Ill." [0049] circa 1900s

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified couple [0050] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Carrie Allen (nee Ross) and James Allen, reverse: "To Etta from Carrie, Carrie Allen & baby James" [0051] undated

Box 2

Portrait of George Porter, John Cordingly photographer, 2448 Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, Illinois [0052] 1893

Box 2

Portrait of Velma [-], inscribed: "Etta from Velma," Rembrandt Studio Houston, Texas [0053] undated

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified man, reverse: "To E.C. from [-]"John Cordingly photographer, 2448 Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, Illinois [0054] 1893

Box 2

Portrait of the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Midgett [0055] undated

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified man [0056] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Mattie Ross Hall, St. Paul Kraft [0057] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Henrietta Cooper, reverse: "Harrieta Cooper Tuscumbia, Ala to Wass Ross from her Auntie Harrieta Cooper" [0058] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Wass Cooper Ross [0059] undated

Box 2

Wedding portrait of Thomas Jefferson Midgett [?] and Julia Ross Midgett, Bailey Photo Studio, Sheffield, Alabama [?][0060] circa 1901

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified woman, inscribed: "From Nellie to Etta," Lay photography, Nashville, Tennessee [0061] circa 1900s

Box 2

William Talbot standing next to his U.S. Mail wagon [two copies][0062] circa 1910s

Box 2

Portrait of Hattie Scroggins , inscribed: "From Hattie to Etta" [0063] undated

Box 2

Portrait of William Hill, reverse: "From Wm. Hill, music teacher at Normal Ala. To Etta Ross," Collins & Son photography, Huntsville, Alabama [0064] undated

Box 2

Portrait of two young men, reverse: "compliments of R.J. Brown to Etta and Joseph Baley" [0065] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Addie Butler [?], C.A. Prater photographer, 724 W. Nth St. Little Rock, Arkansas [0066] undated

Box 2

Baby portrait in carriage, reverse: "From Demetrice [?] to E.C. Ross" [0067] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Mr. Stevens, reverse: "Mr. Stevens of Stevenson, Ala." [0068] undated

Box 2

Portrait of Laura Barton, Morris Levit photographer, 4447 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0069] circa 1900s

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified man [0070] undated

Box 2

Portrait of James Ross Allen, reverse: "James Ross Allen cousin, son Mr. & Mrs. Jim Allen (Carrie Ross)," Bailey photographer, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0071] circa 1900s

Box 2

Portrait of Taylor and Berta Ware, Collins & Son photographer, Huntsville, Alabama [0072] undated

Box 2

Portrait of unidentified woman, Eckler Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0073] undated

Box 3:1

Portrait of unidentified man, Newton photographer, Memphis, Tennessee [0074] circa 1900s

Box 3:1

Portrait of Miss Helen Cooper, Bailey photography, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0075] undated

Box 3:1

Baby portrait of Mamie Ross Murray [?], reverse: "Mamie Ross Murray's baby Tuscumbia, Ala. Jackson, Tenn.," Bailey photography, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0076] undated

Box 3:1

Portrait of Anna White [0077] undated

Box 3:1

Portrait of J.O. Davis [?] [0078] undated

Box 3:1

Portrait of boy and girl, inscribed: "To Etta & Talbot from Louise and Clinton with love May, 1945" [0079] 1945-05

Box 3:1

Portrait of Mattie Ross Hall and Orri Hall, reverse: "Aunt Mattie Ross Hall & husband Orri Hall (professional businessman) give this to mamma and I'll get Orri to have some more made and sent to you," Hoffman photography, 273 E. 7th St. St. Paul, Minnesota [0080] circa 1900s

Box 3:1

Portrait of young child [0081] undated

Box 3:2

Family portrait of Carrie Ross Allen, Jim Allen and son James Allen, Wood Bros., 813 W. 63rd St. Chicago, Illinois [0082 A-B] circa 1900s

Box 3:2

Portrait of unidentified baby [0083] undated

Box 3:2

Portrait of John Dunlap [0084] undated

Box 3:2

Portrait of Jim Long, reverse: "Jim Long of Corinth, Miss.," Coover photography, Schiller Building, Chicago, Illinois [0085] 1907-10-14

Box 3:2

Portrait of unidentified woman, Lay Bros. Nashville, Tennessee [0086] undated

Box 3:2

Portrait of Jane Ross, Bailey photography, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0087] undated

Box 3:2

Portrait of Almon Cooper, Holmes photography, 1250 W. 63rd St. Chicago, Illinois [0088] undated

Box 3:3

Group portrait (left-right): Julia Ross, Minnie Rowan, Carrie Ross, Etta Ross, Fannie Summers, Bailey photography, Tuscumbia, Alabama [0089] circa 1900s

Box 3:3

Portrait of Mattie Ross Hall and Orri Hall, Hoffman photography, 273 E. 7th St. St. Paul, Minnesota [0090] circa 1900s

Box 3:3

Portrait of William Talbot, reverse: "Uncle William Talbot, husband of Aunt Etta Ross died October 5, 1949" [0091] undated

Box 3:3

Portrait of unidentified man in United State Air Force uniform, inscribed:"Greetings '43 Ja Kersey" [0092'] 1943

Box 3:3

Portrait of Etta Ross (right) and unidentified woman in bathing suits in front of ocean backdrop, inscribed: "To Mamma from Etta, we are in Atlantic City and are taking baths in the ocean. It is fine wish you were here with us." [0093] circa 1900s

Box 3:3

Portrait of Miss Richardson, reverse: Miss E.C. Ross, Miss Richardson" [0094] circa 1900s

Box 3:3

Portrait of May Belle A. White, reverse: "Miss E.C. Ross from May Belle A. White" [0095] circa 1900s

Box 3:4

Portrait of Dr. Booth, reverse: "Doctor Booth Decatur, Ala from Dr. S.O. Booth to Miss Ross" [0096] circa 1900s

Box 3:4

Portrait of Allie [?] White, reverse: "To Etta C. Ross from cousin Allie [?] White Washington D.C. 1314 Spring St.," C.E. Kerfoot photography, 805 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington D.C. [0097] undated

Box 3:4

Portrait of Annie Cooper, reverse: "From Annie Cooper to Ella, Huntsville, Ala" [0098] 1907-02

Box 3:4

Portrait of Margaret [-], inscribed: "A pal and a friend always to Memry from Margaret" [0099] undated

Box 3:4

Portrait of unidentified woman [0100] undated

Box 3:4

Portrait of Etta Ross Talbot [0101] undated

Box 3:5

Portrait of Laura Simpson, reverse: "Laura Simpson of Memphis, Tenn.," Newton photography, 382 Main St. Memphis, Tennessee [0102] undated

Box 3:5

Portrait of young girl, reverse: "To Mrs. Ross & Etta from S. Buford," Collins & Son photography, Huntsville, Alabama [0103] undated

Box 3:5

Portrait of Dora [-], reverse: 'From Chummie Dora [?] to Chummie Etta," Collins & Son photography, Huntsville, Alabama [0104] circa 1900s

Box 3:5

Portrait of Amanda Fountain (Jenkins), Eckler photography, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0105] circa 1900s

Box 3:5

Portrait of Malcolm Fry, reverse: "From Malcolm to Etta Feb. 1 '07," Lay photography [0106] 1907-02-01

Box 3:5

Portrait of unidentified man [0107] undated

Box 3:5

Portrait of Ellen Kersey and baby George Kersey, Shepherd Studio, 3018 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0108] circa 1906

Box 3:5

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson Midgett, Electric Studio, 3512 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0109] undated

Box 3:5

Portrait of Dr. Claude Wade, Hot Springs, Arkansas, J.P. Newton photography, 3140 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0110] undated

Box 3:6

(left-right): Julia Ross, Wass Ross, Etta Ross, Julia Terrel, and Carrie Ross in St. Paul, Minnesota, Zimmerman Bros photography [0111] undated

Box 3:6

Portrait of woman holding a rose, J.P. Newton photography, Chicago, Illinois [0112] undated

Box 3:6

Portrait of unidentified woman sitting in chair, Halladay photography, Holly Springs, Mississippi [0113] undated

Box 3:6

Portrait of unidentified woman [0114] undated

Box 3:6

Portrait of Mrs. Davis, Howarth photographer, 3136 Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, Illinois [0115] circa 1900s

Box 3:6

Portrait of William Talbot and Etta Ross Talbot [0116] undated

Box 3:6

Portrait of Gladys Janie Wynne [0117] undated

Box 4:1

Portrait of unidentified woman [0118 A-C] undated

Box 4:1

Portrait of unidentified woman, Woodard Studios, 366 E. 47th St. Chicago, Illinois [0119] undated

Box 4:1

Portrait of Carrie Ross [?] [0120] undated

Box 4:1

Portrait of woman in Women's Defense Corps of America uniform, inscribed: "As ever your pal Julia 5/13/46," 30th Contrary Studio Evanston, Illinois [0121] 1946-05-13

Box 4:2

Portrait of unidentified woman, R.D. Jones photography, 443 E. 47th St. [0122] undated

Box 4:2

Portrait of Louise Yvonne Harper, age 11 months Multifoto Studio of Mandel Brothers Chicago, Illinois [0123] 1939-10-03

Box 4:2

Portrait of Minnie [-], inscribed: "Mrs Etta Ross Talbot from Minnie Dec. 25 1912" [0124] 1912-12-25

Box 4:2

Portrait of unidentified woman, R.D. Jones photography, 8504 Brand Boulevard [0125] circa 1920s

Box 4:2

Funeral casket of Mrs. Mattie Ross Hall, St. Paul, Minnesota [0126] 1914

Box 4:3

Man and four women seated in carriage, Tuscumbia, Alabama, pictured: Wass Ross, second from the right [0127] 1914-02-08

Box 4:3

Portrait of unidentified man, Lourlock photography, Washington D.C. [0128] undated

Box 4:3

Portrait of unidentified man and woman [0129] circa 1910s

Box 4:3

Portrait of Annie May Darden, William Woodard photography, Chicago, Illinois [0130] circa 1910s

Box 4:3

Portrait of Etta Ross [?] [0131] undated

Box 4:3

Portrait of unidentified man [0132] undated

Box 4:3

Portrait of Joseph A. Kersey, Gibson Studios, Garland Building, Chicago, Illinois [0133] undated

Box 4:4

Portrait of unidentified woman, reverse: "From Delpha [?] to Etta," J.P. Newton photography, 3140 State St., Chicago, Illinois [0134] undated

Box 4:4

Group portrait in park, Pearson photography, 855 N. Clark St. [0135] circa 1900s

Box 4:4

Portrait of boy and girl [0136] undated

Box 4:4

Portrait of Leland's Giants baseball player [0137] circa 1900s

Box 4:4

Group portrait of African American troops [0138] circa 1900s

Box 4:4

Portrait of Marl Young [?] [0139] undated

Box 5:2

Group portrait of church choir, H.A. Stewart, Chicago, Illinois [0189] circa 1940s

Box 5:2

Group portrait of men and women [0190] circa 1950s

Box 5:2

Group photograph of men and women, Hawaiian Village Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii [0191] circa 1960s

Box 5:2

Portrait of Minnie and Jenkins [-] [0192] circa 1940s

Box 5:2

Portrait of unidentified woman, inscribed: "To my dear dear friend, Memry, all my love and here's to more good times Heather" [0193] circa 2000s

Box 1

Carrie Ross and three girls sitting under tree, caption: "writing a letter" [0194] circa 1920s

Box 1

Six women standing next to house [0195] circa 1920s

Box 1

Six women sitting next to house [0196] circa 1920s

Box 1

Six women standing next to house [0197] circa 1920s

Box 1

Six women sitting next to house [0198] circa 1920s

Box 1

Six women standing next to house [0199] circa 1920s

Box 1

Women standing next to front porch steps [0200] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of men and women standing on front porch steps [0201] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of men and women standing on front porch steps [0202] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of men standing on front porch steps [0203] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of women standing on front porch steps [0204] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing on front porch steps [0205] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of men and women standing on front porch steps [0206] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and woman standing next to front porch steps [0207] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and two two women walking up front porch steps [0208] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of men and women standing on front porch steps [0209] circa 1920s

Box 1

Men and women getting into parked automobile [0210] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women standing next to brick building [0211] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women and young girl standing next to brick building [0212] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman and young girl standing next to brick building [0213] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women and young girl standing next to brick building [0214] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two men and woman standing next to building [0215] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two men and woman sitting in yard [0216] circa 1920s

Box 1

Four men and women lying in yard [0217] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and woman relaxing by lake [0218] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three women and man standing next to railing [0219] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two men at the beach [0220] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two men at the beach [0221] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and two women sitting on deck [0222] circa 1920s

Box 1

Boy and girl standing in backyard [0223] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of men and women playing in the snow in front of house [0224] circa 1920s

Box 1

Carrie Ross Allen standing on front porch steps, caption: "Carrie Ross Allen waiting" [0225] circa 1920s

Box 1

Carrie Ross Allen washing clothes in washtub, caption:"Carrie Allen on washday" [0226] circa 1920s

Box 1

Carrie Ross Allen standing in yard, caption: "Feeling fine Carrie R. Allen, taken in Tuscumbia, Ala. On Mother's Day May 1927" [0227] 1927-05

Box 1

Carrie Ross Allen standing in yard pulling honeysuckle, caption: "Pulling honeysuckle Carrie R. Allen" [0228] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three men standing next to artillery canon [0229] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two men sitting on front porch [0230] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women in bathing suits swimming in lake [0231] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women in bathing suits swimming in lake [0232] circa 1920s

Box 1

Four women in bathing suits swimming in lake [0233] circa 1920s

Box 1

Women and children sitting on front porch steps [0234] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and woman sitting on front porch steps [0235] circa 1920s

Box 1

Boy and girl standing on front porch steps [0236] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three women sitting on lawn in backyard [0237] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three women sitting on lawn in backyard [0238] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women embracing in backyard [0239] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing in backyard [0240] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of men and women standing in front of house [0241] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and woman playing with puppy in front yard [0242] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and two women standing in backyard [0243] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and woman sitting on front porch steps [0244] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three women sitting on front porch steps [0245] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women in bathing suits sitting on pier pilings [0246] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women in bathing suits diving off of pier [0247] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of women standing next to building [0248] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man with smoking pipe lying in yard playing with kitten and puppy [0249] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and two women standing in yard [0250] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and two women playing with puppy in yard [0251] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group of women standing on front porch steps [0252] circa 1920s

Box 1

Baby standing in backyard [0253] circa 1920s

Box 1

Four men and women in backyard [0254] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman sitting in backyard [0255] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and two women lying in backyard [0256] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three women sitting on front porch steps [0257] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing in backyard [0258] circa 1920s

Box 1

Four women standing in backyard [0259] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women sitting on broken concrete form [0260] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing on front steps, reverse: "Mrs. Roberts" [0261] circa 1920s

Box 1

Dog Prince standing on hind legs in yard [0262] circa 1920s

Box 1

Dog Prince sitting in yard, reverse: "My dear little dog Prince. He lived to be 18 yrs old" [0263] circa 1920s

Box 1

Boy and dog sitting in 20th Century Coaster wagon [0264] circa 1930s

Box 1

Memry Midgett and her dog standing in backyard [0265] 1933-08

Box 1

Man and woman sitting in backyard [0266] circa 1930s

Box 1

Two women reclining on beach [0267] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three women holding hands in backyard [0268] circa 1930s

Box 1

Two women on swingset [0269] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and two unidentified women [0270] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman and two unidentified men [0271] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and woman standing on foot bridge [0272] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two men standing next to parked car [0273] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man standing in backyard [0274] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man standing in backyard [0275] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group photograph of family [0276] circa 1920s

Box 1

Group photograph of family [0277] circa 1920s

Box 1

Four men holding stringer of fish [0278] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women holding stringer of fish [0279] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing next to boat [0280] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing on shoreline [0281] circa 1920s

Box 1

Girl and two boys standing on sidewalk [0282] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man holding hat standing next to building [0283] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three men standing next to building [0284] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man fishing from pier [0285] circa 1920s

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Man and woman sitting in boat, club house in the background [0286] circa 1920s

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Four men and women standing next to building [0287] circa 1920s

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Four men and women standing next to building [0288] circa 1920s

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Four men and women standing next to building [0289] circa 1920s

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Man fishing from pier [0290] circa 1920s

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Man standing in doorway [0291] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women and girl standing on porch, reverse: "Etta" [0292] circa 1910s

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Group of men and women standing on front porch steps [0293] circa 1910s

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Man and three women sitting on tree stump, caption: "sitting on a log in Ala." [0294] circa 1910s

Box 1

Two women talking in frontyard [0295] circa 1910s

Box 1

Portrait of woman, reverse: "with love to cousin Lucy from cousin Eliza" [0296] undated

Box 1

Woman standing next to doorway [0297] circa 1920s

Box 1

Julia Ross Midgett and Memry Midgett sitting on porch [0298] 1924

Box 1

Julia Ross Midgett and Memry Midgett standing in yard [0299] circa 1920s

Box 1

Girl standing on front porch steps, reverse: "Strickland at 20 months" [0300] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman and dog sitting on front porch, reverse: "His royal highness "Fluff" to his Aunt Etta," Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0301] circa 1920s

Box 1

Exterior of house at 417 Cottage St. Hot Springs, Arkansas, reverse: "The Nest, 417 Cottage St. Hot Springs, Arkansas" [0302] undated

Box 1

Etta Ross Talbot standing in front of building entrance, reverse: "Mrs Etta Talbot 1954 - Oct. 4th leaving Oakland, Calif. Where she had visited her sister Julia for a month" [0303] 1954-10-04

Box 1

Woman standing in front yard, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0306] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing on front porch with dog, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0307] circa 1920s

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Woman standing facing front porch, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0308] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing on front porch steps, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0309] circa 1920s

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Boy wading in river, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0310] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman standing on front porch steps, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0311] circa 1920s

Box 1

Woman sitting on boulder in the woods, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0312] circa 1920s

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Woman sitting on boulder in the woods, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0313] circa 1920s

Box 1

Three women standing under New Waukesha Hotel sign, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0314] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women standing in yard holding ears of corn, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas[0315] circa 1920s

Box 1

Man and three women changing automobile flat tire on roadside, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0316] circa 1920s

Box 1

Two women and dog standing on walkway in front of house, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0317] circa 1920s

Box 6

Three women and dog standing on rockface, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0318] circa 1920s

Box 6

Boy standing on sidewalk holding tennis racket, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0319] circa 1920s

Box 6

Two women standing in garden, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0320] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman and dog wading in river, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0321] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman wading in river, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0322] circa 1920s

Box 6

Boy and dog wading in river, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0323] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing in woods next to covered wagon [?], Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0324] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man sitting in chair on deck [0325] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man standing in yard with crossed arms [0326] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man and dog sitting on front porch steps [0327] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man standing next to brick building [0328] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing in backyard [0329] circa 1920s

Box 6

Two women standing in backyard [0330] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman and dog standing in backyard [0331] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman and two men standing on foot bridge [0332] circa 1920s

Box 6

Two men and woman standing next to parked automobile [0333] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing in field, crowd assembled in the background [0334] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man standing in field, crowd assembled in the background [0335] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing next to dog on hind legs in front yard [0336] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man and dog sitting on front porch steps [0337] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman sitting on front porch steps [0338] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man embracing woman in front yard [0339] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman holding bundle of flowers standing on front porch steps [0340] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man bending over to set sprinkler in yard [0341] circa 1920s

Box 6

Two women in turkey costumes dancing in yard [0342 A-C] circa 1920s

Box 6

Two women wearing turkey costumes standing in yard [0343] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman in turkey costume dancing in yard [0344] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman in turkey costume standing in yard [0345] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman in turkey costume standing in yard [0346] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman in turkey costume standing in yard [0347] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man and woman standing in yard [0348] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man standing in yard [0349] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing in yard [0350] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man and woman standing on front porch steps [0351] circa 1920s

Box 6

Two men and a woman standing outside of church [0352] circa 1920s

Box 6

Sallie Gray, Carrie Allen, and Alberta Reynolds standing on bridge in front of automobile, caption: "Friends! Sallie Gray, Carrie Allen, and Alberta Reynolds" [0353] circa 1920s

Box 6

Three women sitting in parked automobile [0354] circa 1920s

Box 6

Four women and girl sitting on front bumper of automobile [0355] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman and girl standing next to brick building [0356] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman and girl standing next to brick building [0357] circa 1920s

Box 6

Four men and women standing in yard [0358] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man standing in field [0360] 1934-08-21

Box 6

Memry Midgett sitting in driver's seat of automobile [0361] 1934-08-21

Box 6

Memry Midgett and woman standing in field [0362] 1934-08-21

Box 6

Woman standing in field [0363] 1934-08-21

Box 6

Woman sitting in driver's seat of automobile [0364] 1934-08-21

Box 6

Two women standing on front porch steps [0365] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing in front of rock wall, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0366] circa 1920s

Box 6

Boy and girl on bicycle standing on sidewalk next to brick building [0367] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man, woman and dog standing on front porch, 417 Cottage St., Hot Springs, Arkansas [0368] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man and four women standing next to house [0369] circa 1910s

Box 6

Man and three women on front porch [0370] circa 1910s

Box 6

Woman driving automobile in front of the Elite Café, reverse: "Miss Elizabeth & Melnatti [?]" [0371] circa 1910s

Box 6

Woman standing in garden [0372] circa 1910s

Box 6

Woman standing on roadside [0373] circa 1920s

Box 6

Group photograph of young women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms in field [0374] circa 1920s

Box 6

Group photograph of young women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms in field [0375] circa 1920s

Box 6

Three women swimming in lake [0376] circa 1920s

Box 6

Three women swimming in lake [0377] circa 1920s

Box 6

Group of young women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms interlocking arms next to railroad tracks [0378] circa 1920s

Box 6

Four young women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms sitting on wooden platform [0379] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing next to U.S. flag draped from Y.W.C.A. sign [0380] circa 1920s

Box 6

Group photograph of youny women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms standing on walkway [0381] circa 1920s

Box 6

Five young women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms sitting on porch railing [0382] circa 1920s

Box 6

Two young women in bath suits sitting on lake pier [0383] circa 1920s

Box 6

Young woman in bathing suit diving off of plank into lake [0384] circa 1920s

Box 6

Group of young women swimming in lake [0385] circa 1920s

Box 7

Group of young women sitting on plank at the lake [0386] circa 1920s

Box 7

Group photograph of young women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms in field [0387] circa 1920s

Box 7

Three women standing next to U.S. flag drapped from Y.W.C.A. sign [0388] circa 1920s

Box 6

Group photograph of young women wearing Y.W.C.A. Girl Reserves uniforms [0389] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man and woman peeking around telephone pole, caption:"Alberta & her boy cousin peeking around the poll taken in Sheffield, Ala." [0390] circa 1920s

Box 6

Lula May Renolds sitting in garden [0391] circa 1920s

Box 6

Group of men and women seated at picnic table [0392] circa 1940s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen standing next to porch holding a bouquet of roses, caption: "Joyful day at friend Sallie, Carrie Allen on Mother's Day" [0393] circa 1920s

Box 7

Portrait of Carrie Ross Allen, State Studio, 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [two copies][0394] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen picking up bricks at the brickyard, Tuscumbia, Alabama, caption: "Miss Allen at the brick yard gathering a few bricks just after breakfast at Sallies" [0395] circa 1920s

Box 6

Sallie Gray, Etta Ross Talbot, and Carrie Ross sitting in parked automobile, caption:"Resting & thinking that's all" [0396] circa 1920s

Box 6

Etta Ross Talbot, Sallie Gray, Memry Midgett, Julia Midgett, and Carrie Ross Allen sitting on front bumper of automobile, Russellville, Alabama, caption: "On an outing throughout the country down South in Alabama on a hot day isn't it warm" [0397] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen washing up at wash basin in backyard, caption: "Carrie R. Allen bowl bath in backyard" [0398] circa 1920s

Box 6

Sallie Gray standing next to warning sign on Wilson Dam, Alabama, caption: "On the bridge at Wilson Dam Mrs. Sallie Gray" [0399] circa 1920s

Box 6

Elsie Williams and her father, Mr. Macklin standing in lumberyard, caption: "Elsie Williams taken just after her arrival in Courtland to visit her dear old dad Mr. Macklyn & daughter" [0400] circa 1920s

Box 6

Mrs. Sallie Gray standing in her front yard [0401] circa 1920s

Box 6

Three women standing in field, houses under construction in the background, caption: "Friends" [0402] circa 1920s

Box 6

Elsie Williams standing next to front porch, caption: "Mrs. Elsie Williams on a visit to her sister Mrs. Sallie Gray to view of the home of Mrs. Gray" [0403] circa 1920s

Box 6

Mrs. Sallie Gray reclining against lumber, caption: "At the lumber yard posing for her friend Carrie R. A. Mrs. Sallie Gray Tuscumbia Ala." [0404] circa 1920s

Box 6

Sallie Gray sitting in front yard, caption: "Resting among the flowers at her own home after breakfast" [0405] circa 1920s

Box 6

Five men and women standing next to stone structure, caption: "Posing at the resovour by the Mississippi River just rambling around" [0406] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen holding flowers, caption: "Near the flower pit at Sallie's and holding a pitcher of flowers" [0407] circa 1920s

Box 6

Elsie Williams and Carrie Ross Allen standing next to house [0408] circa 1920s

Box 6

(left-right): Lula May Renolds, Alberta, Tom, Carrie Ross Allen, and Sallie Gray, caption: "On the road going to Florence [Alabama]" [0409] circa 1920s

Box 6

Albert, Elsie Williams, Carrie Ross, Lula, and Lula Renolds posing next to fence, caption: "A bunch of chickens, Tuscumbia girls southern peaches" [0410] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen and Sallie Macklyn Gray sitting on pile of bricks, caption: "Having a morning chat sitting on a brick pile Miss Carrie Allen and Sallie Macklyn Tuscumbia Ala." [0411] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen and girl picking up boards next to house, caption: "Carrie Allen picking boards as a worker" [0412] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen standing on ladder holding a hammer, caption:"Carrie R. Allen as a carpenter" [0413] circa 1920s

Box 6

Rev. Williams and Carrie Ross Allen picking peaches from tree, caption:"Happy days shaking peaches Carrie Allen and Rev. Williams" [0414] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen sitting on front porch steps holding bouquet of flowers, caption: "Southern flowers, Carrie Ross Allen (lonesome)" [0415] circa 1920s

Box 6

Three girls standing with luggage next to train, caption:"School girls Sadie May Davis & Company, ready to board train for Nashville, Tenn." [0416] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen holding parasol, caption: "Posing in the sun Carrie R. Allen" [0417] circa 1920s

Box 6

Man and group of women sitting in automobile parked on the Wilson Muscle Shoals Dam, caption: "On the bridge at the dam Muscle Shoals, Carrie, Alberta, Sallie, Lula" [0418] circa 1920s

Box 6

Carrie Ross Allen riding a bicycle at the brick yard in Tuscumbia, Alabama, caption: "Off for a ride, Miss Carrie Ross Allen leaving the brick yard at Tuscumbia" [0419] circa 1920s

Box 7

Carrie Ross Allen standing on ladder cutting roses, caption:"The old homestead at Tuscumbia Alabama, Carrie Ross Allen on the ladder cutting roses" [two copies] [0420] circa 1920s

Box 7

Carrie Ross Allen standing on ladder cutting roses, caption:"Just thinking that's all, cutting roses at home, Carrie Ross" [0421] circa 1920s

Box 6

Albert, Elsie Williams, Carrie Ross, Lula, and Lula Renolds posing next to fence, caption: "A hot day in Courtland, Ala." [0422] circa 1920s

Box 6

Portrait of James R. Allen [?], inscribed: "Baby doll Allen to Julia Ross" [0423] circa 1900s

Box 6

Portrait of boy holding teddy bear standing on wicker chair [0424] circa 1910s

Box 6

Portrait of unidentified woman, The Fair Department Store, Chicago, Illinois [0425] circa 1920s

Box 6

Portrait of James R. Allen, reverse: "To Etta from Janie Ross, James R. Allen Chicago, Ill.," S. Holmes, 1250 W. 63rd St. Chicago, Illinois [0426] circa 1900s

Box 6

Portrait of Mattie Ross Hall, Friars Point, Mississippi [0427] circa 1890s

Box 6

Portrait of unidentified woman , W.C.O. Jacques photography, Florence, Alabama [0428] circa 1890s

Box 6

Portrait of Orrington Hall [0429] circa 1890s

Box 6

Baby portrait of Etta Lee Allen [0430] circa 1900s

Box 6

Portrait of Victoria Perkins [?], Florence, Alabama [0431] circa 1880s

Box 6

Group photograph of African American baseball team, reverse: "From Dewitt to Etta ball team" [0432] circa 1900s

Box 6

Etta Ross Talbot standing in backyard next to bench, reverse: "Etta Talbot 5231 Wabash Ave. Chicago, Ill." [0433] circa 1900s

Box 6

Woman and child sitting on front porch [0434] circa 1920s

Box 6

Memry Midgett standing on front porch steps with Jimmy the Dog and tomcat [0435] circa 1923

Box 6

Woman standing next to building [two copies][0436] circa 1920s

Box 6

Woman standing in front of house [0437] circa 1920s

Box 6

Portrait of Julia Ross Midgett [0438] circa 1900s

Box 6

Portrait of Orietta Cooper, reverse: "Orietta Cooper, my mother's cousin" [0439] undated

Box 6

Portrait of Pearl McGill [0440] undated

Box 6

Portrait of boy [0441] circa 1900s

Box 6

Portrait of Hattie Davis, reverse: "My dear friend Mrs. Hattie Davis Tuscumbia, Ala." [0442] circa 1920s

Box 8

Woman holding a baby [0443] 1941

Box 8

Woman and girl sitting on lawn with baby [0444] 1941

Box 8

Girl and baby sitting on blanket in yard [0445] 1941

Box 8

Girl sitting in swing [0446] 1941

Box 8

Girl pushing baby riding a tricycle [0447] 1941

Box 8

Group of men and women sitting on park bench, woman in middle holds a tennis racket [0448] circa 1930s

Box 8

Man stands next to woman with tennis racket [0449] circa 1930s

Box 8

Two women sitting in park [0450] 1936-08

Box 8

Man and woman sitting in park [0451] 1936-08

Box 8

Man and woman standing next to rock wall [0452] 1936-08

Box 8

Devonshire race track [?][0453] 1936-08

Box 8

Two women standing next to ivy covered building [0454] 1936-08

Box 8

Woman watches two babies taking a bath in wash basin, reverse: "Their nanny is a good soul but very hard to look at!"[0455] circa 1940s

Box 8

Two babies taking a bath in wash bin [0456] circa 1940s

Box 8

Man with amputated leg sitting in chair [0457] circa 1940s

Box 8

Woman in evening dress standing in living room [0458] circa 1950s

Box 8

Portrait of man and woman holding cat [0459] undated

Box 8

Portrait of Mattie Watson Williams [0461] undated

Box 8

French poodle dog in backyard, reverse: "This is Orang-Way the Pittman's dog. He is a French poodle and the dog I play with in place of Trix when he's standing he come up to my shoulders." [0463] circa 1950s

Box 8

Baby Allen Dunbar sitting on bed with bottle in hand, caption: "Allen Dunbar, Detriot, Mich." [0464] circa 1950s

Box 8

Living room [0467] circa 1960s

Box 8

Julia Midgett standing next to Christmas tree [0468] 1962-02

Box 8

Julia Midgett sitting in chair [0469] 1962-04

Box 8

Julia Midgett standing in doorway [0470] 1962-04

Box 8

Couple standing with two priests in front of church altar [0471] circa 1960s

Box 8

Bride and groom standing at the altar [0472] circa 1960s

Box 8

Pink bathroom [0478] 1967-08

Box 8

Pink bathroom [0479] 1967-08

Box 8

Pink bathroom [0480] 1967-08

Box 8

Exterior of snow-covered house [0481] 1967-08

Box 8

Exterior of snow-covered house [0482] 1967-08

Box 8

Kitchen cabinets [0483] 1967-08

Box 8

Man and woman eating in restaurant [0485] circa 1990s

Box 8

Woman standing next to palm tree, reverse: "me @ woman's convention San Diego CA" [0486] 1994-05

Box 8

Four men and women in Chinatown, reverse: "Sept. 1986 our 39th anniversary we spent in China twon & David and his steady" [0487] 1986-09

Box 8

Portrait of a couple [0488] circa 1980s

Box 7

Portrait of a man, 4 for 25 Cents Studio Grand, 260 1/2 Crockett St., Beaumont, Texas [0490] undated

Box 7

(left-right): Lillian Williams, Bertie Williams, Nora Williams, Helen Williams, Ira Williams Oakland, California [0491] 1952-08

Box 7

Ira Williams riding a bicycle Oakland, California [0492] 1952-08

Box 7

(left-right): Lillian Williams, Helen Williams, Nora Williams Oakland, California [0493] 1952-08

Box 7

Two boys sitting next to Christmas tree next to toy train set [0494] circa 1950s

Box 7

Deer Lick Springs postcard Platina, California, reverse: "Hello folks, just a card to say I am fine and going strong. Here is a picture of the baths. Will be seeing you in about 3 weeks. Bye yours, Jack Curtis" [0495] circa 1950s

Box 7

Two girls sitting on lawn [0497] circa 1920s

Box 7

Portrait of Josephine Frabbs [?] [0498] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of man smoking a cigar, reverse: "Hello Etta Will unite soon, 3442 Wabash Katie" [0499] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of girl, reverse: "Dear honey and uncle Willie, I hope you are both well. I am getting along fine. I would love to see you. I close with love and kisses your loving little Dorothy." [0500] undated

Box 7

Girl riding a donkey [0501] circa 1910s

Box 7

Boy, girl, and cat standing on front porch steps [0502] 1908-05-28

Box 7

Baby portrait of Etta Lee Allen [?], caption:"Sincerely Etta Lee Allen Chicago, Ill" [0503] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of a woman, J.B. Gray photography, Griffin, Georgia [0504] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of Carrie Payne and sister Mary Horsley [0505] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of a woman [0506] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of man and woman [0507] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of R.A. Cooper, S. Holmes photographer, 1148 W. 63rd St. Chicago, Illinois [0508] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Fannie Summers and unidentified man [0509] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portriat of man in military uniform, Electric Studio 3512 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [two copies][0510] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Alvin Pool, Florence Alabama [two copies][0511] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Alvin Pool [0512] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Jim and Etta Lee Allen [two copies] [0513] circa 1910s

Box 7

Colorized portrait of Carrie Ross Allen [0514] circa 1920s

Box 7

Portrait of Etta Ross and unidentified woman, J. P. Newton 3140 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0515] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of William Talbot and Etta Ross Talbot [0516] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of William Talbot and Etta Ross Talbot [0517] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of William Osborne, reverse: "A merry Christmas 1910 William Osborne 3410 LaSalle St. St. Louis, MO," Maxwell photography, 2607 Lawton Ave. St Louis [0518] 1910

Box 7

Portrait of Etta Lee Allen [three copies][0519] 1913-04-14

Box 7

Portrait of unidentified woman, J.P. Newton photography, 3140 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0520] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Etta Lee Allen [0521] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of Jim and Etta Lee Allen, J.P. Newton photography, 3140 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0522] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of William Talbot [0523] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Carrie Ross Allen, State Studio, 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [two copies][0524] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Carrie Ross Allen [0525] circa 1920s

Box 7

Baby portrait, State Studio, 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [0527] circa 1920s

Box 7

Family portrait , Jim and Etta Lee Allen seated center, J. P. Newton 3140 State St. Chicago, Illinois [two copies][0530] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson Midgett [0531] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of young girl and teddy bear [0532] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of nude baby lying on pillow [0533] circa 1910s

Box 7

Carrie Ross Allen holding flowers standing on ladder, caption: "Carrie Ross Allen gathering flowers at home Tuscumbia, Ala." [0534] circa 1920s

Box 7

Portrait of Carrie Allen Ross standing next to floral bouquet, State Studios 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [0535] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Etta Ross [?] in large fur hat [0536] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of unidentified woman, reverse: "from your devoted daughter," Blanks Studio, 5th St. and 25th Ave., Meridian, Mississippi [0537] 1913-03-11

Box 7

Portrait of William Talbot [0538] circa 1900s

Box 7

Portrait of Malcolm Fry wearing Bagdad Shriners fez hat [0539] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of woman sitting in chair wearing broad-brimmed hat [0540] circa 1900s

Box 7

Two young women sitting on rock wall [0541] circa 1910s

Box 7

Two women standing next to tree in front of house [0542] circa 1910s

Box 7

Woman and boy standing on sidewalk next to house [0543] circa 1910s

Box 7

Group of men and women standing next to house [0544] circa 1910s

Box 7

(left-right): Carrie Ross [?], Julia Ross Midgett, and Etta Ross Talbot, Electric Studio, 3512 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [0545] circa 1910s

Box 7

Four soldiers in military uniforms standing on sidewalk [0546] circa 1910s

Box 7

Dr. Willis, Mrs. Willis, and daughter standing next to automobile [0547] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Almon Cooper and daughter Loraine Cooper, Worthington photography, 4744 State St. Chicago, Illinois [0548] circa 1917

Box 7

Portrait of woman, Lay photography, Nashville, Tennessee [0549] undated

Box 7

Portrait of Austin and Lillian Scott [0550] undated

Box 7

Portrait of William Talbot and Etta Ross Talbot [0551] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Etta Lee Allen, reverse: "Merry Xmas to aunt Etta from Etta Lee age 4 years," J.P. Newton photography, 3140 State St., Chicago, Illinois [0552] 1911

Box 7

Portrait of Santa Claus and Etta Lee Allen riding a pony, reverse: "To Etta from baby doll age 5 yrs 2 months xmas of 1912" [0553] 1912

Box 7

Portrait of unidentified woman [0554] undated

Box 7

Portrait of unidentified man [0555] undated

Box 7

(left-right):Mrs. Wass Ross, Mrs. Amanda Jenkins, and Miss Bernie Winston, N.E. McLeod Wild West & Rustic Photographer, Happy Hollow, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0556] circa 1910s

Box 7

Four men and women riding on bull-yoked wagon with "traveling thru Arkansaw on a slow train home soon" sign, Happy Hollow Hotel Inn Hot Springs, Arkansas [two copies][0557] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of two women in bathing suits posing in front of beach backdrop [0558] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Wass Cooper Ross [0559] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Wass Cooper Ross [two copies][0560] circa 1910s

Box 7

Portrait of Julia Ross Midgett, reverse: "Julia Ross (Mrs. Midgett) from Julia Ross to cousin Dec. 20, 1900," Hanson photography, Memphis , Tenn. [0561] 1900-12-20

Box 7

Portrait of Hercules Tempton, caption: "Hercules Tempton (my first beau)" [0562] circa 1930s

Box 7

Portrait of young girl [0563] undated

Box 7

Portrait of unidentified woman [0564] circa 1900s

Box 7

Flower covered casket of Dr. Willis E. Sterrs, born Montgomery, Alabama October 18, 1867 - died April 29, 1921 resided Decatur, Alabama [0565] 1921

Box 7

Cottage Home Infirmary and Nurse Training School, Dr. Willis E. Sterrs , proprietor Decatur, Alabama [0566] circa 1900s

Box 7

Residence of Dr. Willis E. Sterrs Decatur, Alabama [0567] circa 1900s

Box 7

Group of Cottage Home Infirmary Nurses Decatur, Alabama [0568] circa 1900s

Box 7

Magnolia Drug Store, Dr. Willis E. Sterrs, proprietor, Decatur, Illinois [0569] circa 1900s

Box 7

Big Spring Tuscumbia, Alabama, caption: "at my hometown in Muscle Shoals Dist." [0570] undated

Box 7

First Baptist Church Tuscumbia, Alabama, reverse: "Tuscumbia, Ala. Oct. 12, 1950 Dear Julia, I saw cousin Julia Brown today. She is looking fine. I also saw Julia Griffin, Katie and Surrilda. Surrilda said she certainly would like to see you. The weather is fine here. Baby B." [0571] 1950-10-12

Box 8

Woman wearing mask and costume in backyard [0572] circa 1920s

Box 8

Woman holding up mask standing behind man in backyard [three copies] [0573] circa 1920s

Box 8

Woman standing in backyard [0574] circa 1920s

Box 7

Man and two women standing on rock ledge, reverse: "Cave of the Druids [?]," Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0575] 1924-04-02

Box 7

Man and two women standing on rock in stream, reverse: "David's Rock," Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0576] 1924-04-02

Box 7

Two women holding puppies on front porch of house at 417 Cottage St. Hot Springs, Arkansas, reverse: "Buzz & her babies & their mothers," Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0577] 1924-04-10

Box 7

Man and two women standing in the woods, reverse: "Falls of Newago [?]," Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0578] 1924-04-02

Box 7

Four men and women standing in the woods, Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0579] circa 1924

Box 7

Two women standing next to columns at building entrance, Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0580] circa 1920s

Box 7

Two women standing next to balustrade, Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0581] circa 1920s

Box 7

Two women standing next to brick building [0582] circa 1920s

Box 7

Woman standing in backyard [0583] circa 1920s

Box 7

Two women standing in backyard [0584] circa 1920s

Box 7

Woman standing in backyard [0585] circa 1920s

Box 7

Boy and girl standing next to brick building [0586] circa 1920s

Box 7

Construction workers building a brick wall [0587] circa 1920s

Box 7

Julia Ross [?] standing on front porch [two copies] [0588] circa 1920s

Box 7

Julia Ross [?] standing woods next to boulder [two copies] [0589] circa 1920s

Box 7

Three women and man having a picnic [0590] circa 1920s

Box 7

Man smoking cigarette helping Etta Ross [?] climb tree, Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0591] circa 1920s

Box 7

Three women and man standing next to New Waukesha Hotel sign, Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0592] circa 1920s

Box 7

Julia Ross [?] and man standing next to covered wagon [0593] circa 1920s

Box 7

Julia Ross [?] and man and woman standing in woods, Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0594] circa 1920s

Box 7

Julia Ross [?] and man standing in front yard, Deluxe Studio Hot Springs, Arkansas [0595] circa 1920s

Box 8

Red Callender & family Christmas photograph [0601] circa 1950s

Box 8

Group of children sitting on front steps, Caton Photo Co. Detroit, Michigan [0602] 1938-12-19

Box 8

Man and two women standing on sidewalk next to building in the snow [0603] circa 1950s

Box 8

Two women standing next to cabinet, reverse: "Jem's mother and aunt Dec. 31 '53 - day of Jem Morringe to Teddy Edford" [0604] 1953-12-31

Box 8

Baby portrait of Tamara [-], age 1 year [0605] 1952-06-01

Box 8

Julia Ross [?] sitting on patio sofa under tree, reverse: "This was made in Unita's front yard at her country home" [two copies] [0606] undated

Box 8

Julia Ross [?] picking flowers in garden, reverse: "Made in my backyard" [two copies][0607] undated

Box 8

Julia Ross [?] picking flowers in garden, reverse: This was made in my backyard" [two copies][0608] undated

Box 8

Cocker spaniel sitting on window sill licking man's face [0609] 1950-12-06

Box 8

Exterior of East Oakland Pharmacy, Omega Mardi Gras sign in storefront window, 8827 International Boulevard, Oakland, California [0611] circa 1960s

Box 8

Julia Ross [?] standing next to horse carriage, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0612] circa 1920s

Box 8

Julia Ross [?] sitting next tree, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0613] circa 1920s

Box 8

Julia Ross [?] sitting next tree, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0614] circa 1920s

Box 8

Julia Ross [?] sitting on rock, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0615] circa 1920s

Box 8

Man and three women changing automobile flat tire on roadside, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0616] circa 1920s

Box 8

Man and woman standing next to automobile parked in garage, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0617] circa 1920s

Box 8

Woman hugging boy, automobile parked in garage in the background, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0618] circa 1920s

Box 8

Man and three women standing next to automobile parked in garage, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0619] circa 1920s

Box 8

Three women bathing dog in water barrel, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0620] circa 1920s

Box 8

Two women holding dog standing next to automobile parked in garage, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0621] circa 1920s

Box 8

Woman standing next to automobile parked in garage, Deluxe Studio, Hot Springs, Arkansas [0622] circa 1920s

Box 8

William Talbot standing on porch, 5231 Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois [0623] circa 1910s

Box 8

Man holding up baby in front yard [0624] undated

Box 8

Flower girl Louise Cooper standing on sidewalk on the corner of 24th and State St. Chicago, Illinois [?] [two copies][0625] circa 1940s

Box 8

Girl and toddler in tricycle [0626] circa 1940s

Box 8

Dorothy Donegan publicity still, inscribed: "Sincerely Dorothy Donegan" [0628] 1946-04-06

Box 8

Memry Midgett carrying a valise standing next to piano [0631] circa 1940s

Box 8

Portrait of Julia Ross Midgett, Thomas Jefferson Midgett, Memry Midget and dog [0632] circa 1940s

Box 8

Two boys standing next to car parked on the street [0633] circa 1950s

Box 8

Woman and girl standing next to car parked on the street [0634] circa 1950s

Box 8

Woman sitting on sofa reading a book [0635] circa 1950s

Box 8

Man and woman standing in backyard with dogs [0636] undated

Box 8

Portrait of woman sitting on bench [0637] circa 1930s

Box 8

Baby portrait of Carolyn Cooley, age 3 months [0638] 1951-07

Box 8

Man and woman graduation portrait, reverse: "Judy & Dick May 1957 Evanston, Illinois" [0639] 1957-05

Box 8

Three children sitting on bed playing Safety First board game [0640] circa 1960s

Box 8

Three children sitting on bed playing Safety First board game [0641] circa 1960s

Box 8

Woman holding baby Carolyn Cooley, age 6 months [0642] 1951

Box 8

Woman holding baby Carolyn Cooley, age 6 months [0643] 1951

Box 8

Etta Ross [?] standing in front of theater [four copies][0645] undated

Box 8

(back to front): Ruth Fleming, Anne Fleming, Carol, and Lear [0646] 1958-09

Box 8

Anne Fleming, Carol, and Lear [0647] 1958-09

Box 8

(left-right): Howard, Mrs. Cooley, Leroy, Ruthie, and Helen [0648] 1958-09

Box 8

Two dogs lying on carpet next to toy [0649] circa 1996

Box 8

Dogs and cats eating from bowls on kitchen floor [0650] circa 1996

Box 8

Dog lying on staircase [0651] 1996-07-20

Box 8

Carol Mobley at Visitacion Valley Middle School [0657] circa 1998

Box 8

Portrait of unidentified woman, reverse: "Nora" [0658] circa 1990s

Box 8

Unidentified woman standing next to window [0660] circa 1990s

Box 8

Unidentified woman [0661] 2001-08

Box 8

Woman riding a horse, reverse: "Planning trip: leave Albq. 9/25/08 Thurs. Return: 9/30/08 Tuesday Gila Natural Springs Ranch" [0662] 2008

Box 8

Unidentified woman standing in the snow [0663] 1993

Box OM 6

Group photograph of Bridge Club pictured: Etta Talbot, Adelaid Merritt, Maple Willis, Mayme Brown, Rebecca Pastor Woodard Studio, Chicago, Illinois [0666] circa 1920s

Box OM 6

Portrait of Julia Ross [?][0667] circa 1952

Box OM 6

Wedding party on church steps, Walter Baker Studio, 432 Lenox Ave. near 132nd St. New York [0668] circa 1920s

Box OM 6

Portrait of a woman, Woodard Studio 302 East 35th St. Chicago, Illinois [0669] circa 1920s

Box OM 6

Julia Ross [?] sitting in field [0670] circa 1950s

Box OM 6

State Agricultural and Mechanical College for Negroes [Alabama A&M University] [?] graduation class photograph, Webb & Judd photography Huntsville, Alabama [0671] circa 1900s

Box OM 6

State Agricultural and Mechanical College for Negroes [Alabama A&M University] [?] graduation class photograph, Collins & Son photography, Huntsville, Alabama [0672] circa 1900s

Box OM 6

Group photograph of young women dressed in costumes, Woodard Studio Chicago, Illinois [0673] circa 1910s

Box OM 6

Portrait of young woman, Electric Studio 508 E. 47th St. Chicago, Illinois [0674] circa 1920s

Box 5:3

Girl standing with bicycle in driveway [blurred] [0675] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Girl standing with bicycle in driveway [blurred] [0676] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Girl standing in yard in front of house [0677] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Woman standing in yard in front of house [0678] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Woman standing in driveway next to parked car [0679] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Woman standing on front porch steps [0680] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Woman standing in driveway [0681] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Exterior of house at 1600 [-] [blurred][0682] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Man and woman standing on front porch steps [blurred] [0683] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Woman in front yard holding a flower [0684] circa 1962

Box 5:3

Exterior of East Oakland Pharmacy, Omega Mardi Gras sign in storefront window, 8827 International Boulevard, Oakland, California [0685] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Store shelf inside of East Oakland Pharmacy, 8827 International Boulevard, Oakland, California [0686] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Driver's seat of car [0687] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Man standing next to parked car with both doors opened [0688] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Car parked with driver's door open [0689] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Car parked with driver's door open [0690] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Two cars parked behind house [0691] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Cars parked outside of building [0692] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Car parked outside of house [0693] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Car with damaged trunk parked outside of house [0693] circa 1963

Box 5:3

Car with damaged trunk parked outside of house [0694] circa 1963

Box 8

Christmas card [0695] circa 1950s

 

Memry Midgett

Box 4:4

Memry Midgett sitting in chair in leopard print dress [0140] 1961

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0141] undated

Box 4:5

Memry Midgett sitting on piano [0142] undated

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0143 A-C] circa 1960s

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett holding sheet music [0144] circa 1960s

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0145 A-B] undated

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0146] undated

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0147] undated

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett singing [0148] undated

Box 4:5

Portrait of Memry Midgett singing [0149] undated

Box 4:6

Memry Midgett playing the piano [0150] circa 1950s

Box 4:6

Memry Midgett sitting on piano [0151 A-B] 1962-05-14

Box 4:6

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0152] 1962-05-14

Box 4:6

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0153 A-D] circa 1960s

Box 4:6

Memry Midgett publicity still, Stewart's Art Studio [0154] 1946

Box 4:6

Memry Midgett publicity still, Stewart's Art Studio [0155] 1946

Box 4:6

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0156] undated

Box 4:6

Memry Midgett sitting on piano [0157 A-D] undated

Box 4:6

Ken Henderson Trio publicity still, Memry Midgett - piano, Curtis Ferguson - bass, Ken Henderson - guitar [0158 A-B] 1949

Box 5:1

Memry Midgett and Leonard Jones [?] sitting in booth at nightclub, reverse: "To one who I admire very much, here is wishing you the best of luck and success. Sincerely, Leonard" [0159] 1949-11-17

Box 5:1

Marl Young, Memry Midgett, Vivian Johnson, and Nick Cooper eating dinner, Kansas City, Missouri [160] 1946-04

Box 5:1

Wedding party group portrait (right-left): Thomas Midgett, Herbert Dewberry, H.O. Cooley, Howard Cooley, Memry Midgett, Anna Louis DeRamus, Florence Price, Geraldine Overstreet, Julia Ross Midgett, Mrs. Cooley [0161] 1943-06-20

Box 5:1

Howard Cooley and Memry Midgett exchanging wedding vows [0162 A-D] 1943-06-20

Box 5:1

Portrait of Memry Midgett [0163] circa 2000s

Box 1

Memry Midgett playing the piano, reverse: "During Duke Ellington engagement of Downtown Club San Francisco, Spring 1954 played intermission" [0304] 1954

Box 1

Memry Midgett playing the piano, reverse: "Taken by Jimmy Hamilton Duke Ellington clarinetist Spring 1954 downtown. I was intermissionist Ellington followed" [0305] 1954

Box 6

Nick Cooper and Memry Midgett sitting on steps, reverse:"Nick Cooper trumpetist, Memry Midgett - vocalist Marl Young's Band Kansas City 1946 crazy about this guy" [0359] 1946

Box 8

Memry Midgett playing the piano [0460] circa 1940s

Box 8

Edith Wilson (Aunt Jemima) Christmas card [0462] undated

Box 8

Memry Midgett and Willie [-] sitting in living room chair, reverse: "Memry & Willie -Sept' 54 [-], Anchorage, Alaska, Memry accompanist for Billie Holiday" [0465] 1954-11-01

Box 8

Memry Midgett and unidentified woman sitting in living room, reverse: "Lady I stopped with Ietha [?] Mullen while in Anchorage, Alaska as accompanist to Billie Holiday" [0466] 1954-11-01

Box 8

Outside of house [0473] circa 1960s

Box 8

Memry Midgett sitting on living room sofa smiling [0474] circa 1960s

Box 8

Memry Midgett playing piano in living room [0475] circa 1960s

Box 8

Memry Midgett playing piano in living room [0476] circa 1960s

Box 8

Memry Midgett sitting on piano in living room [0477] circa 1960s

Box 8

Memry Midgett posing with two friends [0484] circa 1980s

Box 7

Portrait of Memry Midgett, six months of age [two copies] [0489] 1921

Box 7

Memry Midgett, age 7, standing next to doll and piano, reverse: "3632 Dearborn St. Chicago, Illinois" [0496] 1928

Box 7

Baby portrait of Memry Midgett, aged 3 months, State Studio, 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [two copies][0526] 1921

Box 7

Portrait of Memry Midgett in ballerina tutu, caption: "A dancing girl," 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [two copies][0528] circa 1926

Box 7

Portrait of Memry Midgett in floral dress holding fan, 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [0529] circa 1926

Box 8

Memry Midgett standing on wooden bridge [0596] 1934-08-21

Box 8

Man and woman sitting on bed, reverse: "Worked with Teddy 1953 on Curtis Mosby's Champagne Supper Club, Band personnel: Teddy Edwards, Gerald Wilson (trumpet), Addison Farmer (bass), Memry Midgett (piano), George Walker (drums)" [0597] circa 1950s

Box 8

Ike Thomas and Memry Midgett holding knives to each other playfully [0598] 1953-12-31

Box 8

Man singing at the piano, reverse: "Gibbeys on Powell O'Farrell & Geary" [0599] circa 1950s

Box 8

George Walker on the drums, reverse: "To the best piano player as a buddy - girlfriend and all that. Love and kisses, Geo. Walker" [0600] circa 1950s

Box 8

(left-right): Faricita Hall, Memry Midgett, Mr. Leonard, William Pittman, Dr. Howard Thurman (back row), reverse: "Mrs. Pittman snapped this picture immediately after the ceremony, behind us is Dr. Howard Thurman" [three copies][0610] 1950-04-09

Box 8

Genevieve Byrd standing next to piano, reverse: "To my friend Memry Genevieve Byrd This was my closest friend during all of my early childhood" [0629] circa 1920s

Box 8

Julia Ross Midgett and Memry Midgett holding doll sitting on piano bench [0630] circa 1927

Box 8

(left-right): Charlie Oden (bass), George Walker (drums), Kermit Scott (tenor), Memry Midgett (piano), Carl (trumpet) at the House of Blue Lights International Settlement [0644] 1951

Box 8

Memry Midgett riding in Jeep on safari [0652] 1995-07-20

Box 8

Memry Midgett riding in Jeep on safari [0653] 1995-07-20

Box 8

Memry Midgett looking at goat standing on car hood [0654] 1995-07-19

Box 8

Memry Midgett (left) and two women standing next to giraffes [0655] circa 1995

Box 8

Memry Midgett looking at goat standing on car hood [two copies][0656] 1995-07-19

Box 8

Memry Midgett sitting in chair in living room speaking to women, reverse: "Memry visiting with Susan Seezepaniaks girls Amy & Anne" [0659] circa 1990s

Box 8

Memry Midgett sitting in chair [0664] circa 2000s

Box 8

Bird standing next to fence [0665] circa 1995

Box 8

Memry Midgett and husband, Mr. Leonard, standing at the church altar on wedding day [0696] 1950-04-09

Box 5:9

Memry Midgett and Jesse O. Thomas, assistant to the vice chairman American Red Cross, sitting on couch, reverse: "impromtu spot of me and Mr. Jesse O. Thomas national personnel director of the American Red Cross Delta Sigma Theta Artist Recital Aug. 1950 Berkeley, Calif." [0697] 1950-08

Box 5:14

Portrait of unidentified man wearing straw hat [0698] circa 1950s

Box 9:1

Portrait of Toni Carolyn Tinsley smoking a cigarette, reverse: "Toni Carolyn Tinsley journalist" [0699] circa 1945

Box 9:11

Portrait of Oland Gaston, reverse: "Oland Gaston - eminent pianist organist. A very close friend - at one time contemplated marriage with him. He proposed to me in Jan. 1943. Have done some very successful two-piano music with him." [0700] circa 1940s

Box 9:6

Kenneth Henderson (second from the left) and three men standing in field [0701] 1949

Box 8

Memry Midgett sitting on piano laughing [0702] circa 1960s

Box 8

Portrait of Memry Midgett in ballerina tutu, reverse: "To Honey from Memry," 3634 S. State St. Chicago, Illinois [0703] circa 1926

 

Publicity stills

Box 5:1

Ken Henderson publicity still [0164] circa 1940s

Box 5:1

Jazz quartet performing on stage [0165] circa 1940s

Box 5:1

Trummy Young publicity still, inscribed: "To Memry may you always be happy sincerely, Trummy Young" [0166] circa 1950s

Box 5:1

Barney Bigard publicity still, inscribed: "To - Memory, best wishes sincerely, Barney Bigard" [0167] circa 1950s

Box 5:2

Louis Armstrong publicity still, inscribed: "To Memory Midgett what a memory best wishes Louis Armstrong" [0168] circa 1950s

Box 5:2

Billy Kyle publicity still, inscribed: "To Memory, all the things you are Billy Kyle" [0169] circa 1950s

Box 5:2

Billie Holliday publicity still [0170] circa 1950s

Box 5:2

Dave Brubeck publicity still, inscribed: "To Memory, in memory of a wonderful two weeks of listening" [0171] circa 1950s

Box 5:2

Sonny Thompson publicity still, inscribed:"To Memry with the greatest wishes the world can ever offer you're one fo the grandest persons I have ever known" [0172] circa 1940s

Box 5:2

Perez Prado publicity still [0173] 1954-05

Box 5:2

Johnny Mathis publicity still, inscribed: "Memry, to my very best friend and accompanist. May good luck and fortune follow you always" [0174] circa 1940s

Box 5:2