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Search results for subject:"African Americans--Social life and customs--20th century."

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Avant, Mamie Wade.

Mamie Wade Avant papers, 1930-1982

1.75 linear ft. (3 boxes) and 1 oversized papers folder (OP)

Papers of African American fortune teller Mamie Wade Avant relating to fortune-telling and her involvement with Masonic organizations.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Collier, Houston, 1907-1984.

Houston Collier family papers, 1927-1990

2.5 linear feet (5 boxes), 1 oversized papers box and 1 oversized papers folder (OP)

Papers of the Houston Collier family of Memphis, Tennessee, including correspondence, photographs, financial records, academic and military records, and a diary.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Fisher, Pearl V.

Pearl V. and Atlas L. Fisher correspondence, 1901-1903, 1923

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Correspondence of African American couple Pearl V. Fisher and Atlas L. Fisher including courtship letters and condolence letters following Atlas Fisher's death.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Gibbs, William C., 1925-

William C. Gibbs, Jr., and Eththelle Faye Byoune Gibbs papers, 1926-2015

10.5 linear feet (21 boxes)

The collection consists of correspondence documenting the lives of William C. Gibbs, Jr., and Eththelle Faye Byoune Gibbs, an African American couple from Chicago, as well as clippings they collected documenting politics and race relations in the United States.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

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