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African Americans -- Families -- Missouri -- Saint Louis

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. J. Owen and Joy Blache Family Collection

Identifier: P1053
Scope and Contents The Dr. J. Owen and Joy Blache Family Collection contains snapshots, studio portraits, and photo albums showing Dr. Julian Owen Blache, Director of Pathology at Homer G. Phillips Hospital; Joy Pettiford Blache, a graduate of the Homer G. Phillips School of Nursing; and their children, Frank and Joan Blache. The photographs document the lives of a well-to-do African American family in St. Louis, largely during the period of the 1940s through the 1960s. Photographs show Frank and Joan as...
Dates: 1909-1992

Florida May Casey Correspondence Collection

Identifier: A3099
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two postcards and thirty-three letters written primarily by Florida May Casey and by her daughter Millie Haze. The sporadic letters date from 1950 to 1984 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1965 to 1981. There are many date gaps: 1952-1955, 1957-1964, 1967, 1974-1976, 1979, and 1982-1983. All but two of the letters are written by Florida May Casey to either her former employer Polly C. Staples or to Polly’s daughter, Beauvais Staples McCaddon....
Dates: 1950-1984; Majority of material found within 1965-1981

Hunter Family Photograph Collection

Identifier: P1057
Scope and Contents The Hunter Family Photograph Collection documents the life of Green Hunter, an African American man who spent much of his professional life working as a messenger for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Department. Prior to his time with the Army, he may have worked with horses at one of the Busch family homes. The collection also includes Green's wife, Laura, and their son, Clarence. Clarence Hunter was a lifelong educator and administrator with the St. Louis Public Schools system....
Dates: ca. 1900-1947

Vida Sister Prince Oral History Collection

Identifier: A3071
Scope and Contents The collection dates from 1942 to 2014 and is arranged alphabetically into three series: Race and Memory Oral History Project series which is subdivided into the Interviews and Management subseries, Book series, and General Subject Files series. Interview transcriptions and supporting documentation for the “Race and Memory” oral history project conducted by Vida Sister...
Dates: 1942-2018; Majority of material found within 1993-1995