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African Americans--Texas--Houston

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

National Staff of the WWOW photograph, approximately 1920s

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Dates: approximately 1920s
Scope and Contents From McBride Rare Books: "A striking photograph of the men and women comprising the "National Staff" of the Wonderful Workers of the World (WWOW), likely at a national convention in Houston in the early 1920s. The WWOW was an African American benevolent society chartered in Texas in 1920.... The WWOW is obscure even in newspaper records, where a 1923 advertisement records them offering life insurance. The...photograph shows eighteen men and thirteen women, many wearing...

Souvenir Negro History Club of Houston Colored Junior College Opening Negro History Week, Sunday, February 11, 1934

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Dates: Sunday, February 11, 1934
Scope and Contents Souvenir program includes photographs and brief biographies of Black community leaders including Mr. R.I. Andrews, Rev. F.L. Lights, Hon. Van H. McKinney, Rev. Jack Yates, Mrs. W.E. Miller, Hon. W.J. Hardeway, Rev. Elias Dibble, Dean R. O'Hara Lanier, Mrs. Mabel Wesley, Mr. Wilfred Price, Prof. J.N. Dotson, Prof. W.L.D. Johnson, Prof. W.S. Francis, Dean J.T. Fox, Hon. J. Vance Lewis, Prof. John M. Codwell, Prof. E.O. Smith, Prof. W.E. Miller, Dr. W.W. Dogan, Mr. W.E. (Ned) Jones, Prof. James...