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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Abstract: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997

African-American beauty pageant and fashion show ephemera

Call Number: 2018-jwj-0025
Dates: circa 1860s-1997

Saundra Williams papers relating to Miss Black America

Call Number: 2019-jwj-0042
Dates: circa 1860s-1997