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Adams, Jessie M. Wells, 1917-1997



  • Existence: 1917 - 1997


Jessie M. Wells Adams (1917-1997) was the daughter of Eva B. Daniels Wells Simon (1894-1953) and granddaughter of Eugene P. Daniels (1861-1931) and Rebecca Jeff Daniels (1866-1919), pecan farmers in Concordia Parish, Louisiana. Jessie attended Howard University circa 1931 to 1934.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

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