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Smith, Thelma


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Thelma Smith Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0450
Scope and Contents This collection contains 42 photographs featuring 29 distinct images. They date from the early to mid-1900s. There are family photographs, as well as images of men in military uniform and at work in the oil fields. Several of the oil field photographs are identified as relating to "where the Fondlen Boiler Blew Up" in Humble in April 1908. Other photographs show groups behind counters where drinks would be served. Named locations include Weingarten's on Preston Avenue (1947), Joe's Place,...
Dates: early 1900s to 1940s
African American History Research Center
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