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MSS 0071 Elmore and Mae P. Randle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0071

Content Description

The Elmore and Mae P. Randle Collection consists of a photograph of Randles' Unisex Salon in Fifth Ward Houston and a poem about Elmore Randle.

Dates

  • 2012

Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Elmore and Mae Randle Family Collection Collection must be obtained from African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Elmore Randle was a business owner who operated Randles Unisex Hair Salon in Fifth Ward. Also known as Randle's Unixsex Barber Shop, the business is located at 2703 Blodgett Street. Randle was often involved in community work and oftend helped peoples in areas of Houston and Galena. He was a longtime member of Greater Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church. Littline is known about his life, he was marreid and hiad four children.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material format.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Elmore Randle and Mae Randle in 2012

Processing Information

Processed by Sheena Wilson, 2016
Title
MSS 0071 Elmore and Mae P. Randle Collection
Subtitle
An inventory of Records at the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library
Status
Completed
Author
Sheena Wilson
Date
August 16, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the Gregory School Repository

Contact:

The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
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Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
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TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662