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Francis Page, Sr. Photographs

Identifier: MSS 0156

Content Description

The Francis Page, Sr. collection contains b/w and color images from his personal collection during the 1980s. Many are of him and his guests during his fiftieth birthday celebration. A few capture his work in newspaper publishing or are of family members. Photograph identification sheets are available for images 1-94.


  • 1980s


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Francis Page, Sr. Photographs must be obtained from the African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Page, Sr. (1938-2002) was business man and newspaper publisher for the Houston Newspages, a weekly publication that provides news and society happenings for the black community. Born in the Acres Homes area, he eventually graduated with a business degree from Texas Southern University. Page founded several businesses including one of the first Burger King Franchises, the Red Rooster Club, the 1894 Bar, Page Bar Supply, MacGregor Management, the Page Group, and the Almeda Center.


.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Custodial History

These records were formerly housed at the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library as MSS 0379 Francis Page, Sr. Collection and were transferred to the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library in April 2019.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Francis Page, Sr. 1989

Processing Information

Processed by Sheena Wilson, January 2020.
MSS 0156 Francis Page, Sr. Photographs
An inventory of records at the African American Library at the Gregory School, Houston Public Library
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Repository Details

Part of the Gregory School Repository


The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002