Francis Page, Sr. Photographs
Identifier: MSS 0156
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.
- Page, Francis, Sr., 1938-2002 (Person)
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)
Language of Materials
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
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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