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African American families -- Texas -- Houston

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Photographs

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Wells Sessums Family Collection contains materials relating specifically to Cameron Wells Jr. and Cameron Wells, Sr. participation within the Boys Scouts. This collection, dated from 1919 to 1945, contains annual charter certificates, family photographs, correspondence, and miscellaneous items and memorabilia. The collection is small and not comprehensive but provides a glimpse into what being a Boy Scout was like for African American children during the time of segregation in Texas.

Dates: 1919 - 1945

RITA SHELTON-PERSONAL LETTERS (1960)

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Hugh and Versie Shelton Collection contains the personal papers of Versie Shelton. This collection,, which dates from 1906 to 2004, consists of correspondence between Rita Shelton and here parent and correspondonce from Adelphi College. Photographs showcase the intimate family bond and acheivements of the Shelton family. Most of the collection pertains to information relating to the community involvement, relationships and accomplishments of the Shelton family.

Dates: 1906 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1948 - 2003
The African American Library at the Gregory School
1300 Victor Street
Houston, Texas 77019
832-393-1440
HPL.Gregoryschool@houstontx.gov
Houston Metropolitan Research Center
Houston Public Library
550 McKinney St.
Houston, Texas 77002
TXR.Reference@houstontx.gov
832-393-1662