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Gray Family Photographs

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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts



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Gray Family Photographs, 1934, 1942, 1962, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Collection Overview

Title: Gray Family Photographs, 1934, 1942, 1962, undatedAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/02/MSS 0000-535

Primary Creator: Unknown

Other Creators: Longs Studio

Extent: 4.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by subject.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: African-American soldiers--Photographs, Gray family, Norfolk (Va.), World War, 1939-1945--African Americans

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographs and newspaper clippings relating to the Gray Family; approximately half of the photographs are of William H. Gray and his friends during World War II. The remaining photographs and clippings do not clearly indicate a Gray family connection.

Subject/Index Terms

African-American soldiers--Photographs
Gray family
Norfolk (Va.)
World War, 1939-1945--African Americans

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Gray Family Photographs, MSS 0000-535, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed January 14, 2016.


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Box 3: Filing Cabinet ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Photographs of William H. Gray, 1934, 1942, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Photograph, William H. Gray, 1934Add to your cart.
Photograph from Longs Studio, Church Street, Norfolk, Virginia.
Item 2: Photograph, William H. Gray, 1942Add to your cart.
Private First Class, age 29 years. "Has on sharp shooters medal."
Item 3: Photograph, William H. Gray, circa 1942Add to your cart.
World War II.
Item 4: Photograph, William H. Gray, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Please hold for Riddick Funeral Service."
Folder 2: Photographs of William H. Gray's Army Friends, circa 1942Add to your cart.
Item 1: Photograph, "Gray's picture", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Photograph, "A friend of William H. Gray, World War II", undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Photograph, "Gray's army friends", 1942Add to your cart.
Five men; four men standing and one man sitting.
Item 4: Photograph, "Gray's army friends", 1942Add to your cart.
Two men standing.
Item 5: Photograph, "Gray's army friends", 1942Add to your cart.
One man standing.
Item 6: Photograph, "Gray's army friends", 1942Add to your cart.
One man standing. Back of photograph includes divided back with lines.
Folder 3: Miscellaneous Photographs, 1942, 1962, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Photograph, Unidentified woman standing beside a chair, undatedAdd to your cart.
There are several handwritten annotations on the back of the photograph, including "Mrs. Ruth Wilson," "Uncle horse Radish," and "Tarry Town, N.Y."
Item 2: Photograph, "Rev. A. Chester Clark, Pastor"Add to your cart.
Item 3: Photograph, Charlie Owens, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Died Aug. 20th, 1935, A friend of Jessie Foster."
Item 4: Photograph, Ruth Carson Johnson and Harry H. Foster, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph was previously pasted in a scrapbook.
Item 5: Photograph, Lillian Williams, circa 1942Add to your cart.
Lillian Williams posing beside an automobile with 1942 Massachusetts license plate 586-036.
Item 6: Photograph, 758 Lexington Street, undatedAdd to your cart.
Randolph Wright - 758 Lexington Street, Norfolk, Virginia. "Katie and Clarence Redd on left."
Item 7: Photograph, 1962 Western Tour of The Beautifying Club, 1962Add to your cart.
"1st Baptist Church, Gilmerton, Virginia - Mexico-Colorado-Arizona-California." "Photo by Pect, Portsmouth, Virginia."
Folder 4: Scrapbook Page, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Photograph, Unidentified woman, undatedAdd to your cart.
"I think that this is the lady that Nettie stayed with in Baltimore, Md., Signed 'Jennie'."
Item 2: Photographs, Unidentified woman, undatedAdd to your cart.
Three small identical portrait photographs.
Item 3: Clipping, Floretta Sears Thomas, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph of Floretta Sears Thomas.
Item 4: Clipping, "250 honor School Board vice chairman", undatedAdd to your cart.
Handwritten annotation on front of clipping, "Main Speaker - Dr. Ernest Green, one of the nine of Arkansas." Handwritten annotation on back of clipping, "other speaker - Dr. Lois Brown, Bishop Willis, Dr. Allen, Father Green, ..."

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Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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