Collection, 1895-1950 (bulk 1915-1930)


Collection, 1895-1950 (bulk 1915-1930)

Papers of the Redd family and James E. Richardson, and miscellaneous papers and unidentified visual images. Redd family materials include correspondence, an insurance book, school papers, and newsclippings. James E. Richardson's papers include an 1898 pastoral certificate, a 1917 letter, and a scrapbook of newsclippings, receipts, song lyrics, and poems. Miscellaneous items include letters, postcards, a defense stamp album signed by actress Hattie McDaniel in 1942, and African Methodist Episcopal Church hymnals. The visual images date roughly from 1895 to 1945. Images from Lafayette, Ind. and Louisville, Ky. are of African-American adults and children. Topics include two men aboard the USS Scorpion in Turkey, and studio images of babies. The collection was purchased at a yard sale by the donor.

1 manuscript box 1 box of photographs.


SNAC Resource ID: 7353452

Indiana Historical Society Library

Related Entities

There are 5 Entities related to this resource.

Redd, George N., 1874-1942. (person)

The George N. Redd family originated in Kentucky. The family moved to Indianapolis, Ind., where George Redd operated a shoe shine parlor. Other family members were Redd's wife Daisy, stepdaughter Dandridge, and Ruth and Georgia. James E. Richardson was an African Methodist Episcopal minister in Louisville, Ky. From the description of Collection, 1895-1950 (bulk 1915-1930) (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 34091579 ...

Richardson, James E., minister. (person)

African Methodist Episcopal Church. Seventh Episcopal District (corporateBody)

Organized in 1816 from a congregation formed by a group of blacks who withdrew in 1787 from St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia because of discrimination; Richard Allen was consecrated the first bishop in 1816. From the description of African Methodist Episcopal Church collection, 1914-1971 (bulk 1950-1971). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70962830 ...

Redd family. (family)

McDaniel, Hattie, 1895-1952 (person)