Processed by Dr. Gwendolyn M. Patton
Date Completed: January 2002
- Nina F. Beauchamp—a small collection, consisting of high school year books (1938 & 1939); photographs, circa 1960-70s; retirement celebration.
- Mattie Paige Carr—a small collection, consisting of a miniature voting machine used in home-based “citizenship schools” and Rufus A. Lewis’ “voting rights clinics” during the days of the literacy test as the pre-requisite to become a registered voter; a scrapbook covering Montgomery’s Black women in politics; interview on video tape.
- Virginia Foster Durr—a small collection, consisting of news articles ; 90th birthday party celebration with autographed photographs by U.S. President Bill Clinton and First-lady Hillary Clinton with Mrs. Durr; souvenir program booklets; awards and plaques; 3 different interviews on video tape.
- Kay Kyzar—small collection on Black Debutante Society in Montgomery, 1961.
- Robert F. Odum—small collection, consisting of a framed “...Photograph of a Lynching” 39" x 27" with an accompanied poem of same title by Odum; KKK recruitment flyers, the Fiery Cross Bulletin, KKK certificates with original signature of Robert M. Shelton, Imperial Wizard of the KKK.
- Trenholm State Technical College—an extensive institutional archives collection, covering 4 presidents and 4 interim presidents’ administrations; academic programs; student activities; self-studies; photographs; artifacts; “Rosa Parks’ ‘Quiet Courage’” 8/25 autographed edition of medium charcoal drawing by Jameel Rasheed, 1994; Dr. MLK, Jr. National Holiday Commemoration painting by F. Coles, 1983.
- Michael and Louisa Weinrib—a gift of an original oil painting, “Crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge and Marching for Voting Rights,” by master folk artist, Bernice Sims.
- Ninety-three (93) video interviews and programs of Montgomery’s pioneer voting rights activists, (Gwen Patton Collection).
- Thirty-seven (37) audio interviews and programs of Montgomery’s pioneer voting rights activists, (Gwen Patton Collection).
- Thirty-one (31) oil and water-color paintings of Dr. George Washington Carver’s students (Tuskegee Institute students), circa 1890-1930, (Gwen Patton Collection).
- Isaac Scott Harthaway Carver mold and plaque #240, Washington mold and plaque #241, two (2) Booker T. Washington/ George Washington Carver Liberty Coins molds[“Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial, VA. George Washington Carver National Monument Foundation, Mo. That this world under God shall have a new birth of freedom,” and “From Slave Cabin to Hall of Fame, Booker T. Washington Birthplace Memorial, Franklin County, VA. In God We Trust.”], (Gwen Patton Collection).
- Diane Ward Grayson's Candy Store; Photographs of Black men with cars and horses (circa 1920).