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Florence Allen papers, 1920-1997

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Series 1: Florence Allen Papers , 1942-1947
0.4 Linear Feet
Box 1

The series contains biographical material, scattered letters that generally discuss some of Allen's activities, miscellaneous notes and writings, a drawing and a silhouette, clippings, and a wide variety of photographs. In addition to 19th century photographs of Allen family members, the series includes photographs of Florence Allen posing for artists, socializing with famous friends such as Paul Robeson, Harry Belefonte, Paul Newman and Allen Ginsberg, and participating in protest marches. There is also an autographed photo of Bob Hope.
Description Container Select
Diploma, 1942
1
1
Constitution and By-Laws of the San Francisco Models' Guild and Dues Book, 1947
1
2
Letters, 1962-1985, undated
1
3-6
Typescript "A Short History of the Visalia Colored School" By Mervyn G. Shippey, 1970
1
7
Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, undated
1
8
Cut-out Silhouette Portrait and a Drawing, undated
1
9
Clippings, 1945-1997, undated
1
10-13
Autographed Brochure for Actor, Scott Beach, undated
1
14
Photographs of Family Members, undated
1
15-21
Photographs of Florence Allen, 1920-1987
See also OV 2.
1
22-35
Photographs of Allen's Friends, undated
1
36-37
Photographs of Portrait Busts and View of a Garden, undated
1
38
Oversized Photographs of Family Members and Florence Allen, undated
OV 2

Make a Request

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.