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"Highlights of Hallie Q. Brown", circa 1950

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 33

Scope and Contents

A two page speech, typed in blue ink on pink paper, was written by Ethelwyn Bailey. An excerpt from the speech reads as follows:

The Hallie Q. Brown Senior Citizens are a very happy and congenial group of Boys and Girls working together in Christian faith and fellowship bringing happiness and love into the lives of our shut-ins with our musical talent sending cards, phone calls, flowers, contributing to worthy causes--sent 6.50 dollars to the Catholic Missions at Mountain Creed, Alabama, sent money to a needy Negro family that was denied food, credit and home because the mother dared attempt to vote, made cancer pads, contributed to the Heart Fund and Community Chest, helped in the United Fund Drive, ets., sent books to the Avondale School Library at Birmingham, Alabama, dyed eggs at Easter-time, some taking part in this fun had never dyed eggs before.


  • circa 1950

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions regarding access to the physcial materials are in place due to COVID precautions.


From the Collection: 1.58 Linear Feet (1 container) : This scrapbook, composed of 37 pages, front and back, with a front cover and a back cover. Each page also features two punch holes along one, short edge. This scrapbook has been unbound, with each page placed in a protective sleeve. An acid-free, archival folder containing photocopies of the newspaper and article clippings is also contained within the box. The front and back covers of the scrapbook are forest green in hue, with gold detailing. The center of the front cover features a sigil of a green lion in a gold shield, standing on his hind legs. The condition of individual materials pasted, clipped, or stapled to each page is generally good, but does feature adhesives such as tape, glue, staples and clips. Photographs have some fading and discoloration, otherwise the condition is good. General condition of the scrapbook is good. ; Each contruction paper-like page is a deep violet, almost burgundy color, with the following dimensions: 40 cm by 26 cm.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English