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Community activists

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

HQB Photograph Collection

Identifier: HQBCA-006

This collection includes photographs of the various staff, clubs, regular program activities and visitors associated with Hallie Q. Brown Community Center. While a large portion of photographs were taken at the Center, this collection also includes photographs of associates of Hallie Q. Brown Community Center located at places such as parks, at lakes, or on farms. This collection is in progress.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2000; 1900 - 2022

Kelly-Twiggs Family Papers

Identifier: HQBCA-008
Abstract This collection includes the personal works and objects of John Wesley Kelly, Guinevere (Gwen) Kelly-Twiggs, Evelyn Kelly-Robinson, and John Twiggs. John, Gwen and Evelyn were heavily involved in church clubs and organizations relating to various churches in Saint Paul and in Seattle. John Twiggs was a photographer who took many photographs of people in the Twin Cities. This collection includes photographs, personal notes, and many religious texts and realia. Other notable persons...
Dates: 1883 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

Martin Luther King Jr. with Iris, June 1978

 File — Box 13, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

File contains correspondence, contractual agreements, and cirriculum vitale relating to artist Luther "Kush Bey" Woodley. Also included in this file are copied letters from Fred B. Williams and Yolanda King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dates: June 1978

Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Area, circa 1980

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: 008.02.06.
Scope and Contents

COlor photograph of 29 people standing in a meeting room, in front of a banner reading "Twin Cities Metropolitan Council". Evelyn Robinson is seen standing at the far right.

Dates: circa 1980

Mount St. Mary's School, October 1961

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Letter from Mount St. Mary's School, at 931 Blair Ave in St. Paul, to Janabelle Taylor. Letter is signed by Ronnie Nordstrom, Mary Carlson, Pat Ueeck, Jackie Anderson, Delores French, Judy Delaney and Jeanne de cent.

Dates: October 1961

Murphy-Taylor Family Papers

Identifier: HQBCA-003
Abstract This collection includes the professional and personal photographic works of H. Janabelle Murphy Taylor, commonly known as Janabelle or Jane, and her family members. Janabelle was a progam director at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center for 20 years, as well as being a community activist throughout the Twin Cities. Her ancestors were one of the first Black families to willingly move to Minnesota in the late 1800s. In addtition to photographs, this collection includes letters, mixed-material...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1980; 1860 - 2018

Pilgrim Baptist Church Records

Identifier: HQBCA-030

This collection primarily contains photographic materials relating to event held at or by the members of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Dates: circa 1890-2000

Programs of Hallie Q. Brown Community Center, 1980 - 1981

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Yellow-orange brochure outlining various programs at HQB and MLK centers. This includes: Daycare; Latch Key program; various Senior Citizen programs; Homemakers helper program; various after school and evening programs; and the branch service center.

Dates: 1980 - 1981

Saint Paul Mayor's Office, February 1984

 Item — Box 8, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Letter from George Latimer, a former mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Janabelle Taylor thanking her for her many years of service on the St. Paul Planning Commission. A seal of Saint Paul sticker is located in the bottom right corner.

Dates: February 1984