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Accolades Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-016
Abstract

This collection contains an ongoing inventory of all accolades in HQB's possession. Some accolades were given by HQB to various community members, some were given to HQB, and some accolades were given to individuals who kindly donated their awards to HQBCA.

Dates: 1940 - 2020

Federation of Settlement Houses, slides

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: HQBCA-018
Abstract

This collection includes photographic slides relating to events held at various community and service centers in the Twin Cities.

Dates: 1964

Finney Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-004
Abstract

This completely digital collection includes two union booklets belonging to a man named MA Finney in 1936 and 1938, respectively. This collection also includes a business card from a hair and beauty salon run by black entrepreneur, Lola Mae Vassar Finney.

Dates: 1936 - 1938

Golden Agers Scrapbook No. 1

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-014
Abstract

This collection includes one (1) scrapbook which previously belonged to a member of the Golden Agers Club at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center. This scrapbook contains mostly newspaper clippings, with some photographs, correspondence, and general biographical works.

Dates: circa 1940-1970; Majority of material found within circa 1940-1970

Golden Agers Scrapbook No. 2

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-017
Abstract

This collection includes one (1) scrapbook which previously belonged to a member of the Golden Agers Club at Hallie Q. Brown Community Center. This scrapbook contains mostly newspaper clippings and photographs, correspondence, and general biographical works.

Dates: 1950 - 1980

Greene Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-024
Abstract This digital collection includes primarily photographs relating to LaPercell "Percy" and Gertrude Greene. The Greene family were active in many clubs, such as the Cameo Social Club, the Credjafawn Social Club, the Fezzan Temple Shriners, and more. The Greene's lived at various addresses in the Rondo Neighborhood, and members of the family held positions in agriculture, music, academia, and government. Please note that many of people listed in this collection were identified by LeVera Greene...
Dates: 1890 - 1980

Henry M. Smith Photographic Slides Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-020
Abstract These photographic slides were taken by Henry Mayall Smith, who lived in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1969, he took an accompanied trip to cities in South Africa, former Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and Eswatini. Those identified cities include Johannesburg, Kimberly, Cape Town, Gqeberha, Durban, and Mbabane. He also spent time in Paris, France. These images were taken by a middle-class white man who lived in St. Paul while on vacation to a nation with strict segregation laws. Those laws,...
Dates: 1969

HQB Administrative Records

 Fonds
Identifier: HQBCA-001
Abstract

This collection contains administrative records originating or relating to Hallie Q. Brown House/Community Center (formerly, Hallie Q. Brown Community House). This includes financial documents, non-financial reports, correspondence, speeches, other organizaional ephemera.

Dates: 1929 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1990

HQB News Records

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-013
Abstract

Two letter-size folders containing materials from HQB News, a newsletter which operated in conjunction with Hallie Q. Brown Community Center and the MLK Center. Materials mostly include halftones and graphics for newsprint/newsletters; photographs; correspondence. This collection is currently under revision as materials are identified as belonging to this collection.

Dates: Event: 1944 - 1986; Event: Majority of material found within 1980 - 1985

HQB Nursery Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HQBCA-009
Abstract

Light brown scrapbook titled HQB Nursery Scrapbook belonged to Ruth A. Brown (Reed), Director of the nursey at Hallie Q. Brown Community House. Materials in this scrapbook primarily relate to programming and events concerning children and their education. In addition to photographs, newspaper clippings and correspondence, this collection also contains Ruth A. Brown's collegiate records from the University of Minnesota.

Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1936; 1934 - 1955