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Ada Belle Parker Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2962

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera. Materials concern civil rights, including articles by Elijah Muhammad; Christian thought and worship; and articles concerning centenarians around the country and world.

Newspaper clippings contain articles about civil rights, political cartoons, centenarians, and other miscellaneous topics. Correspondence includes letters and holiday greeting cards. Ephemera includes airplane tickets, church flyers and programs, graduation programs, and funeral programs.

Dates

  • 1962-1983

Biographical / Historical

Ada Belle Parker was born July 30, 1911, in Birmingham Junction, Alabama, to Sam and Ellen (Prater) Bradley. She was married to Walter Gaskins, but they divorced in 1955. Later, she married Frank B. Parker. She died on April 4, 1994.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Scrapbook containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, and ephemera concerning civil rights, Christianity, and centenarians gathered by Ada Belle Parker.

Provenance

Cather & Brown, 2005

Processed by

James N. Gilbreath, September, 2010
Title
Guide to the Ada Belle Parker Scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
James N. Gilbreath
Date
March 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500