Johnnie P. Jones / Elmira Stafney Jones family collection
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Johnnie P. Jones / Elmira Stafney Jones family collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library
Creator: Jones, Elmira Stafney
Creator: Jones, Johnnie P.
Title: Johnnie P. Jones / Elmira Stafney Jones family collection
Dates: Bulk, 1946-1953
Dates: 1915-1956 1946-1953
Quantity: 2.5 linear ft.
Abstract:The collection contains: Fourteen (14) Black & White Photographs of family members and family papers, including insurance policies and certificates, and diplomas and awards.
Identification: aarl021-001

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains: Fourteen (14) Black & White Photographs of family members. Two (2) copies Jerrymiah Stafney's insurance policy. One (1) copy of The Eureka--Security Fire and Marine Insurance property policy. One (1) copy of Facial Notes. One (1) copy Diploma presented to Private Jerrymiah. One (1) copy of Beaumont School of Vocational Nursing Diploma. Notebook pages with Chemistry class notes. One (1) original copy of Warranty Deed Atlanta Title. One (1) copy Bell Aircraft Cooperation Certificate of Employment Award. One (1) pamphlet entitled, Guaranteed Loans for Veterans. One (1) blank white envelope with unused Eisenhower 8 cents stamp affixed and one (1) original copy of insurance policy entitled, National Service Life Insurance. One (1) original copy of Louisville Fire and Marine Policy. One (1) 10' x 8" Black & White group photograph of students. One (1) Black & White group photograph of student music band. One (1) copy of Cannolence Beauty College Senior Class Prom and one (1) Atlanta Daily World newspaper clipping, and one (1) one copy of an original beautician license. One (1) original copy of a Sunday school certificate and one (1) torn copy of a rental receipt, and one (1) postcard with a photographic scene. One (1) Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Insurance Endowment policy. One (1) original copy of Atlanta Public School Certificate of Appreciation. One (1) original copy of a high school Diploma. One (1) original copy of a junior high school Diploma. One (1) color painting of a woman's head (portrait).


Index Terms

African American families.
Jones family
Jones, Elmira Stafney
Jones, Johnnie P.
Miller, Estella Jones

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Item, series, Johnnie P. Jones / Elmira Stafney Jones Family collection, Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.

Provenance

The Auburn Avenue Research Library, Archives Division received the Johnnie P. Jones/Elmira Stafney Jones Family Collection as a gift from Mrs. Estella Jones Miller on the 22nd day of August, 2002.

Processing Information

Processed by Okezie E. Amalaha. Completed in 2003


Restrictions

Restrictions on Use

This collection is available for use only on the second floor (Archives Division) of the Auburn Avenue Research Library. There are no restrictions on research use of the collection, but permission must be obtained for reproductions of materials for which the Research Library does not hold copyright to researcher only for "Fair Use" as defined in the copyright law (Title 17, United States Code). Also permission must be obtained to publish reproductions from materials for which the Research Library does hold copyright for one time use only.

Copyright Restrictions

Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.


Container List

 

Box

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11Fourteen (14) Black & White Photographs of family members
 
2Two (2) copies Jerrymiah Stafney's insurance policy with sole beneficiaries noted as Mary Johnson and Elmira V. Staffney
 
3One (1) copy of The Eureka-Security Fire and Marine Insurance Company property policy in the name of Carrie Ferrow, envelope of correspondence is included
 
4One (1) copy of Facial Notes published by Dermis Cura College of Beauty Culture
 
5One (1) diploma presented to Private Jerrymiah Stafney by the Training School for Bakers and Cooks at Camp Grant, Rockford, Illinois, December 28, 1918
 
6One (1) of Beaumont School of Vocational Nursing diploma to Elmira S. Jones, June 21, 1956
 
7Notebook pages containing notes from Chemistry class, November 20, 1915 - December 20, 1915
 
8One (1) original copy of Quitclaim Deed from State Mutual Insurance Company to Mrs. C. G. Aycock, et al., Georgia, Fulton County
 
9One (1) original copy of Warranty Deed Atlanta Title Company in the state of Georgia, Fulton County between Mrs. C.G. Aycock and Mrs. Elmira Jones and Mr. J. P. Jones, February 8, 1949
 
10One (1) copy of Bell Aircraft Cooperation (Georgia Division) Certificate of Employment exceptional award to Mrs. Elmira Stafney Jones
 
11One (1) Pamphlet entitled, Guaranteed Loans for Veterans: Questions and Answers. Pamphlet (No. 4---1) © Veterans Administration, Washington D.C., 1964. One (1) blank white envelope, unused Eisenhower 8 cents stamp affixed, with return address (Milton Perry Revival Crusades). One (1) original copy of a Western Union telegram the death of Elvira Fowler. Telegram dated May 17, 1946, 9:21 a.m. One (1) original copy of insurance policy entitled, National Service Life Insurance on behalf of Mr. Johnnie P. Jones in case of untimely death, 1946 1964
 
12One (1) original copy of Louisville Fire and Marine Insurance Company in the state of Kentucky, between Atlanta, Georgia agent Mrs. C.G. Aycock and Mrs. Elmira Jones and Mr. J.P. Jones, February 8, 1949 - February 8, 1952
 
13Contains 10" x 8" Black and White group photograph of students of Morehouse College music band
 
14Have one (1) 9" x 7 3/4" Black and White group photograph of students of music band, with inscription, Morehouse College 1915 - 1916. William G. Rogers, Manger, 1916
 
15(1) copy of the Cannolene Beauty College Senior Class Commence Prom on Tuesday, 10th September, 1940. One (1) Atlanta Daily World newspaper, front page, article clipping noting Reverend Maynard H. Jackson passing (Sunday 28th, June, 1953 issue). One (1) copy of an original beautician license for Ms. Elmira Stafney Jones dated January 22, 1946, 1940 1946 1953
 
16(1) original copy of a Sunday school certificate given to Ms. Estilla Jones dated July 1952. One (1) torn copy of a rental receipt from Mrs. Elmira Jones to C.G. Aycock Realty Company. One postcard with a photographic scene of Buchanan Street, Georgia. One (1) postcard date stamped Fort Benning, Georgia, March 2, 1938 at 1:30 p.m sent to Ms. Elmira Stafney from Frank, C, 1938 1952
 
17One Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Endowment policy named for Ms. Elmira Stafney, January 21, 1935
 
18One (1) original copy of Atlanta Public Schools Certificate of Appreciation presented to Elmira Jones on May 5 th, 1950 by Pauline Heard (Teacher), Florine D. Furlow (Principal), and Delia M. Sherwood (President of Parent-Teacher Association), May 5, 1950
 
19One (1) original copy a high school diploma awarded to Elmira Stafney by Booker T. Washington High School, June 5
 
20One (1) original copy a Junior High School diploma awarded to Elmira Stafney by Booker T. Washington High School, June 2
 
21One (1) color portrait painting of a woman's head