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Overview The Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers contains materials created or gathered by members of the Gordon, Jackson, or McLester families of Tuscaloosa, Alabama from the years 1850 through 1965, including photographs, correspondence, funeral notices, general documents, clippings, portraits, and books. The collection documents African American family life in Tuscaloosa, African American women's clubs, and African American business life.
Scope and Contents note The collection consists of correspondence; minutes of meetings; committee reports; programs; financial and legal records of the Dogwood Chapter of The inks, Inc. The bulk of this information is from 1988-1991. Two scrapbooks of activities of the Dogwood Chapter are included. About half of the collection includes material on the National organization and the Southern Area organization. Organizational manuals; National Conference programs and proceedings; the organization's newsletter and...