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Indexed source

Morris, Ann and Henrietta Ambrose. North Webster: A Photographic History of a Black Community. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press, 1993. R 977.865 M875N

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Personal name index

First name Last name Page Photo Note
B. F. Abbott 11    
John A. Agee 8    
Frazier, Dr. Alexander 22    
Walter Ambrose 36, 47 150, 151  
Henriette Ambrose 48 177  
Gladys Anderson 34    
Alice Armstrong 20, 33    
Arthur Armstrong 39    
Harriet Ashcraft 34 152  
R. Atchison   138  
Emma Babcock 6    
Josephine Baker 28    
Eubie Banks 28    
Count Basie 28    
William Bell 35    
Cynthia Berry 3    
Wilbert Berry 33, 35    
Anthony Billinger   168  
Kenneth Billups 35    
John J., Rev. Blackburn 27 126  
Annie Blackburn 27 124  
G. L., Bishop Blackwell 7   Pastor, Blackwell Chapel A. M. E. Zion
William Bobbit 29    
Edward Bolden ix, 5    
Louis Bompart 2    
Alfred Lee Booth 39    
Louis Bopp 19    
H. A. Bostic 22    
[Rev] Bostick 12   Pastor, Sanctified Church of God in Christ
Edward, Dr. Bouchet 10    
P. K. Boulding 20, 35    
Augusta Boulding   161  
Dorothy Boulding 35    
William Bowen 14    
Lee Bowman 5    
Edward Bowman 14    
S. Bowman   138  
Allen Brefford   59  
Mary Brown Brefford   56  
John Brooks 14    
Allen Brown 4, 5 55  
Julia Brown 4    
George Brown 5 58  
Arnold Brown 5    
Arrena Brown 8    
Mary   Brown 8 56  
Arnold Brown 8 57  
Eleanor Brown 10 60  
Ruth Brown 28    
W. P. Brown   174  
Annie Mae Bryant   136  
Lewis, Sr. Bryant 31, 48 137  
Lewis, Jr. Bryant   136  
John G., Colonel Buford 24    
Lawson Buford   190  
Artemus, Rev. Bullard 3    
J. B., Rev. Bunch 7   Pastor, African Methodist Episcopal Zion Mission Church
Wesley Buril 14    
Lucy Esaw Burks   68  
Burl Burnett 6    
Agnes Burnett 6, 7    
Romeo Burnett 10    
Ruth Burns 46    
T. A. Bush 6    
Cab Calloway 28    
Erma Calvin 38    
Hildred Campbell   112  
Harry Caray 29    
Jackson Carr 5    
Elmer Carter   110  
Emanuel Cartwright 5    
William, Rev. Catlin 20   Pastor, Old Community Baptist Church
Jordan Chambers 28    
Mary A Clancey 6    
Ada Clark   90  
George Clark   110  
Julia Mae Clark   121  
Alvah Clayton 10    
Leticia Cole 10    
William Collins 14    
Mosby Collins 18, 31    
Benjamin Conway 14    
T. Crenshaw   138  
Lucy Criddle   92  
Susie Crockett 13, 19    
Ivory Crockett 43, 48    
Benjamin Crockett 48    
Anne Branch Cushing 40    
Jeannette Davis 6    
William Davis 14    
Georgia Davis   173  
Herbert S. Davis 20, 21    
Lorraine Davis 20    
Mack Davis   173  
Herbert S. Davis 24, 31 112  
Dewitt Davis 32    
Ezekiel Davis   173  
Lorraine Davis 40 161  
DeWitt, Jr. Davis 48    
William Dew 27, 28    
Harry Dew 48    
C. Dixon   138  
Ruth Dixon 20    
Hutcher Dixon   157  
W. Dixon   138  
William Dixon 23 155  
J. C. Dixon 23    
John C. Dixon 31    
Ruth Dixon 42    
Eric C., Dr. Donnelly 22 132  
Ida Mae Donnelly 133 133  
Phil Donnelly 32    
Eric Donnelly 47, 133    
[Mrs.] Dotwell 5, 6    
Frederick Douglas 8    
Dwight D., General Eisenhower 36    
Peter Elkin 12    
Doris Jean Whittaker Ellis   176  
Jacob Esaw 7, 68    
Lucy Esaw 68 68  
Maria Esaw 7    
Harold Esaw 9, 48 69  
Giles Esaw 14, 48 69  
Ranken Esaw   141  
Earl Eulingburgh 34    
Andrew Evans 23, 24, 98 98  
Augustus Ewing 13, 22, 78 84  
Benjamin Ewing   84  
Walter Pierpont Ewing 31 84  
Emma Ewing 31    
Annie Ewing 48    
Hallie Katherine Pierson Ewing   83  
J. Ewing   138  
Sarah Ewing   84  
Lulu Farmer 8    
Robert Farrell 14    
Chick Finney 28    
Ella Fitzgerald 28    
Charles Fleming 47    
Alexander Fletcher 5    
Jimmy Forest 28    
Charles Foster 5    
Hester Foster 5    
Clentery Franks   172, 173  
Otessa Franks   172, 173  
William Franklin   141  
Ethel Stone Frost 21 80  
Melzetta Frost 34    
Ethel Frost 48 80, 81  
Beulah Futrell   81  
Maude Futrell   81  
Philip Gale   184  
Marcus Garvey 16    
Mattie Gill 21 112  
Wilbur Gist   91  
Abe Givens 6    
Albert Givens   74  
Helen Givens   74, 75  
Nancy Givens 6    
Rose Givens   74  
Russell Givens 14    
Sarah Givens   76  
Henry Givens 46, 189 189  
Jeanette Gleason 34, 162    
James Gleason 34, 37, 48    
Howell B. Goins 20, 24, 25, 33, 46 113  
Palmer Goins 48    
James Goolsby   175  
Annie Gordon 27 124  
Benny, Sergeant Major Gordon 37, 38    
Benny Gordon 27, 43, 48 124, 125  
Edward Gordon   124  
Marvin Gordon   125  
Marvin, Jr. Gordon   125  
Thurston Graham 35    
Maurice Grant 34    
Arthur Green 38    
Philip Grice 6    
Lucy Grice 6    
J. L., Dr. Grigsby 23    
Ann A, Hadley 6    
Carl Hall 35    
Charles Hall 185 185  
Mary McElroy Hall   163  
Wardie Hall 35, 36 175  
Lionel Hampton 28    
W. C. Handy 28    
Bill Harden   85  
Louis Harden 21 85, 91, 112  
Richard Harden   85, 91  
C. Harris   138  
Clyde Harris 27, 31    
Ed Hart 7    
David Hawkins 21 112  
Charles Hayes   91  
Arthur Hinch 35, 36 165, 166  
James Hinkle   143  
John Horner 48    
Leon Houston 134 134, 135  
Ira Howe 18    
Bill Howe 18    
Katherine Jane Howell 48    
Margaret Hubbard 48    
Richard A. Hudlin 8    
Joe Hunter 10    
Donald Inge 14    
Ervine, Rev. Inglis 39    
Molly Isom   81  
Claiborne Jackson 1    
Henry Jackson 5    
Edward Jackson 5    
Dewey Jackson 28    
Robert James 14    
Sylvester James 14    
Roscoe James 19, 31    
Moses Jenkins   187  
William H. Jenkins 13, 78    
Dorsey Jessup   187  
Ruby Mitchell Johnson 48 170  
Raymond Jones 14    
Scott Joplin 28    
Louis Jordan 28    
Andy Kirk 28    
C. C., Rev. Kitchen 11   Pastor, Webster Groves Episcopal Church
Ken Lankford 5    
P. B. Lankford   95  
Walter Lathen 34    
Fred Lenhart 46    
Henry Lewis   158, 159  
Jones C. Lewis 19    
Sarah Lewis   158  
Susie Lewis 19 87, 90, 109, 161  
J. C. Lewis 19 109  
James, Rev. Lichliter 39    
Mildred Lipscomb 34 162  
Jimmie Lunceford 28    
Frank Lyles 14    
Jim Magafas 18    
James Marshall 3, 4    
John   Marshall 3    
Cynthia Marshall 4    
Ernest Marshall 4    
Thurgood Marshall 42    
Lottie Martling 6    
Mamie Johnson McCall   128, 183  
James McCall   187  
Elizabeth McCausland 3    
Carl McCree 45    
Edith McCree   144  
Floyd McCree 48    
Andy McDonald 29    
Theodore McGinnis   143  
Theodore McMillan 38    
John Berry Meacham 1, 5    
Thelma Meeks 21    
Thenia Middlebrooks   120  
Irene Mitchell 18    
Ruby Mitchell 18    
Joseph E. Mitchell 22, 32    
Perry Molatt 6    
John Monroe 14    
Donald Monroe 35    
Ardelia Harris Montgomery 31    
Thomas A., Prof. Moore 10, 11, 20 87, 89, 90, 91  
William Morgan 14    
Mayda Morgan 21 112  
Anderson Morrison 6    
Anna  Morrison 6 71  
Theodore, Rev. Morrison 6, 8, 11, 12   Pastor, Union Mission Church
Lulu Morrison 10    
Maggie Morrison 11    
Myrtle Morrison   144  
George Morrison 14    
Robert Morrison   71  
Theodore, Rev. Morrison 19 72, 73  
James Morrison 48, 191 191  
John Anderson Morrison 6    
Helen Morton 21 112  
Lee Moss 19 188  
Lincoln Nelson 10    
Laura Nichollson   87  
Richard Niebuhr 40    
Reinhold Niebuhr 40    
Randolph North 29    
John W. Palmer 20    
Marguerite Parker   90  
Henry Blanton, Bishop Parks 12    
George S., General Patton 36    
Elmer Phelps   143  
Ida Phelps   161  
Albert D. Pierson 7, 8 82  
Annie Polk 11 67  
William Porter 4, 5    
Henry Prehn 4    
John Purnell 4    
Edward Purnell 4 54  
Herbert Redmond 14    
William C. Reed   97  
Buddy Reese 48 95  
Barnett Reeves   141  
Edward Reeves   141  
E. Reid   138  
H. Reid   138  
Henry Renfro 14    
A. Leroy, Dr. Reynolds 22    
Edith Rhetta   90  
John Rhodes 14    
Joseph Rhodes 14    
Joseph E., Archbishop Ritter 41    
Lonzella "Zell" Rogers   91  
Lonzella Wallace Rogers 128    
Preston Rogers 18 61, 62  
Eleanor Rogers 18 60, 62  
Harry Rogers 36    
Donald Rusan   183  
Lucille, Mrs. Rusan   182  
Martha Jean Hall Rusan   183  
Thomas, Dr. Rusan 22    
William Rusan 32    
Walter Rusan 40 181, 184  
Nellie Salmon 41 90  
Paul Saunders 38    
Harold Schaeffer 17    
Henry Schulz 4    
Victoria Shelton   81  
Harvey Simms 7, 13, 15, 114 87, 88, 90, 114, 115  
Etta Simms 7 119  
Sarah Simms 116 116, 117  
John Smith 4    
David Smith 14    
Eliza, Mrs. Smith   178  
Bessie Smith 28    
Alphonse Smith 30 48    
Forrest Smith 32    
Ralph Smith   183  
E. A., Dr. South 23    
A. Spears   138  
Arilla Spears   161  
Luther St. James 9, 13, 14 110  
Charles St. James 7, 9, 10, 13    
Della St. James 12    
Calvin St. James 48    
Arthur Stewart 29    
Nannie Stewart 35    
Winnie Stewart 48    
Frank Stone 8, 13, 79, 80, 81 78  
Ethel Stone 10 80, 81  
Josephine Stone 10    
Hugh Stone 14, 79 79  
Martha Stone 80 77  
Elvis Summytt 22, 23, 96    
Lee Etta Summytt 23, 44 96  
Charles Sumner 10    
Jennie Swayne 6    
James Sweezer   93  
Lucy Sweezer   93  
Rubin Talbert 31    
F. S. K. Taylor 7    
Cynthia (Sudy) Taylor   144  
Cyrus B. Taylor 25    
Herbert Thomas 14    
Philip Thomas 14    
Charles Thomas 17, 42 104  
Alice Thomas   104  
Andrew Thomas 17, 99, 102 99  
Miriam Thomas 17, 102 100, 104  
Alby Thomas 17, 42 102, 104  
Clarence Thomas   104  
Conrad Thomas 21, 34, 43    
Consuella Thomas   104  
Imelda Thomas 21 104, 112  
Robert Thomas 21 112  
Ruth Thomas   104  
Glenn Thomas 39    
Irene Thomas 41, 42, 43 104  
William Thomas 47 104  
Joe Thomas 48 95  
W. D., Rev. Thompson 40    
Edwin Tichnor 6    
Augustus Toliver 5, 6    
Caleb Townsend 4    
Henry Turner 14, 29    
Joe Turner 29    
Robert Turner 39    
Deliah Turnley   81  
S. T., Rev. Tyler 20   Pastor, Nazarene Baptist Church
Josephine Van Winkle   81  
Sarah Vaughn 28    
George L. Vaughn 37, 38    
Carl Walker 106 106  
Cornelius Walker   141  
Elizabeth Winston Walker 46 183  
Clyde Wallace   169  
Atkins Warren 48    
Dinah Washington 28    
Elizabeth Weaver   81  
Wesley Webster 16    
Adelaide Webster 16, 17    
Thelma Weeks   112  
John Wesley 4    
Tom White 3, 4    
Naomi White 34    
Irene Thomas White 43    
Evalee Wilkerson 38    
Dave Wilkins 29 154  
Mattie Wilkins   154  
Rose Wilkins   154  
Gale Wilkinson   167  
Jesse Williams 14    
"Boobie" Williams 29    
Solomon Wilson   187  
James Winchester 4    
William Winston 18    
Herbert Witt 19, 31    
Herbert G., Sr. Witt   92  
Lucy Witt 19 92  
Frank Witt 38    
Dan Witt 45    
Herbert, Jr. Witt 48    
Paul Witt 48 186  
John, Judge Witthaus 39    
Ronald Woods 43    
William Wright 5    
Jesse Wright 14    
Sarah Simms Wright   117  
Imelda Wyatt 33    
Harry Wynn 28    
Ted, Sr. Yandell 19    
Ted, Jr. Yandell 19    

Subject index

Subject of citation Page Photo Note
Abernathy Park 18    
African Baptist Church 5    
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Mission Church 7    
Amethyst Theater 28    
Billie Burke's 28    
Blackwell Chapel 7 70  
Blue Valley Giants 30    
Booker T. Washington Theater 28    
Casey family 66    
Castle Ballroom 28    
Collins's Barber Shop 18    
Comet Movie Theater 28    
Criterion Movie Theater 28    
Deluxe 28    
Dixon's Grocery 23    
Dixon's Store on Waymire   156  
Douglass Grade School fifth and sixth grades, 1922   88  
Douglass High football team, 1928   111  
Douglass High graduating class, 1929   112  
Douglass High School 20, 33    
Douglass High School graduation, 1944   165  
Douglass High School majorettes   164  
Douglass Movie Theater 28    
Douglass School 8, 33 86  
Douglass School Band, circa 1920   95  
Douglass School eighth grade graduating class, 1924   89  
Douglass School eighth grade graduating class, 1925   91  
Douglass School students   145-148  
Douglass School, 1924-1925 teachers   90  
Douglass School, 1940's   149  
Douglass Senior Class, 1935   142  
Dunbar High School 10    
Eden Theological Seminary 39    
Emmanuel Episcopal Church 5    
Fairfax 53    
First Baptist Church of Webster Groves 5, 19 63  
First Congregational Church 5    
Granbery's Brown Bobby Shop 32    
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church 19    
Howe Brothers' Grocery 18    
Hubbard's Confectionery 32    
Jim's Market 18    
Johnson's Restaurant 32    
Jones, Peggy and Lorenzo,  wedding   192  
Kirkham Avenue 23    
Lews--J. C. Lewis Funeral Home, hearse   108  
Nazarene Baptist Church 20    
North Webster Credit Union 31, 32    
North Webster Volunteer Firefighters, 1941   138  
Old Community Baptist Church, 1940's   160  
Parks Chapel 13    
Piggy's 29    
Pointer's Hall 11    
Powell Grocery's Baseball Team 29, 30    
Rainbow 28    
Regal Singers, 1939   141  
Riverside Stadium 29    
Riviera Nightclub 28    
Rock Hill Presbyterian Church 3    
Roosevelt Theater 28    
Rose Hill  Baptist Church 5    
Sanctified Church Of God In Christ 12    
Schaeffer's Grocery 17    
Shady Creek 4, 5    
Shady Nook 32    
Shepperd family 64, 65    
Simms home on Shady Avenue   118  
St. Louis Argus Newspaper 22    
St. Mark's Methodist Episcopal Church 105    
St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church 19    
Star Theater 28    
Strand Movie Theater 28    
Summytt's Drug Store 23    
Sumner High School 10    
Tappels Grocery 18    
Thomas Grocery Store 17    
Thomas Grocery Store   103  
Thomas, Andrew and Miriam, home   101  
Thomas, Charles, family   104  
Union Mission Church 12    
Unity United Methodist Church of Webster Groves 105    
Vendome 29 140  
Vinegar Hill 5    
Walker, Carl, family 106    
Webster College for Boys 3    
Webster Groves Baptist Church 12    
Webster Groves Episcopal Church 105 105  
Webster Groves Methodist Episcopal Church 10    
Webster Groves Presbyterian Church 5    
Webster Groves School District 6    
Webster Groves United Methodist Church 105    
Webster Heights 43, 44    
Webster Reds 29    
Webster Reds baseball team 107    
Webster School 8    
Webster's Grocery  17    
West Community Credit Union 32    
West End Waiter's Club 28    

 

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