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Accession number A2003.037
Collection Gwen Becker Small Collection
Title Professor Lawrence Jones letters
Catalog Number A2003.037
Object Name Papers, Personal
Credit line Collection of the AAMI - Gift of Gwen Becker
Dates of Creation 1930's - 1992
Access Conditions Open for research
Copyrights no known restrictions
Scope & Content This collection contains letters written by Professor Jones, a variety of photographs which have identification on them, programs, and a few of The Pine Torch Newsletters. The majority of the letters are undated, but the one that is dated is from 1991. The photographs range from the late 1930's to the early 1940's. The Pine Torch Newsletters span from 1967 - 1992.
Biographical History Mrs. Becker's father was a teacher at the Piney Woods academy, a school for African Americans, in Mississippi in the early 1940's. The collection consists of some papers, plus scans of some photos.
Subjects Education
Afro-Americans
Search Terms Piney Woods
Mississippi
Academies
Segregation
Photographs
Teaching
Piney Woods Country Life Academy
University of Iowa
Cedar Rapids
Anamosa
Iowa City
Marshalltown
Newsletters
Education
Families
Education - African American
People Jones, Lawrence
Classification Education