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Herff Jones Collection

  • US-almoca2020.001
  • Collection
  • 1903 - 2003

This collection documents the history of the Paragon Press company of Montgomery, Alabama, as well as the history of the Herff Jones company plant in Montgomery, Alabama. Other major themes in the collection include records documenting the preparations for the seventieth-fifth anniversary open house celebration of Paragon Press in 1978. The collection also contains some correspondence and corporate records. The collection primarily divides into three parts: documents, images, and oversized images. In addition to oversized images, the image series also contains colored slides and a subseries of negatives. A very small series, ephemera, also exists.

Herff Jones

Lowell Joerg Collection

  • US US-almoca Lowell Joerg Collection
  • Item
  • Unknown

This collection consists of a circa 1939 postcard of the Montgomery,
Alabama courthouse.

Lowell Joerg

Montgomery County Archives Area Architectural Drawings Collection

  • US US-almoca Montgomery County Archives Area Architectural Drawings Collection
  • Collection
  • 1934-1988

This collection consists of eighty-two blueprints of various structures and
developments in Montgomery and Montgomery County, Alabama. The blueprints range in date from 1934 to 1988. They cover a wide range of buildings, including churches, hospitals, schools, community centers, libraries, jails, subdivisions, overpasses, right of way maps, public venues like arenas and stadiums, public housing, and more.

Emilie Richards

The Lyn Frazer Collection

  • US US-almoca 2019.001
  • Collection
  • August 26, 1902

The Lyn Frazer Collection consists of a single photograph of a woman named Carrie Melton Hill. The photograph, taken on August 26, 1902, depicts Hill in her wedding dress and vail.

Frazer, Lyn

The Newtown Oral History Collection

  • US US-almoca 2019.003
  • Collection
  • February 23, 2019

The Newtown Oral History Collection is a collection of oral histories and photographs created at the Newtown Community Center on February 23, 2019. The oral histories center on daily life in Newtown throughout the 1950s and into the1970s. The oral histories in this collection represent how the creators of the collection, those that live or lived in Newtown, view their community and constitute a valuable primary source regarding first-person observations and opinions regarding the Civil Rights Movement. A number of the oral histories in the collection dwell on similar themes, including civil rights, the Civil Rights Movement and how it affected the city. Many of the interviewees also talked about a devastating flood in 1960 that destroyed almost all their possessions. . The photographs depict the interviewees, as well as the event itself.

Foster Dickson