DuPree Press collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of event programs, souvenir books, high school commencement announcements, and funeral programs for organizations, institutions, and individuals in Tampa, FL. Notable documents include those created for Beulah Baptist Institutional Church, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, and other local women's groups.
- Created: 1958 - 1994
- Other: 1994
- DuPree, Linnell L. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/for more information.
Biographical or Historical Information
The DuPree Press, which operated for over 50 years, was established in 1944.
Linnell L. DuPree, born October 22, 1910 in Athens, Georgia, graduated from Athens High Industrial School and then attended the historically Black Methodist college Paine College in Augusta, GA. After moving to Tampa, DuPree worked on the Tampa Bulletin and the early issues of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin. DuPree was actively involved in many local organizations, including the Gamma Eta Chapter-Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, the Frontiers of Tampa, the Tampa Urban League, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and Beulah Baptist Institutional Church. He was also one of the founders of the Community Federal Savings and Loan Association. He died September 22, 1996.
2.50 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This collection consists of program souvenir books produced by the DuPree Press for local churches, masonic temples, associations, women's groups, and sororities in Tampa, FL.
Organized by document and association type.
Source of Acquisition
Linnel L. DuPree
Method of Acquisition
Other Descriptive Information
- DuPree Press collection
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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