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Washington Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Z99

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of assorted materials documenting the personal and professional lives of the Washingtons, an African American familiy in Florida. Documents and records include tax receipts, real estate records, war ration books, fire insurance policies, motor vehicle registrations for hired transport, beauty and fashion advertisements from the 1920s, and postcard books from France. Many of the documents were issued in Hillsborough County, FL, although select items were issued in such other counties as Gadsden and Duval. The collection also includes two photographs from the late 19th or early 20th century.

Dates

  • Other: 1893-1974
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1893-1964

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.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet

1 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection documents both business and personal transactions of the Washington family, with particular emphasis on items created or used by Sam Washington, Mary Washington, and Mary Louise Washington Delaney/Delancy.

Arrangement

Arranged by item type.

Source of Acquisition

Jeffrey E. Plourde

Method of Acquisition

Donation

Title
Washington Family papers
Author
TT
Date
2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

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