Jeff Collins Family Collection MSS.0184
This collection is composed of 59 photographs of African-Americans dating from 1885, which feature members of the Collins, Gay, Ligons, Johnson, and Williams families, as well as their relatives and friends, who were farmers, teachers, railroad employees, and active churchgoers. The photographs are accompanied by a 66-page family history written by Mrs. Lola Collins Gay.
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Jeff Collins Family Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.
Jeff Collins Family Collection. MSS 184. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.
Donated by Mrs. Lola Collins Gay, 1981.
Processed by Howard Beeth, 1982.
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