Guide to the Payne Family Photographs 1902-1911 MG 1602

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note
Scope and Content Note
Access Points
Administrative Information

Container List

Photographs, Program, and Button


Guide to the Payne Family Photographs
1902-1911
MG 1602
The New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Contact: NJHS Library
Phone: (973) 596-8500 x249
Email: library@jerseyhistory.org
URL: http://www.jerseyhistory.org
© 2004 All rights reserved.
The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Inventory prepared by Michael Roth.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. Octoer 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Payne Family
Title: Payne Family
Photographs
Dates 1902-1911
Abstract: Consists of nine photographs of school children posing for their class portraits at the Elliot Street School, Newark.
Quantity: 0.05 linear feet
Collection Number: MG 1602

Biographical Note

Charles and Florence Payne both attended the Elliot Street School in Newark during the early twentieth century. The school itself was originally built in 1871 and was renovated in 1921.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains nine photographs of school children posing for their class portraits at the Elliot Street School. The photographs follow the academic career of Charles and Florence Payne, although neither is identified in the images. Many of the class portraits are taken inside the classroom, but some are taken outdoors by the school building. The portraits also feature the African-American classmates of the Paynes.

The collection contains, too, a program for the June of 1905 Graduating Exercises of Elliot Street School students including Charles Payne, as well as a button commemorating an event that took place at the school in December of 1906.
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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Payne, Florence.
Subject Organizations:
Elliot Street School.
Subject Topics:
African American students–New Jersey–Newark.
Schools–New Jersey–Newark.
Students–New Jersey–Newark.
Subject Places:
Newark (N.J.)
Document Types:
Ephemera.
Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1602, Elliot Street School Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Rita Sawyer to the New Jersey Historical Society in June 2003.

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Container List

Photographs, Program, and Button

Box Folder Title Date
1 1-2 Class Photographs (9) featuring Charles and Florence Payne 1902-1911
1 3 Graduation program listing Charles Payne 1905 June 29
1 3 Button commemorating a flag presentation at the Elliot Street School by Colonel S. L. Buck 1906 Dec. 6

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