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Parham, Bettie Esther
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 496
1 folder
The Bettie Esther Parham collection contains information about the company she founded, the National Beauty Supply Company. The products of its subsidiaries are represented via advertisements and price lists. There are a few scattered letters... more
Wills, Harry, 1892-1958
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 191
2 folders
Professional boxer, and leading heavyweight contender in the 1920's. Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Harry Wills began his boxing career in 1911. He is credited with winning 475 out of 480 bouts, scoring 31 knockouts. At the height of his career... more