African American families
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Foston Family Papers
Abstract Herman William Foston was born in Clarksville, Tennessee in 1906. He established several successful businesses in Clarksville, including the Dowdy and Foston Funeral Home, and was considered a wealthy and influential man within the local black community. His sister Louise Beatrice Foston Gachette played an integral role in the management of the funeral home, and following his death in 1949 she inherited all of his assets and businesses. This collection documents a prominent African American...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941 - 1955
Found in: Montgomery County Archives / Foston Family Papers
Radford Family Portraits
Five portraits of the African American Radford family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1900
Found in: Montgomery County Archives / Radford Family Portraits