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Geneva Hall photograph album

Call Number: RH PH 502


This album, compiled by Geneva Hall, includes photographs and some clippings depicting African American life on 15th and Quincy in Topeka, Kansas during the early part of the twentieth century.


  • approximately 1900-1950


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


.25 Linear Feet (1 box + 1 flat box)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

The Geneva Hall photograph album dates from approximately the first half of the 20th century and consists of a single album containing pictures and some clippings. The majority of the images are black and white and unidentified on the page. The album itself has a black cover on which embossed gold lettering reads "Photographs"; the pages are black paper and the whole is tied together with a black cord. Loose photographs have been removed from the album and foldered according to their original placement within the album.

Physical Location

RH PH 502

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, William Tarleton, 2006.

Guide to the Geneva Hall Collection
Geneva Hall photograph album
Finding aid prepared by mbw, 2007; Finding aid encoded by mbw, 2007
Description rules
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Language of description
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Support for the processing of this Collection was provided by the Dana and Sue Anderson African American Collecting Program Endowment Fund.
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Preferred citation
Geneva Hall Collection, Kansas Collection, RH PH 502, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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