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Family photo album, 1941-1965, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 10

Scope and Contents

Contains materials removed from a Dukes’ family photo album. Materials include photographs of the Dukes family--including Judson L. Dukes, Mary Smith Dukes, Dr. Judson L. Dukes, Jr., Bennie Dukes, and Marsha Dukes--with related newspaper clippings and memorabilia. Topics include Bennie Dukes’ football career, the Artesia Rockets basketball team, an apparent mass military burial, and Judson L. Dukes’ military service. Also included are photographs of the “Silvertonies” of Clarksville (an African American musical group that performed at Shaw Funeral Home), the Atlanta College of Mortuary Science class of 1948, and Judson L Dukes’ upon his graduation from Jenkins County Training School.


  • Creation: 1941-1965, undated

Conditions Governing Access

Collection open for research use. Access to portions of this collection is restricted.


From the Collection: 4.5 Linear Feet (Contains 5 document boxes,1 oversized box, and 1 map case folder)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository