Guide to the Marjorie Simons Photographs

Record Group 020

Date Span  1920-1960 

Extent 18 images (23 MB @ TIF format, 300 dpi)

Biographical Sketch     Ms. Simons is a life-long resident of Dothan, who responded to the The Wiregrass Archives/Landmark Park Community Photo Day of Feb. 15, 2003.  Ms. Simons maiden name was S-I-M-M-O-N-S.  She changed it when she married Charles G. S-I-M-O-N-S.

Scope / Content     Images are predominantly of Mrs. Simons (nee Simmons) and her family in the Dothan, Alabama, and Wiregrass area.  Included are images of various McNeils, Smiths, and Simmonses.

Access:  Open

Date processed:   02/15/2003

Processed By: M. Olliff

INVENTORY  (Click on thumbnail for Reference Copy of Image)

Ref No. 020-03-0215-001:  1945  Ray Smith butchering hogs in the yard of Ivy Simmons, 217 Ruth St., Dothan.  Euthe Smith, Ray's wife, in background.

This was the final hog butchering done by the Simmons.

Ref No. 020-03-0215-002:  Sept. 29, 1948, Nina Hawkins (middle) with friends at birthday party, 100 block of Wilson Street, Dothan, AL.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-003: Sept. 29, 1948, Nona Hawkins (right) with friend at Birthday party, 100 block of Wilson Street, Dothan, AL.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-004: Sept. 29, 1948, Nina Hawkins at birthday party, 100 block of Wilson Street, Dothan, AL.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-005: [Sept. 29] 1948, Lacey Smith sitting; Preston Smith in hat; Pauline Hawkins visible behind car.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-006: [1920s]  Henry Smith with female friend sitting on bumper of Ford Model T.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-007: [Sept. 29, 1948]  Sisters Mary McNeil (left) and [Emilia] McNeil Smith sitting on car bumper.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-008: [1948]  Theda Paysen.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-009: [n.d.]  Painting of Andy Jackson McNeil, father of [Emily] McNeil Smith.  [Emily] McNeil Smith is mother of Bertha Smith Simmons and grandmother of Marjorie Simmons Simons.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-010: [n.d.]  Henry Smith (left) with his father, Andrew Smith.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-011: [June 17] 1932,  Kenneth Simmons (left), born May 3, 1928; with Marjorie Simmons, born July 4, 1929.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-012: [1948]  Valerie Simmons with her niece, Linda Simmons, in playpen.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-013: 1935, First-grade school photo of Marjorie Simmons.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-014: [1939]  School photo of Marjorie Simmons.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-015: [1941]  School photo of Marjorie Simmons.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-016: 1934, Postcard of Luverne, Alabama, High School.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-017: [1926]  Ivy Simmons, father of Marjorie Simmons.
Ref No. 020-03-0215-018: [1950-1952]  Headland Avenue Baptist Church, Dothan, AL.  Marjorie Simmons in white blouse carrying jacket over her arm.
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