Guide to the Mary Clements Eddins Photograph Collection, 1930-2002
Record Group 212

Description: 24 scanned images, 600 dpi TIFs, full color

Biographical Sketch: Mary Eddins (nee Clements) was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama, graduating with a bachelor's degree in education in 1969 and a master's in education, ca. 1971. In 1976, she received her AA certificate from Alabama A&M where she was studying for the Ed.D.

Mary Clements married Ray Eddins on October 14, 1972, in Northport, Alabama. They have two daughters, Rachel Adele Eddins Nichols and Mary Catherine Eddins.

Mary Eddins taught at Huntsville's Whitesburg Junior High School for a short time, then moved to Dothan. She resumed teaching when her daughters were in elementary school, first at the librarian at Abbeville Elementary in Henry County, then as a media specialist at Southside Elementary and, later, Cloverdale Elementary in the Dothan City School System. She retired in 2003 after serving 25 years and resides as of 2016 in Dothan.

Ms. Eddins supplied these family photographs to be scanned as part of the NEH-funded "Wiregrass Common Heritage Project" of the Wiregrass Archives and Troy University Dothan Campus History Department. The Project held two Community Scanning Days, June 18 and 25, 2016.

See also the Raymond Riley Eddins Photographs, RG 213.

Scope / Content Note: Scanned photos of Ms. Eddins's family, including herself, her husband Ray (see RG 213) and his family, her daughters, and some of extended family members. Ms. Eddins chose these images from her larger.

Preferred Citation: Mary Clements Eddins Photographs, RG 212, Wiregrass Archives, Troy University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL.

Acquisition Method: Gift

Access/User Limits? Open per gift agreement, June 18, 2016

Proc Date: 6/27/2016 Processor: MTO

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212-16-0618-001

Mary Eddins and dolls. Date: 1952, Northport, AL, Tuscaloosa County.

212-16-0618-002

Raymond Riley Eddins and Virginia Bonnett Eddins (Dunson), Frisco City, Monroe County AL. Date: 1944

212-16-0618-003

Ray H. Eddins and brothers-in-law, Cohron Family reunion. Date: February 1954, San Antonio, TX

212-16-0618-004

Cohron Family reunion. Date: February 1954, San Antonio, TX

212-16-0618-005

Bonnie Eddins, Virginia Donson, Ray Eddins (Mary's husband)

Alabama. Date: January 2002

212-16-0618-006

Bonnie and Raymond Riley Eddins (1 year old). Date: 1942. Frisco City, Monroe County, AL.

212-16-0618-007

Raymond Riley Eddins, 1959, Frisco City AL

212-16-0618-008

Raymond Riley Eddins and Mary Stanley Clements engaged. Date: ca. 1971, Huntsville, AL.

212-16-0618-009

Cousins Shirley, Raymond Eddins, Genese, Virginia Eddins. Date: ca. 1945, Frisco City School, Al.

212-16-0618-010

Clements family picture, ca. 1982, Dothan, AL. L-to-R: Opal and Stanley Wilton Clements (Mary's parents), Mary and Ray Eddins, Rachel Eddins (5?), Mary Catherine Eddins (3?).

212-16-0618-011

Pix of Eddins family of Frisco City, AL, ca. 1952. L-to-R: Raymond H. Eddins and children: Raymond Riley, Fred, and Virginia (Donson)

212-16-0618-012

Bonnie Eddins at Fred & Pat's wedding in Panama City, FL. Date: 1971

212-16-0625-001

Opal and Stanley Wilton Clements & daughter, Mary Stanley

Northport, AL 1954

Korean Conflict

212-16-0625-002

Brady & Addie Montgomery's girls

Opal holding Betty

Jean in chair. Date: 1932.

212-16-0625-003

Opal May Montgomery, Samantha, Al 1940

212-16-0625-004

Child, Jean Montgomery; Anne, black nanny

1930, Samantha, AL

212-16-0625-005

Brenda Brown

Mary Stanley Clements

Northport AL

1950

212-16-0625-006

Rachel Eddins & her dolls

July 1979 (28 months old)

Dothan, AL

212-16-0625-007

Mary Catherine Eddins. 1981 (20 months)

Dothan, AL

212-16-0625-008

Rachel Eddins (21)

Mary Catherine Eddins (19)

September 1998

Mobile, AL

212-16-0625-009

Pat Eddins and Esther Dunson at Ray & May Eddins Wedding

1972

Northport, AL

212-16-0625-010

Mary & Ray Eddins. Mrs. Swearington. Susan Dunson

Oct 14, 1972

Northport, AL

Mary Clements & Ray Eddins Wedding

212-16-0625-011

May 4, 1946

Northport Baptist Church, Northport, AL

Opal Mae Montgomery & Stanley Wilton Clements

212-16-0625-012

May 4, 1946 wedding picture

Northport AL

Opal Mae Montgomery & Stanley Wilton Clements

Northport Baptist Church

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