|Title||Arminta Wilson with grandson Paul Davis, Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 22, 1919 |
|Caption||Arminta Spears was born in 1868 in Missouri. In 1886 she married Baptist minister Samuel Wilson in Canada. Their only child, Manima, was born in 1886. They lived in Everett, Spokane, and Seattle, finally moving to Chicago in 1929. Arminta was very active in groups affiliated with the National Federation of Colored Women's Clubs. She died in Chicago in 1946. Paul Davis, Manima's son, was born in Spokane in 1917 and died in 1950.|
Manima's family lived in Winnipeg for a time; this photo appears to have been taken during a trip to visit them.
|Notes||Handwritten on verso: Mrs. S.G. Wilson & Paul. Arminta. From Paul and grandma to grandpa with sincere love - We all enjoyed the chronicle. Photo taken March 22nd at 10 - A.M. 1919. Winnipeg. Hold fast.|
Caption information source: BHS records.
African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle
|Personal Names||Wilson, Arminta Spears|
|Digital Collection||Black Heritage Society Collection |
|Image Number||2001.11.2.16 |
|Ordering Information||To order a reproduction or inquire about permissions, contact: TheBoard@blackheritagewa.org. Please cite the Image Number. |
|Repository||The Black Heritage Society of Washington State, Inc. |
|Physical Description||1 photographic postcard: b&w; 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.; torn |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |