The Resource Tacklon Fuqua-Hill-Coleman papers, (manuscript)

Tacklon Fuqua-Hill-Coleman papers, (manuscript)

Label
Tacklon Fuqua-Hill-Coleman papers, 1928-1997
Title
Tacklon Fuqua-Hill-Coleman papers
Inclusive dates
1928-1997
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains Tacklon Fuqua's photo album from Laredo, Tex. including images of James Fuqua, Jewell Fuqua, Stephen Hooks, her sisters, family and friends (1927-1931); three school notebooks belonging to Jewel L. Fuqua (ca.1930s); address book of Tacklon Hill-Coleman (1970s-1980s). Looseleaf notebook with obituaries, copies of bible pages with entries, clippings, correspondence concerning the Hill, Fuqua, Hooks families; second disassembled photo album of family and friends in Laredo, Tex. (1930s); loose photos of Tacklon Coleman and friends (1950s, 1980s)
Biographical or historical data
Tacklon Hooks was born on January 14, 1905, probably in Ellis, Tex. the daughter of Stephen and Anna Hooks. In the 1920s, the family moved to a farm in Hamilton, Okmulgee County, Okla. Then at the end of the decade to Laredo, Tex. before migrating north to Denver, Colo. Tacklon Hooks was first married to James Fuqua (1920s-1930s), later to Frank M. Hill (1940s-1954), and finally to Busey Coleman (1970s). James Fuqua (ca.1902; Mo.) grew up on a farm in Okmulgee County, Okla. James and Tacklon Fuqua's daughter was Jewell L. Fuqua who later married Ceciel Samples in Denver, Colo. on April 17, 1951. Tacklon Fuqua's second husband was Frank M. Hill (ca.1898; Arkansas-June 1954; Denver, Colo.) who had been a mess sargeant in the Army during WWI and in the 1920s worked as a barber in Okmulgee County, Okla. He third husband, Busey Coleman (1906; Okla.-1988; Okla.) was a staff sargeant in the Army during WWII. Tacklon had two sisters: Cecile (Stewart), and Viola (Bell). Tacklon F. Coleman died in Denver, Colo. on December 3, 1981.
Cataloging source
DPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1905-1981
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coleman, Tacklon F.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hunt, Dotty
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hooks, Tacklon F
  • Fuqua, Tacklon
  • Hill, Tacklon F
  • Samples, Jewell L.
  • Hill, Frank M
  • Hill family
  • Hook family
  • Fouquet family
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Label
Tacklon Fuqua-Hill-Coleman papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Dotty Hunt;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn793359671
  • (OCoLC)793359671
Label
Tacklon Fuqua-Hill-Coleman papers, (manuscript)
Note
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
Extent
.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Dotty Hunt;
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn793359671
  • (OCoLC)793359671

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