DuPree Press collection

Material Information

Title:
DuPree Press collection
Creator:
DuPree, Linnell L, 1910-1996
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1.67 : (5 boxes) ;

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
African Americans -- History -- Florida -- Tampa ( lcsh )
Printing industry -- Florida -- History ( lcsh )

Notes

Scope and Content:
This collection consists of program souvenir books produced for various local organizations including Beulah Baptist Institutional Church, The Charmettes, Inc., Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, the Masons, mutual aid societies, and various women's groups. Also included in this collection are drafts of the programs, blank certificates, local high school commencement announcements, and funeral programs.
Preferred Citation:
DuPree Press Collection, Special Collections Department, Tampa Library, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.
Acquisition:
Linnel L. DuPree
Biographical:
Linnell L. DuPree, born October 22, 1910 in Athens, Georgia, enjoyed a long career in printing in the Tampa Bay area. He graduated from the Athens High Industrial School and then attended Payne College. After moving to Tampa, he worked on many projects including the [i]Tampa Bulletin[/i] and the early issues of the [i]Florida Sentinel Bulletin[/i]. The DuPree Press, which operated for over 50 years, began in 1944. Mr. DuPree was actively involved in many local organizations including the Gamma Eta Chapter-Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, the Frontiers of Tampa, the Tampa Urban League, the NAACP, and Beulah Baptist Institutional Church. He was also one of the founders of the Community Federal Savings and Loan Association. He died September 22, 1996.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
None. The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright. Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at [url=http://www.copyright.gov/%C2%A0]http://www.copyright.gov/[/url]for more information.
Resource Identifier:
D30 ( USFLDC CID )
u29.223-d30-ead ( USFLDC Handle )

USFLDC Membership

Aggregations:
USF Tampa Library Special Collections Finding Aids

Postcard Information

Format:
Mixed Material