Picture JS130

Picture JS130B


Description: Greystone, residence of James Edward Stagg at 618 Morehead Avenue. The estate was built in 1911 for J. E. Stagg, Ben Duke's executive secretary. Stagg's father was a nephew of Washington Duke and his mother was the sister of Dr. Bartlett Durham, the Bull City's namesake. Stagg was also the director of Erwin Mills on Ninth Street and Pearl Cotton Mills on Trinity Avenue. The stone pavilion near the entrance to Duke's East Campus is named in his honor.

Postmark place and date: Durham Jun 1921

Addressee: Miss Flora G. Clark; #706 E. Nash St.; Wilson, N.C.

Handwritten text on front of card: none

Handwritten text on back of card: Hello Jockison, Hope you arrived home all safe. What are you doing these hot days? Vamping as usual I guess or getting ready to go and see "Bonnie". I am thinking of going to Louisburg the 15. Ans. soon. Nannie

Printed text: 7466

Filename: JS130 - JS130b


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