Results 1 to 1 of 1

Centers for New Horizons (Chicago, Ill.). (1)     x 1890s (1)     x clear facets
Sort by:
Relevance Z-A ↑ Shuffle shuffle

Mellissia Elam-Lauretta Peyton papers

Mellissia Elam came to Chicago in 1876 from Missouri. She established a club home for working girls in 1919; it became a center for social and cultural activities. Ms. Elam belonged to Quinn Chapel A.M.E. Church. After her death in 1941, the work at Elam Home was carried on by Lauretta Peyton.