African American mother of the year

African American mother of the year
Emma May (1922-2005) posing for photograph after winning the African American Mother of the Year Award. Date from negative sleeve.
May 13, 1957
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10cm x 12cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Richard A. spence Oct 13 2020

This is my grandmother Emma May. She was born July 15th 1922 as she passed away may 22nd 2005. She was born and raised in Greenville, North Carolina. She was a member of Mount Calvary Freewill Baptist Church in Greenville. This picture may have been related her service as a member of Mt. Calvary. She and her husband Richard May had 7 children and over 25 grandchildren. I am one of her youngest grandchildren. This picture means so much to my family thank you very much.

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