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Vital Documents

Object Details

Scope and Contents
Includes copies of vital documents and correspondence related to birth, employment, marriage, and divorce as well as a copy of Townes Turner's passport. Vital documents related to the marriage and divorce of her sister Justine Townes Maloney have been filed separately.
Date
1919-1976
Type
Archival materials
Collection Rights
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation
Geneva Townes Turner Papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Eugene Townes.
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