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Identifier: P0823

Title: William Clay Sr. Collection

Description: William Lacy Clay Senior was born on April 30, 1931. He was a representative for Missouri who received his B.S. from St. Louis University in 1953. He was a real estate broker and a manager at a life insurance company from 1959 to 1961. He was Alderman from 1959 to 1964 and also a business representative for the city employees union from 1961 to 1964. From 1966 to 1967 he was an education coordinator for the steamfitters local 562. He was elected as a Democrat to the 91st and to the 15th succeeding Congress from 1961 to 2001.He was also committee on the Post Office and the Civil Service 102nd and 103rd Congress. The William Clay Sr. Collection contains one box that holds two folders with numerous photographs from his personal collection. Subjects includes: Civil Rights demonstration, Ivory Perry, Police Headquarters, Civil Right Protest, Post Dispatch,12th and Clark, Jefferson Barracks, Wasington Avenue, Chief Brostum, Congress of Racial Equality, C.O.R.E., Forest Park, Richard Daley, Vice Chairman, active Chairman, St. Louis Committee of Racial Equality, Bank, City jail, Judge Harper, Spainhower, LaRouche, Floyd Bowser, Ernest Calloway, Community Labor, Memorial wall, Malcolm X, A part of the Solution, Accra, Ghana, Alice Windom, Jim Crow laws, separate but equal, Willie C. Jackson, Photographer; Alan Wheat,Senate, unsuccessful, Missouri House Of Representatives, Congress 5th district MO.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1960-1994

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: William Clay Sr.



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