Portrait of Delores McCoy at the Tookes Hotel in Frenchtown on her wedding day.

Portrait of Delores McCoy at the Tookes Hotel in Frenchtown on her wedding day.


Image Number

  • RM0042

Year

  • 1954

Series Title

General Note

  • The Tookes Hotel was established in 1948 by James and Dorothy Tookes as lodging for African-American travelers visiting segregated Tallahassee. The hotel was located in Frenchtown and remained in operation until the 1980s.

Rights

    Biography Note

  • Elihu was born November 19, 1912. He was a union organizer for the Carpenters Union. He came to Tallahassee to organize the African-American workers at the Elberta Crate Factory. He died on May 15, 1992.

  • Biography Note

  • Delores was the daughter of Dorothy Ethel Nash Tookes.

Physical Description

  • 1 digital image - b&w

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Portrait of Delores McCoy at the Tookes Hotel in Frenchtown on her wedding day.
Portrait of Delores McCoy at the Tookes Hotel in Frenchtown on her wedding day.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Delores McCoy at the Tookes Hotel in Frenchtown on her wedding day. 1954. Black & white digital image, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/319282>, accessed 18 July 2019.

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Portrait of Delores McCoy at the Tookes Hotel in Frenchtown on her wedding day. 1954. Black & white digital image. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/319282>.

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(State Archives of Florida)