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Biographical Sketch, John C. Norman
Report, John C. Norman, Architect and Builder, Oxford, North Carolina, August 10, 1917
License, John C. Norman, West Virginia Board of Architects, 1922
License, John C. Norman, New Jersey Board of Architects, 1922
Business Card, John C. Norman, Architect and Engineer
Correspondence, State Board of Control to John C. Norman, regarding proposed cottage and four poultry houses, March 23, 1929
License, John C. Norman, West Virginia State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, 1932
Correspondence, John C. Norman to W. W. Sanders, March 31, 1933
Correspondence, John C. Norman to Revella Hughes, April 30, 1935
Correspondence, T. G. Nutter to John C. Norman, January 11, 1935
Correspondence, Senator Rush D. Holt to John C. Norman, February 22, 1937
Correspondence, Garnet High School Parent-Teacher Association to Kanawha County Board of Education, endorsing John C. Norman as architect for black school buildings, October 28, 1937
Correspondence, Brown W. Payne to John C. Norman, November 14, 1938
Correspondence, Superintendent Virgil L. Flinn to John C. Norman, November 28, 1938
Correspondence, John C. Norman to Senator Matthew M. Neely, Works Projects Administration, April 17, 1940
Correspondence, Congressman Joe L. Smith to John C. Norman, Works Projects Administration, May 8, 1940
Correspondence, Governor Matthew M. Neely to John C. Norman, March 17, 1941
Correspondence, Virgil L. Flinn to John C. Norman, January 27, 1942
Correspondence, John C. Norman to The President, September 9, 1942
Correspondence, Governor Matthew M. Neely to John C. Norman, September 17, 1942
Contract, clubhouse in Montgomery for Edgar D. Saunders, 1944
Application, Ration News, March 1944, courtesy of Hubbard Grocery Company, Charleston
Correspondence, John C. Norman to Kanawha County War Price and Rationing Boards, request for application for gasoline, April 19, 1944
Correspondence, Gubernatorial candidate Raymond J. Funkhouser, Claymont Court, to John C. Norman, May 5, 1944
Application, Renewal of Highway and Nonhighway Gasoline Rations
Correspondence, Governor Okey L. Patteson to John C. Norman, April 14, 1949
Correspondence, John C. Norman to Charleston Housing Authority, proposed housing projects, January 2, 1950
Correspondence, President John W. Davis, West Virginia State College, to John C. Norman, regarding auditorium/gymnasium building of the West Virginia Schools for Colored Deaf and Blind, October 29, 1951
Correspondence, President William J. L. Wallace, West Virginia State College, to John C. Norman, notifying him of Board approval as architect for project, October 22, 1953
Correspondence, Raymond Page Alexander to John C. Norman, regarding lecture at University of Pennsylvania, August 16, 1954
Correspondence, President William J. L. Wallace, West Virginia State College, to John C. Norman, notifying him of Board approval as architect for project, February 8, 1956
Cover of booklet, Upsilon Boule, Sigma Pi Phi, Charleston, 1934-1935
Annual Installation Program, Upsilon Boule, Sigma Pi Phi, Charleston, February 24, 1954
Annual Report, Upsilon Boule, Sigma Pi Phi, Charleston, 1955
Program, Thirtieth Anniversary of Upsilon Boule, Sigma Pi Phi, The Greenbrier, November 23-24, 1956


Biographical Sketch, Ruth Stephenson Norman
Article, High Light Experiences of My Life, Ruth Stephenson Norman, September 1957
Diploma, Ruth Lydia Stephenson, Garnet High School, 1915
Program, Marian E. Anderson, Contralto, First Baptist Church, February 13, 1923
Diploma, Ruth Stephenson Norman, Howard University
Cover, Book Lovers Year Book, 1932-1933
Diploma, Ruth Stephenson Norman, Master of Arts, Columbia University, December 21, 1938
Annual Christmas Program, Boyd Junior High School, December 19, 1941
Program, Marian Anderson, Contralto, Municipal Auditorium, April 28, 1945
Program, Garnet High School Commencement, May 27, 1946
Article, “The Negro on Broadway, 1946-1947,” Phylon, by Miles M. Jefferson, with inscription to Ruth S. Norman from the author
Certificate of Honor, Quiz Kids Best Teacher Contest, Ruth S. Norman, 1947
Telegram, Mordecai W. Johnson to Ruth S. Norman, 1948
Program, Omega Psi Phi Choral Ensemble from Howard University, Garnet High School, April 10, 1949
Cover of program, Boyd Junior High School commencement, June 1, 1949
Correspondence, Mordecai Johnson to Ruth S. Norman, regarding recommendation of John C. Norman, Jr., November 15, 1949
Correspondence, from Steering Committee, testimonial for Dr. Mordecai W. Johnson
Correspondence, J. C. Tressler to Ruth S. Norman, April 18, 1951
Correspondence, Ruth S. Norman to J. C. Tressler, April 24, 1951
Correspondence, Scott M. Brown to Ruth S. Norman, September 21, 1951
Bulletin, First Baptist Church, Charleston, July 27, 1952, includes notice of initial radio program of Mrs. John C. Norman
Correspondence, John W. Davis to John C. Norman and Ruth Norman, June 13, 1953
Third Annual Report, Church Women’s News, 1954-1955
Program, Fifth Annual Interfaith Luncheon, Baptist Temple, February 12, 1954
Program, World Day of Prayer, Senior English Classes, Garnet High School, Simpson Memorial Methodist Church, March 5, 1954
Program, Fashions for Freedom, Annual Joint Meeting of Council of Jewish Women and Young Women’s Christian Association, March 8, 1954
Program, West Virginia Business, Professional, and Industrial Girls’ Week-End Conference, Charleston, October 9-10, 1954
Program, Forty-fourth Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English, Detroit, November 25-27, 1954
Article, Once Upon A Time, by Henry H. Davis, a look at changes in Charleston following integration
Prayer, opening of State Senate, Ruth S. Norman, February 25, 1955
Program, Byrd-Prillerman High School Commencement, May 24, 1955
Program, Sixth Annual Alumni Reception, Howard University, June 2, 1955
Correspondence, T. G. Nutter to Ruth S. Norman, mentions effort for school integration, July 6, 1955
Correspondence, Mrs. Emory Ross, National Council of the Churches of Christ, to Ruth S. Norman, September 28, 1955
Program, Teachers of English in West Virginia Second Annual Conference, West Virginia State College, November 5, 1955
Script, November 6, 1955 edition of Church Women’s News, with Dr. Corma Mowrey
The What Goes On Award for outstanding achievement in radio programs, United Fuel, WGKV, presented to 10B English, Garnet High School
Correspondence, Stuart Armstrong to Ruth S. Norman, welcoming her to the English department at Stonewall Jackson High School, September 1
Correspondence, Marjorie B. Hogan (Administrative Assistant to E. Frederic Morrow, The White House) to Ruth S. Norman, January 4, 1956
Program, Seventh Annual Interfaith Luncheon, Women’s Club of Charleston, February 29, 1956
Comments, This Night by Henry H. Davis, on closing of Garnet High School, May 1956
Program, The Eye, Graduation Issue, Garnet High School, May 24, 1956
Program, Charleston Woman’s Improvement League, Annual Christmas Celebration, December 19, 1958
Report, West Virginia Council of Churches, 1960
Correspondence, Kay Cole (National Broadcasting Company) to Ruth S. Norman, November 12, 1962
Program, Philadelphia Tribune Charities, Eleventh Annual Dinner in Honor of Reverend Leon Sullivan, Pastor, Zion Baptist Church, April 25, 1963
Introduction, of Reverend Leon Howard Sullivan, by Ruth S. Norman
Correspondence, Thank-You Letters to Ruth S. Norman, Summer 1963
Correspondence, Leon H. Sullivan to Mary C. Young, expressing regrets he will be unable to attend celebration for Ruth S. Norman, June 4, 1964
Cover and article, “Introducing Mrs. John C. Norman,” The Church Woman, December 1964
Schedule, Job Corps Center for Women, Speech Choir Commitments, 1965-1966
Easter card, Doris, Jack and Jill Norman to John C. Norman and Ruth S. Norman
Correspondence, Eugenia Price to Ruth S. Norman, July 22, 1967
Correspondence, President William J. L. Wallace, West Virginia State College, to Ruth S. Norman, March 6, 1968
Correspondence, Helen Marshall to Ruth S. Norman, June 3, 1969
Remarks, Presentation of the Portrait of Henry Highland Garnet to the Kanawha County Board of Education, Ruth S. Norman, February 12, 1970
Program, West Virginia International Women’s Year Commission, October 25, 1975
Correspondence, James Carmichael Evans to Ruth S. Norman, March 3, 1976
Program, Woman’s Day, First Baptist Church of Vandalia, Charleston, April 11, 1976
Correspondence, Tony Brown to Ruth S. Norman, September 29, 1976
Correspondence, Dr. Denton A. Cooley to Ruth S. Norman, December 29, 1981
Correspondence, Evelyn Lawrence (Texas Heart Institute) to Ruth S. Norman, May 24, 1982
Program, West Virginia Links Cluster Meeting, June 4, 1983
Correspondence, Dr. Denton A. Cooley to Ruth S. Norman, June 9, 1983
Article, Upsilon Archousa Honored in Birthday Celebration, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Upsilon Boule, August 1983
Program, Parsonage Club Honors Mrs. John C. Norman, Birthday Banquet, First Baptist Church, August 6, 1983
Cover of scrapbook, Ruth S. Norman, Memories, August 6, 1983
Correspondence, Elizabeth D. Gee to Ruth S. Norman, June 27, 1984
Program, Legislative Prayer Breakfast, Christ Church United Methodist Church, March 1, 1985
Cover, A Second Look From My Window by Helen Lawrence Brown
Correspondence, Helen Brown to Ruth S. Norman
Letterhead, Mrs. John C. Norman
Promotional Sheet, In A Class By Herself, profile of Ruth S. Norman, Tony Brown’s Journal
Charleston Gazette, smiley face to Ruth Norman
Speech, Ruth S. Norman, on receiving award from Howard University Alumni Association
Booklet, The Other Side of Teaching, instructional guide for new teachers
Book Cover, The Upper Room, inscribed Ruth S. Norman
Article, “Speech Choir Wins National Recognition”


Biographical Sketch, Dr. John C. Norman, Jr.
Entry from baby book of John C. Norman, Jr.
Visitors to Norman home after birth of John C. Norman, Jr.
Telegram, Arthur Jackson to Mrs. John C. Norman, May 12, 1929
Correspondence, from Revella, West Virginia Prison camp
Charcoal drawing of Abraham Lincoln, by John C. Norman, Jr.
Certificate of Honor, John Norman, Grade 7, Boyd Junior High School, Charleston, June 11, 1941
Paper, The Meaning of Faith in my Community by Jack Norman, Garnet High School, Charleston
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to John C. Norman, October 25, 1946 (Howard)
Howard Weekly Calendar, November 1, 1946
Flyer, Howard University Swingmasters, November 2, 1946
Letterhead, Jack Norman, Howard University, Washington, D. C.
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, November 14, 1946 (Howard)
Letter of Reference, for John C. Norman, Jr., by Governor Clarence W. Meadows, to Yale University, October 1, 1947
Certificate Jack Norman, Alpha Phi Alpha, Howard University, December 5, 1947
Letter of Reference, for John C. Norman, Jr., by Senator Chapman Revercomb, to Harvard University, March 25, 1948
Correspondence, Senator Chapman Revercomb to Mrs. John C. Norman, regarding transfer of John C. Norman, Jr. from Howard University to Harvard University, March 25, 1948
Correspondence, Congressman E. H. Hedrick to Mrs. John C. Norman, regarding transfer of John C. Norman, Jr. from Howard University to Harvard University, April 6, 1948
Correspondence, John C. Norman to John C. Norman, Jr., May 29, 1948
Cover, Official Register of Harvard University, September 15, 1948
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, October 3, 1948 (Harvard)
Envelope, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents (Harvard)
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, October 27, 1948 (Harvard)
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr., President, Harvard Biology Society to Dr. Brenton R. Lutz, n.d.
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, October 5, 1949 (Harvard)
Correspondence, President John W. Davis, West Virginia State College, recommendation letter for John C. Norman, November 4, 1949
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, n.d., 1950 (Harvard)
Cover, Commencement Program, Harvard University, June 22, 1950
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, n.d
Cover, Schedule of Courses, Harvard Medical School
Correspondence
Correspondence, Doris Sewell Norman to Ruth S. Norman, January 29, 1952
Cover, Official Register of Harvard Medical School, March 14, 1952
Cover, Commencement Program, Harvard University, June 17, 1954
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, n.d., 1957 (USS Saratoga)
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, May 15, 1957 (USS Saratoga)
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, May 16, 1957 (USS Saratoga)
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, September 24, 1957 (USS Saratoga)
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, October 4, 1957 (USS Saratoga)
Invitation, Mayor and Mayoress of Gosport, Reception and Ball, October 4, 1957 (USS Saratoga)
Correspondence, John C. Norman, Jr. to Parents, October 8, 1957 (USS Saratoga)
Correspondence, Captain Drake S. Marcy to Captain N. S. Bigelow, recommendation for Dr. J. C. Norman, December 8, 1958
Correspondence, Rear Admiral F. B. Warder to Dr. John C. Norman, December 8, 1958
Flyer, Boston Surgical Society, Harvard Club, Boston, Forum Program including Dr. John C. Norman, March 22, 1965
Correspondence, Donald C. Cook, Appalachian Electric Power, to John C. Norman, Jr., regarding inclusion in West Virginia brochure, September 3, 1965
Correspondence, Henry C. Meadow to Dr. William V. McDermott, Jr., advising him of selection of Dr. John C. Norman of candidate for John and Mary R. Markle Scholar Grant, September 30, 1965
Images, Markle Scholar Candidates, Williamsburg Meeting, 1966
Cover, Directory, Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University, September 1, 1967
Photo and text, John C. Norman
Cover, Cardiovascular Diseases Bulletin of the Texas Heart Institute, Dr. John C. Norman, Jr., Editor, June 1981
Article, “Dr. John C. Norman Jr., Bride Honeymoon In New England, Charleston Daily Mail, June 4, 1954
Article, “Boston Doctors May Have Cure For Hemophilia,” The Harvard Crimson, February 9, 1968
Article, “Boston’s Dr. Norman Gets $30,000 Markle Grant,” Jet Magazine, April 14, 1966
Article, “Medic Reports Possible Cure For ‘Bleeders’,” Jet Magazine, November 2, 1967
Article, “Spleen Study Points Way To Surgical Relief Of Hemophilia,” Medical World News, October 6, 1967
Program, Medicine in the Ghettos, Wentworth-by-the-Sea, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, June 20-22, 1969
Press Release, “Medicine in the Ghetto,” Dr. John C. Norman, College Alumnae Club, Daniel Boone Hotel
Magazine, Dr. John C. Norman, cover of Modern Medicine, May 17, 1971
Article, “Dr. John C. Norman Editor of New Book, ‘Cardiac Surgery’,” News Childrens Hospital
Cover, Investigation Related to Organ Perfusion, Preservation and Transplantation, Proposal to the John A. Hartford Foundation, 1968-1971, by Dr. John C. Norman
Table of Contents, The Medical Journal of St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, includes article “Nuclear, Pneumatic, and Electrically Actuated Left Ventricular Assist Devices,” 1981


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