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A collection of photographs, a program, and a newspaper clipping related to Esther Atkinson Perry, her family, and her friends from the 1910s to the 1970s.
Esther Atkinson Perry was born to John and Mary Atkinson on April 29, 1897. She grew up in southeast Kansas, and lived in Pittsburg, Girard, and Webb City, Missouri. In 1933, Esther married Thomas Hall Perry in Jackson County, Missouri. Afterwards, they moved to Webb City where Thomas was the manager of a café before working as a chemist at the Eagle-Picher Smelting Company in Joplin. Thomas passed away in 1947 of coronary thrombosis. Esther Atkinson Perry passed away in 1985.
Education, Social Life and Customs
Arts and Humanities | Education | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Size of Collection
.4 linear feet
Dates of Collection
SpC MS 269
Special Collections, Leonard H. Axe Library, Pittsburg State University, "Perry, Esther A., Collection, 1908-1978" (2021). Finding Aids. 278.