[Funeral Program for Bessie Ellis, May 1, 1962] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Funeral Program for Bessie Ellis, May 1, 1962]
  • Added Title Funeral Service for Mrs. Bessie Elisabeth Ellis


  • Creation: 1962-05-01


  • English


  • Content Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Bessie Elizabeth Ellis, born March 14, 1897 and died April 27, 1962. The funeral was held May 1, 1962 at St. Paul Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. J. H. Carruthers. The funeral arrangements were made through Carter Undertaking Company and she was buried in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
  • Physical Description: 1 pamphlet : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm., folded to 22 x 14 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Customs - Funerals
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Individuals
  • Keyword: programs
  • Keyword: memorials
  • Keyword: memorial services
  • Keyword: funeral services
  • Keyword: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
  • Named Person: Ellis, Mrs. Bessie Elizabeth

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Start Date: 1897-03-14
  • End Date: 1962-05-01


  • Name: Texas Cultures Online
    Code: TCO
  • Name: African American Funeral Programs of San Antonio
    Code: AAFP


  • Name: San Antonio Public Library
    Code: SAPL

Resource Type

  • Pamphlet


  • Text


  • Accession or Local Control No: SAPL_09-0039
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth246783