Finding Aid to the James Edward Bowler Scrapbook

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
JAMES EDWARD BOWLER (1877-1963) SCRAPBOOK
The scrapbook includes newspaper clippings (1938-1954), mostly from Lynchburg (Va.)
newspapers. Many of the clippings concern African American citizens. There is a partial index
included. “This scrap book was compiled by James E. Bowler of 1101 Hollins Street, a Negro
employee of Craddock-Terry Jobbing House, who died about 1960 or 1961.”
JAMES EDWARD BOWLER (1877-1963)
James Edward Bowler was born 4 November 1877 in Lynchburg, Virginia. He worked as
a janitor and porter for the Craddock-Terry Jobbing House and resided at 1101 Hollins Street.
Bowler died 16 December 1963 at the Lynchburg Nursing Home and was buried in the Old City
Cemetery, Lynchburg.

MS1411

Dublin Core

Title

Finding Aid to the James Edward Bowler Scrapbook

Subject

finding aids
Bowler, James E., 1877-1963

Description

Finding aid to the James Edward Bowler Scrapbook held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The book includes clippings concerning African Americans in Lynchburg.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

MS1411FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding Aid to the James Edward Bowler Scrapbook,” Digital Collections, accessed June 14, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/480.