Picturing Her Memories

A  Lifetime of Memories

 

Photographs

Introduction

Ancestors

Childhood

Young Adulthood 

Working Mother 

Later Life 

 

Introduction

        The photographs on this page represent only a few memories from Mildred's impressive life.  Images have been divided into separate sections according to age and theme.  The images showcased here have been cropped.  Clicking on individual photographs will allow one to access the full image.  

 

Ancestors

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Mildred's Great Grandmother- 
Alice Withers
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred's Great Grandfather- 
Lee Torrence
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred's Parents- 
Johnny and Minnie T. Mayhew
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery

 

Childhood

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Mildred's Second Childhood Home-
Davidson, North Carolina
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Home of Dr. George Withers- 
the doctor who delivered Mildred
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Davidson Elementary School- 
where Mildred made her childhood friends
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives

  

 

Young Adulthood

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Davidson Asbestos Mill- Mildred worked her during her teenage years
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mary Max Dress Shop- Bought her lavender dress here
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Mildred demonstrated here during the Civil Rights Movement
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Davidson Main Street-
Site of many Civil Rights demonstrations
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Piedmont Bank- 
Where Mildred cashed her  check
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Miss Louise Sloane's House- Mildred brought dinner to Miss Sloane for 25 cents
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives

 

 

 

Working Mother

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Ada Jenkins- 
A place of summer employment
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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YMCA Depot Program- 
A volunteer project Mildred planned
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Davidson Presbyterian Church- Mildred's place of worship
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Fraternity brothers eating Mildred's Food- 
Davidson College

Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Davidson College Guesthouse- Temporary Summer Job
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Sigma Nu Fraternity House- Davidson College
Courtesy of the Davidson College Archives
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Mildred and Silvia with a KA brother
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred and Silvia making more pancakes
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred and Silvia outside Kappa Alpha Fraternity
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred and Silvia with KA brothers during their semi-formal
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery

 

 

Later Life

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Mildred opening gifts on Christmas Day
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred blowing out her candles- 56th birthday
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery

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Some of Mildred's grandchildren and great grandchildren at her home: Camille, Camika, Monique, Catrina, Cedric & Lakosha
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery

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Mildred's Husband- Louis
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mary and Agnes-
Two of Mildred's daughters
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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LaGretta, Lewis, and Johnsie at Mildred's home
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mary and Rodney Lee's
Wedding-
Mildred helped cater
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred and Louis posing on Mother's Day
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred and her children at Davidson Presbyterian Church- Mother's Day
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred's Current Home-
West Side Terrace,
Davidson, North Carolina
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred and Louis arriving home from church
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred holding a gift on Mother's Day
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred's Family at the Beach-
Summer 2000
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Louis in the Breakfast Line-
Summer 2000 at the Beach
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred's Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren in the Beach Condo-
 Summer 2000 
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery
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Mildred's Retiree Banquet-
Davidson College
Courtesy of Mildred Lowery

 

 

The text, video, audio, and website are the result of interviews conducted by Melissa Chiprich,
Davidson College Class of 2002, in the Fall of 2001.

© 2009 Kristi S. Multhaup, Ph.D. | Davidson College | Davidson, NC 28035 | Phone: 704.894.2008
Please direct site comments to: krmulthaup@davidson.edu