Tibbs family

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The Tibbs family was one of the few black families to live in Grinnell, Mrs. Tibbs living here from 1892 until 1963 when she moved to Omaha. The family members were: James O. Tibbs (1891-1941), Mamie Mary Redrick Tibbs (1892-1973), and their children: Harold (1920-?), Albert (1922-?), Janet (1926-), Shirley (1929-), Roberta (1931-), and Edward Lawrence (1933-?). The family lived at 712 Elm Street at the time when they moved from Grinnell (ca. 1963). Albert and his family lived at 707 Summer Street, 19??-1957.


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