McCracken County Public Library Digital Collections Collections

James Arthur Curtis (1917-2012) and his father Edward Earl Curtis (1888-1977) operated family businesses and affiliates in Paducah, KY including, Sacra Studios, Curtis & Mays Studio, the Camera Shop, and Curtis Color Lab. The Broadway United Methodist Church (BUMC) James Curtis Collection reflects the work of these business's and offers photographs from the mid to late 20th century. The collection was acquired from BUMC whom acquired it from James Curtis upon his death.