Barbara Payne Elgy
DAY 135 Barbara Payne Elgy photographed exclusively for the 100 Men Hall People Project (100MHPP).
The Payne Sisters - We are the daughters of the late Milton and Gloria Payne. Yama Thomas Fennick, the younger sister of Gloria was crowned queen during a Carnival coronation ceremony here in the early 60s. Janet Payne Johnson as a child participated in a Tom Thumb wedding to Edward Ishem. Our parents frequented the Hall for Saturday evening dances. Gloria often spoke of all the now legendary musicians who got their start right here in Bay Saint Louis. Gloria shared many, many stories of happy times at the 100 Men Hall.
(Photo by: Gus Bennett | The 100 Men Hall People Project)
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