Anna McCann

Student at Fisk University. Cousin to Zella.

Ada Barr 7 years old

Future Instructor at Wilberforce College college. She became the future wife of Colonel Charles Young, First Black Colonel in the US Army. The first Black Superintendent of a national park. In 2022, he was promoted to Brigadier General posthumously.

Jessica Ray

Jessica Anderson- Cousin & Roy. Jessica was the daughter of Julia and Louis B Anderson

john powell outside barber shop

Outside barbershop owned John Powell, Zella's father. He is in the center to his right is Carl Perry. The other barber is Henry Watson.

Julia Anderson

Julia Barr Anderson, Wife of Louis B Anderson 2nd black Alderman in Chicago-Louis B Anderson was an Attorney. He served as the Alderman for the 2nd ward from 1917-1933.


Alderman Louis. B Anderson and wife Julia Barr Anderson on the porch of their cottage.


Cousins of Zella.

Zella's Graduation photo

Zella's graduation picture from Chicago Normal School in 1916

Original portrait of Zella with her scrapbook

Zella with the Scrapbook

Grandma and my mother as a toddler

Stephanie's Grandma and mother as a toddler

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Museum Hours

9:30–6:00, Monday Until 8:00

Museum Location

2270 S Real Camino Lake California

The Loquet Museum fuels a journey of discovery across time to enable
solutions for a brighter future rich in nature and culture.