|Negro Boys on Easter Morning.|
Readus went on to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II and build a career as a plaster foreman. He and his wife, Setrennia, raised four children, Spencer Lee III, Claudia, Cherie, and Laurence. They lived in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago.
|Spencer Lee Readus Jr. is the only African-American at a Chicago Plastering Institute celebration. He’s on the lower left in this 1956 photograph.|
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