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African Americans -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Marbury baseball card

 Collection — Folder S2872
Identifier: S2872
Scope and Contents This collection includes one signed baseball card of Joseph "Bull" Marbury for the Indianapolis Clowns in Indiana circa 1957-1958.
Dates: circa 1957-1958

Nelson and Gilly Ann Perry registration certificates

 Collection — Folder S1906
Identifier: S1906
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two certificates of registration issued by Andrew Lewis, clerk of Gibson County, state of Indiana, certifying that "Nelson Perry, a mulatto of 33 years of age, and Gilly Ann Perry, a Negress of 28 years of age, were entitled to reside in the state of Indiana, as proved by the witness of each other, starting from the first day of November, 1851."
Dates: 1853

Putnam County collection

 Collection — Folder S1688
Identifier: S1688
Scope and Contents The collection includes miscellaneous historical papers and documents of Putnam County, Indiana, including advertising cards from Russelville and Greencastle, Indiana; manuscripts and narratives about courthouses, African-American citizens in Greencastle, and various county personalities; handwritten legal documents, including land records, indentures, warrants, and estate papers (1831-1886); and a January 27, 1963 letter from Mrs. John R. Stevens to Mr. Guthrie regarding an article about a...
Dates: 1831-1886

Roberts Settlement collection

Identifier: L176
Scope and Contents This collection is a photostat copy of the Library of Congress collection of the same name (MMC-1624). The collection includes correspondence, indentures, free papers, business and tax receipts, deeds, family records, newspaper clippings, genealogical and other papers. The collection also includes military records relating to the Civil War and an 1832 contract to build the first African Methodist Episcopal Church in Indiana.
Dates: 1734-1944

Vincennes University oral histories

Identifier: OH058
Scope and Contents This collection contains 23 transcripts from oral history interviews with various residents of Vincennes, Indiana conducted by Thomas Krasean for Vinncennes University. Topics covered include family lineage, early Vincennes, childhood, teaching methods and policies in Indiana, the local African American community, and Prohibition.

Note: Page 21 of the Mabel Purcell Clark transcript is missing.
Dates: 1971-1973