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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

African American business enterprises

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Black and Brown stamp album

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2020-0049

Black and Brown trading stamp albums

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: X031750669]
Identifier: MSS-16479
Content Description This collection contains three empty Black and Brown trading stamp albums, and two filled Black and Brown trading stamp albums. Also included are approximately 75-100 unattached twenty-five cent Black and Brown stamps featuring James Brown.
Dates: circa 1969

Thomas H. Brown Funeral Home ledger

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSS-16474
Content Description This collection contains the manuscript ledger book kept by Thomas Brown's Funeral home in Petersburg, Virginia. This book detailed the funerals of approximately 500 African Americans during the last years of the Great Depression. The volume opens with twenty-four pages of manuscript of an alphabetical index, listing the names of the deceased keyed with the page for further information about their funerals.In addition to the names of the deceased, most entries also record the...
Dates: 1935 - 1941

Thomas H. Brown funeral home ledger

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0011

Vera Lee and Berry Clanton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16494
Content Description A collection of 31 souvenir programs, plus approximately 50 ephemeral items, 12 periodical issues, six books, and three folders of Masonic Lodge records and documents. The majority of the items date from the 1960s and 70s. The Clantons were prominent members of the San Francisco African American community, active in their local church (Third Baptist) as well as in the National Baptist Convention, their local African American masonic lodges (at the local, district, and state level),...
Dates: c.1950-2002