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Jule Carnes Mitchell, Jr. ephemera collection

Jule Carnes Mitchell, Jr. ephemera collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jule Carnes Mitchell, Jr. ephemera collection
Creator: Mitchell, David Yoakley
Inclusive Dates: 1850-2020
Language(s): English
Extent: 10 Linear Feet 7 boxes, 2 oversized boxes, 3 oversized folders, 1 item
Collection Number: ms4277
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains a variety of artifacts, including things such as a baseball signed by Negro Baseball League great James "Red" Moore, a southern cookbook, Alabama sales tax tokens, campaign ephemera, and other items collected from Georgia businesses. Other items include an iron ball and chain, and purple glass shards collected from cemetery grounds, and folk art.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jule Carnes Mitchell, Jr. ephemera collection, ms4277, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

This collection forms part of the Jule Carnes Mitchell, Jr. Archive of Southern Record.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American baseball players
Baseball players -- Autographs
Campaign paraphernalia.
Sales tax tokens
Signs and symbols.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Signed baseball - James "Red" Moore
1Old Dixie Cookbook
1Alabama sales tax tokens
1Chauncey Sparks campaign ad with sales tax token, 1938
1Office of Price Administration Red Point token, 1941-1945
1J.L. Chalifoux and Company premium token, 1890-1907
21Newspaper fragment - slave sale advertisement
22Stationery - Wiley Brothers - Social Circle, Georgia
23Booklet - A Message to School Children - West Palm Beach, Florida Police Department
24Eufaula Heritage Association - articles of incorporation
25Atlanta Citizens' Council Bulletin, v.1, no.6, 1966 June
26Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream, Southern Christian Leadership Conference - pendant
27Ephemera - postcards, advertisements
28Stereoscope cards (2) - Keystone View Co., No.12324 -- (a) "Trouble Ahead," (b) "Trouble Behind", 1902
29Luther Judson Price High/Middle School history
210Wesleyan Female College commencement program, 1889
211Photographs - miscellaneous
212Letter, signed photograph - Herman Talmadge, 1973
3Iron ball and chain
3Pick head - marked Reidsville GSP
4Purple glass shards - collected at Glennville Cemetery in Alabama
1Metal signs (3) - "Colored Upstairs, Colored Served at Back, Colored Only"
1Pennants - Booker T. Washington Bulldogs - white felt with blue letters (2)
1Forrest Cavalry Liniment - 6" clear glass bottle with label
51D.A.R. letter to new U.S. citizens
Found behind Atlanta Cyclorama, possibly used during restoration.
53"I knew Them All" - by Elmer P. Grant
54Receipts from local businesses - Southwest Georgia, Southeast Alabama, 1975
55Postcards - Political, personal
56Marriage license - Mitchell County, Georgia - Y.J.A. Smith and Travis E. Whitaker, 1918
57Invitation - Floyd Rifles 50th Anniversary, 1891
58Invitations (3), 1880-1883
59The Sons of Jesse Pleasant Stallings of Jones County, Georgia - By Bill Stallings
510Small felt banner - Gertrude McCoy
6Ceramic garden tiles- tombstone shaped (4)
Donated in honor of Deacon Arthur Brinson
71Water fountain
A note accompanying the object states "This is the last segregated water fountain in Albany (from a movie theater)... obtained in 1970."Donated in honor of Deacon Arthur Brinson and Mrs. Louise O'Neal Brinson.
72Purple glass - broken pitcher
73Mechanical bank - African American man with lever operated arm and eyes (missing hand) - "Jolly Nigger Bank" - John Harper & Co., England
2Dancing man toy - painted wood - R.H. Howland, Evans, Georgia - jointed black faced man mounted with wire onto on platform
2Book - "House Document" - agricultural report with clippings pasted in, 1853
1Willie Jinks - painting on wood - Seated man and words: "Help I one gron sone not ne don"
2Signed hard tack - Spanish American War bisquit, 1898
2Yardstick - Steve M. Solomon Jr. Inc.
2Glass nursing bottle - Tilly Drug Co., Rome, Georgia