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Louise Wellmaker O'Neal Brinson collection

Louise Wellmaker O'Neal Brinson collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Louise Wellmaker O'Neal Brinson collection
Creator: Mitchell, David Yoakley
Inclusive Dates: 1928-1956
Language: English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (3 folders, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number: ms4374
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collection contains items related to African American businesses, churches, schools, and leaders in the Middle Georgia area. The bulk of the collection is comprised of photographs and includes several of the funeral of Dr. Thomas H. Brewer, a civil rights activist murdered in Columbus, Georgia in 1956.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Louise Wellmaker O'Neal Brinson collection, ms4374, 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 business enterprises -- Georgia
African American churches
African American clergy
African American police -- Georgia
African Americans -- Civil rights
African Americans -- Pictorial works
Brewer, Thomas Hency, Sr., Dr., 1894-1956
Columbus (Ga.)
Macon, Ga.
Photographs.
Sanford, E., Reverend
Williams, R. B., D. D., Reverend, -1916
artifacts (object genre)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
oversized_boxitem
11Afro-American Life Insurance Co. ruler
 
12Atlanta Life Insurance Company lighter
 
oversized_folder
1Greater St. Paul A.M.E. Church poster
175th anniversary poster featuring musician W. C. Handy, Florence, AL
 
boxfolder
11Photographs
Dr. Thomas H. Brewer's funeral, 1956, Columbus, GA Colored Police Auxiliary, 1945, Macon, GA Georgia Baptist College Public fountain, Americus, GA Reverend E. Sanford Reverend R. B. Williams, D.D. Unidentified African Americans
 
12Matchbooks
Atlanta Life Insurance Company Ralston Hotel, Columbus, GA
 
13Morehouse-Spelman Summer School letter, 1928 July 4
Expulsion letter to Rosa Norris from Spelman College President Florence Read.
 
oversized_boxitem
13-8Tin pocket coin donation banks
Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church, Macon, GA