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Shivery family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 257
3.46 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Shiverys, Smiths and Blazes were three branches of a southern African-American family. The Shivery Family papers document the life, history and relationships of the three families in the South, from the Reconstruction to the present.
Payne, John
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 199
22 items (one folder)
Veteran of the Civil War and agent of the Freedmen's Bureau. John Payne joined the Union army as a private in the 15th Regiment Iowa Infantry. Appointed second lieutenant to the 10th Regiment of Louisiana Volunteers of African Descent, he served... more
Carpenter, John A. (John Alcott), 1921-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 296
9.29 linear feet (10 boxes)
John Alcott Carpenter (1921–1978) was a historian, history professor, and public speaker. He published biographies of Oliver Otis Howard and Ulysses S. Grant. This collection includes manuscripts, typescripts, research notes, and printed matter... more
Simmons, Robert A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 709
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Robert Simmons was a teacher and elected official in the Reconstruction government of Holmes County, Mississippi. In 1875 he was elected sheriff and tax collector and in 1876 he was appointed supervisor for the registration of voters. Simmons... more