Title

Manuscript D

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Document Type

Manuscript

Comments

Manuscript pages are numbered 9 - 37.

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Abstract

This incomplete manuscript presents a timeline of African American history in Rhode Island from 1819-1955, including the establishment and growth of African American churches; African American participation in the American Civil War and the First World War; desegregation and civil rights; and notable African American firsts.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 1.pdf (772 kB)
"Noted Negro's in Rhode Island: George Henry," one page typed draft with hand written corrections and notes, inserted before Manuscript D page 9.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 2.pdf (2324 kB)
"Noble Worker for Colored Race Dead at Newport," newspaper clipping with hand written notes, inserted after manuscript page 9.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 3.pdf (6111 kB)
"History of the Second Free Will Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island," pamphlet inserted after Manuscript D Supplement 2, between pages 9 and 12

CG Manuscript D Supplement 4.pdf (454 kB)
Typed excerpt about the artist Edward Mitchell Bannister, inserted between pages 9 and 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 5.pdf (2117 kB)
Typed scrap with handwritten notes, timeline, dates 1875-1967, inserted between pages 9 and 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 6.pdf (3059 kB)
"Bannister Paintings Offered Smithsonian," newspaper clipping, inserted between pages 9 and 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 7.pdf (24899 kB)
"Edward Mitchell Bannister, 1824-1901. Providence Artist," exhibition catalog inserted between pages 9 and 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 8.pdf (16554 kB)
"Edward Mitchell Bannister 1828-1901," exhibition catalog insterted between pages 9 and 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 9.pdf (4010 kB)
"Bannister Memorial," newspaper clipping inserted between pages 9 and 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 10.pdf (5005 kB)
Church history, hand written, after page 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 11.pdf (7084 kB)
"Negro Churches in Rhode Island: Winter Street A.M.E.Z. Church," typed church history inserted after page 12.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 12.pdf (16737 kB)
"A Brief History of the Congdon Street Baptist Church of Providence, Rhode Island from 1819 to 1965," by Rev. Leardrew L. Johnson, inserted between pages 15 and 16.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 13.pdf (3441 kB)
"Osocola Cook," newspaper clipping inserted after page 16.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 14.pdf (988 kB)
Handwritten note inserted after page 16.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 15.pdf (931 kB)
Invitation to the opening of the Black Museum, August 23, 1970, insterted before page 17.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 16.pdf (2197 kB)
"Our Women Contributors," (1904) clipping inserted after page 17a.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 17.pdf (5757 kB)
"Rev. H. N. Jeter Dies at Age of 86," newspaper clipping inserted after page 18.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 18.pdf (38499 kB)
Rhode Island Bar Journal, with article on William A. Heathman, Esq. inserted between pages 18 and 19.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 19.pdf (3218 kB)
"John C. Minkins Dies; Was Veteran Newsman," newspaper article inserted before page 19.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 20.pdf (4042 kB)
"William Heathman Dies, State's Oldest Attorney," newspaper clipping from Providence Evening Bulletin, Feb 9, 1965.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 21.pdf (3921 kB)
"URI Dedicates Heathman Hall," newspaper clipping from the Providence Sunday Journal, Nov. 2, 1969.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 22.pdf (6121 kB)
"Rhode Island the Only State to Have a Returning Board," newspaper clipping.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 23.pdf (3989 kB)
Clippings from the Providence Evening Bulletin, 1904 about prominent Negro's in Providence, R.I.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 24.pdf (32018 kB)
Photocopied documents regarding the history of "colored" troops in both the civil war and the rebellion.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 25.pdf (4303 kB)
"Negro Father, 88, Sees Famous Daughter's Work at Library," newspaper clipping regarding Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, inserted after page 22.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 26.pdf (2830 kB)
Typed notes and newspaper clippings on Nancy Elizabeth Propehet.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 27.pdf (4890 kB)
"Ebeneezer Baptist Church Pastor Taking Assignment in Virginia," newspaper clipping from Mar. 3, 1971.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 28.pdf (4174 kB)
"The History of the Norheastern Federation," photocopied publication.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 29.pdf (1873 kB)
"Southern Aid Society of Virginia, Inc." photocopied document.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 30.pdf (4209 kB)
"Cranston Street Baptist Church Sold," newspaper clipping from the Providence Evening Bulletin Apr. 14, 1969.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 31.pdf (25486 kB)
"Souvenir Program," "Thirty-Second Annual Convention of the Northeastern Federation of Woman's Clubs," original booklet dated July 18-20, 1928.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 32.pdf (32690 kB)
"One Hundred and Twentieth Annual Report of the Providence Shelter for Colored Children," original document, 20 pages.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 34.pdf (109464 kB)
"The Dedication of Ebenezer Baptist Church," original document, 56 pages.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 33.pdf (2637 kB)
"Jewelry is My Line, Handles Big Orders for Woolworth," newspaper clipping photocopy.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 35.pdf (2914 kB)
"Women's New Century Club Dedicates Home," photocopied newspaper clipping with handwritten notes.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 36.pdf (2109 kB)
"Sarah Gardner of Newport, R. I.," typed and handwritten notes by Dr. Carl Gross, inserted before page 25.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 37.pdf (16655 kB)
Handwritten notes by C.R. Gross (1969), "History of the Irreproachable Club"

CG Manuscript D Supplement 38.pdf (5005 kB)
"Matthew Alexander Henson (1866-1955): The first man to set foot on the top of the world," clipping from a magazine inserted between 25 and 26.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 39.pdf (4794 kB)
"What has McKinley Done for the Colored Man?" two page photocopied document inserted between pages 25 and 26.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 40.pdf (4061 kB)
Half page notes and typed document dated 1904, supplement to page 26.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 41.pdf (2255 kB)
Hand written notes, supplement to page 26.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 42.pdf (8011 kB)
Documents relating to the Irreproachable Club including typed notes by Dr. Gross and newspaper clippings. Inserted before page 27.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 43.pdf (3645 kB)
"Negro Churches In Rhode Island," typed notes labeled page 27a, supplemental content to page 27.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 44.pdf (10056 kB)
Pamphlet with a message from Bishop H. Z. Plummer, labeled page 27c, inserted after page 27.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 45.pdf (7982 kB)
Four page pamphlet containing greetings from Rev. Levi S. Plummer containing historical dates about The Church of God and Saints of Christ.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 46.pdf (2104 kB)
Photocopied documents relating to the Annual John Brown Memorial Meeting.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 47.pdf (1603 kB)
Newspaper Clipping from August 1, 1918, photocopied, about "colored" troops from Rhode Island.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 48.pdf (397 kB)
"Colored Odd Fellows Dedicate New Building," photocopied newspaper clipping, page labeled 29a+.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 49.pdf (507 kB)
"Rose Butler Browne," typed profile by Dr. Carl Gross, labeled page 29a.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 50.pdf (6936 kB)
"Honor Is All RIC's," photocopied newspaper article, dated Sep. 29, 1969.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 51.pdf (6392 kB)
"The Providence Chronicle," three page history typed by Wm. D. Wiley.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 53.pdf (2986 kB)
"Mrs. Nellie(Nell Occomy)Becker," typeed profile by Dr. Gross with newspaper clipping.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 54.pdf (11355 kB)
Church History (typed), newspaper clippings, and other notes by Dr. Gross.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 55.pdf (2768 kB)
"Alfred C. A. Perry Dead in Cranston," typed transcript of obituary from Providence Evening Bulletin Sept. 1931 after page 31.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 56.pdf (2229 kB)
"National Algonquin Indian Council Certificate of Membership,"

CG Manuscript D Supplement 57.pdf (5318 kB)
"Charity Bailey," typed notes.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 58.pdf (4553 kB)
Two letters from Charity Bailey, handwritten.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 59.pdf (5192 kB)
"Council & Pow-wow of Native Indians of The New England Tribes of The Algonquin Nation," pamphlet.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 60.pdf (3722 kB)
"Civil Rights Brazenly Ignored," newspaper clipping from Aug 6, 1938, The Pittsburg Courier.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 61.pdf (5862 kB)
"Rhode Island Inter-Racial Conference, February 11-12, 1940," four pages pamphlet.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 62.pdf (4569 kB)
"Emma Clarissa (Williams) Clement, American Mother, 1946," Rewrite from two nespaper clippings from the Providence Journal-Evening Bulletin.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 64.pdf (2570 kB)
"R. I. Native, Granddaughter of Slave, Is Chosen American Mother of 1946," photocopy of newspaper clipping.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 65.pdf (2620 kB)
"Negro Educator Defends Race," photocopy of newspaper clipping from Providence Journal, March 1, 1957.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 66.pdf (4731 kB)
Two documents related to Charles R. Venter.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 67.pdf (4637 kB)
Documents (2) relating to Andrew J. Bell and the Greater Providence Scholarship.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 68.pdf (6681 kB)
"Johnny Bassett's Second Chance," article from unknown magazine.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 69.pdf (44837 kB)
"Hope, Faith, and You," John Hope Settlement booklet.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 70.pdf (3363 kB)
Letter to Dr. Gross from Howard University.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 71.pdf (2528 kB)
"Armed Forces Recruits Negroes," photocopy of newspaper clipping dated July 7, 1968.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 72.pdf (4252 kB)
Correspondence regarding the Greater Providence Scholarship Fund from Dr. Effie Ellis to Dr. Carl Gross.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 73.pdf (1018 kB)
Photocopy of newspaper clipping regarding Day Camp run by Watchman's Industrial School.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 74.pdf (3178 kB)
Photocopied newspaper clippings regarding John Hope an the John Hope Association.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 75.pdf (530 kB)
Square is named for Lt. Gladding," & "Dr. Effie Ellis to Speak Here," photocopied newspaper clippings.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 76.pdf (16147 kB)
Newspaper clippings, photocopied, regarding Dr. Effie Ellis.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 77.pdf (2003 kB)
Document detailing a scholarship from the Greater Providence Scholarship Fund.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 78.pdf (1345 kB)
"Order of Business, Meeting at Journal Auditorium," typed proceeding.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 79.pdf (5198 kB)
Photocopy of typed notes and newspaper clippings regarding scholarship fund.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 80.pdf (2771 kB)
"Negro Progress," newspaper clipping, editorial by William P. H. Freeman, Sep. 11, 1928.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 81.pdf (4684 kB)
Newspaper clippings and notes regarding Mrs. Emma Clarissa Clement.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 82.pdf (9712 kB)
Newspaper clippings related to Joseph E. Brown.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 83.pdf (17173 kB)
Newspaper clippings related to Charity Bailey.

CG Manuscript D Supplement 84.pdf (4620 kB)
"Negro Educator Defends Race," newspaper clipping from the Providence Journal, Mar. 1, 1957.

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