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African American businesspeople

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

B. H. Hudson letter to W. M. Scarborough

Identifier: AC-417
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter sent by B. H. Hudson, cashier at Alabama Penny Savings and Loan Co. in Birmingham, Ala., to W. M. Scarborough, a customer of the bank. Hudson informs Scarborough that his note of $5.40 plus interest is overdue. He further states that if the note isn't paid, the bank may proceed with legal action.

Dates: 1908 September 22

James Edmondson mailing card advertisement

Identifier: AC-613
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a mailing card advertisement for James Edmondson, a merchant dealing in fine groceries, tobacco, and candy in Parkersburg, West Virginia. The mailing card was mailed to Miss M. L. (Mary) Nelson of Hagerstown, Maryland and postmarked September 26, 1908. The sender's name is unknown. The advertisement side of the mailing card includes a print of Washburn Mills, where Gold Medal Flour is made, as well as a photographic image of James Edmondson and his business...
Dates: 1908 September

Town License (Lexington, Virginia)

Identifier: AC-316
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single town license issued by the treasurer of the Town of Lexington, Va. to William Washington for the "privilege of running a single hack [cab] in said Town." The license was valid from May 1, 186-April 30, 1886. The license would be valid upon payment of the license tax of $5.00. The license is signed by John A. R. Vannen, Assessor of the Town of Lexington. The printed receipt at the bottom of the license indicates that Washington paid $5.78 on March 31,...
Dates: 1885 May 21, 1886 March 31