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Man whipped in Sheffield

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This is a brief newspaper clipping about a man who was in jail in Sheffield for a violation of the labor license ordinance. The man was taken from…

"Extension School for Colored Farmers"

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This is a newspaper article about the extension school for African American farmers and the Pure Seed Corn contest that was held in March of 1918.

The Williams' Colored Singers

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This is an advertisement and a newspaper clipping about the Williams' Colored Singers, who performed at Burrell Normal School and Coffee High School…