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Sheffield African American businesses, 1913
This is a business directory from Sheffield in 1913. The African American businesses are denoted with an asterisk.
Florence African American businesses, 1913
These are listings from the Florence business directory from 1913. The African American businesses are denoted by an asterisk.
African American farmers association
These are items related to the African American farmers association.
Bob Carl Bailey at his pool hall in Leighton
This is a photograph of Bob Carl Bailey at the pool hall that he owned in Leighton, Alabama.
Wilk Kernachan, cotton farmer
Charles Posey, Sr., cotton farmer
Florence historian Lee Freeman notes: "Charles Posey, Sr. (1824-1904), a former slave of the late Judge Sidney C. Posey of Lauderdale, a farmer who bought several acres of property from the Judge's daughter, on what is now Deibert Park, was reported…
Reuben Hines, cotton grower
Charles Posey, Jr., farmer
This is a newspaper clipping about Charles Posey, Jr.. Florence historian Lee Freeman notes: Charles Posey, Jr. (1851-1934) a son of former slave Charles Posey, Sr. (1824-1904) was living on the Military Road near the modern Deibert Park."
Martin Lee's peaches
This is a newspaper article about Martin Lee, who brought a few of his "stone peaches" to the editor of the Florence Republican.