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Lincoln C. Johnson, sub-labor foreman at Wilson Dam
This is a photograph of Lincoln C. Johnson, taken by photographer Alfred T. Palmer for the United States Office of War in 1942. The caption reads "Negroes speed war work for Tennessee Valley Authority. Lincoln C. Johnson, sub-labor foreman at Wilson…
This is a TimesDaily article about Ethel Bridges, a longtime nurse from Florence.
"An era ends: Hollywood Inn continues without its longtime owner"
This is a newspaper article about the Hollywood Inn, a cafe in West Florence.
"Black firefighters proud of their contributions "
This is a newspaper article about black firefighters in the Shoals region.
"Extension School for Colored Farmers"
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.
"Fat Calf Show for Negroes Is Set For April 29th"
"Grand Opening, Ribbon Cutting, and Dedicatorial of Vogue House of Beauty"
This item is a program for the grand opening of Vogue House of Beauty at 112 North Court Street in Florence. It features a brief biography of Bettie Hooks, as well as a listing of the staff and the ceremony program.
"Likeable Sam Switched: So Did His Broom"
This is a newspaper article about Sam McCray, a janitor who moved from Sheffield High School to Sheffield Junior High.
"Negro 4-H Fat Stock Show is Shown Success"
This is a newspaper article about Lauderdale County's "Negro 4-H Club.
"New Drug Store"
This is a newspaper clipping about Dr. Archie Jones (ca.1865-aft. 1930), who opened a doctor's office in Florence in 1900. Jones was one of nine black druggists, physicians, or dentists in Florence between 1890 and 1940.