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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Dewey Tullis campaign poster

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2014-51
Content Description Poster to elect W. Dewey Tullis to Spartanburg County Board of Commissioners, a predecessor of the Spartanburg County Council. Tullis lost the election to Elizabeth Patterson. Tullis, an Upstate educator and community leader, was inducted into the South Carolina Black Hall of Fame and was a recipient of the Order of the Silver Crescent.

Mary H. Wright photograph

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2014-54
Content Description Photographic reprint depicting Mary H. Wright, an African-American educator and community activist in Spartanburg during the early 20th century.

"Pickaninny Review" postcard

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-2014-43
Content Description One postcard labeled "pickaninny review of army truck train, Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, S. C," depicting four black children watching an army truck pass by. Originally mailed in 1917 to Mrs. Delia Spoor of Mount Vernon, New York. Written content: "Hello! Pretty busy. Have to cut trees and pulls the stumps before we can pitch our tents. Mud is 2 feet deep here. My cold is just the same. Very sore throat and racking cough! Feel pretty good though. Rains. Very busy. Write later. Love, Clyde."