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Brooks family papers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-039

Content Description

James Furman Brooks was the Spartanburg County Superintendent of Education in the 1930s and 40s and Ella Brooks Wilson was his sister who worked for Duke Power as their payroll mistress. This collection consists of an English-French Hand Book from Camp Wadsworth, a program for the opening of the educational building at First Baptist Church, a letter to Ella Wilson from Rep. Robert Ashmore, and an invitation to the inauguration of President Kennedy in Washington, D.C.


  • 1917 - 1961

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available by appointment only. Please contact the Kennedy Room for more information.


1 Files (1 legal sized archival folder)

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Physical Location

Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019

Condition Description

The program has fallen apart into multiple pieces. It has been placed in a plastic sleeve and a copy of the program has been placed in the folder so that the program does not need to be taken out of the sleeve to see the inside.

Brooks family papers
Harrison Gage
January 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Kennedy Room of Local History and Genealogy Repository

151 S. Church St.
Spartanburg SC 29306 United States