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Brown family photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-006

Content Description

Small collection of six portrait photographs apparently connected to the Morris Augustus Moore Brown family of Inman, South Carolina. Only one photograph is identified. It depicts M. A. M. Brown, his wife Sally Brown, and two children, Buford and Mayfield Brown around 1906. Another image created by Joyner's Studio in Chester, South Carolina depicts a man with American Indian and/or African-American features. Another notable photograph depicts two uniformed policemen with a mule.


  • 1895 - 1920

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available by appointment only. Contact Kennedy Room staff for more information.

Biographical / Historical

Morris Augustus Moore Brown (1858-1939) was a farmer who lived in Inman, SC. He was married to Sarah Harvey Brown (1860-1941) and they had eight sons: Clayton J.(1879-1910), Mooney Clifford (1882-1963), George Walker (1889-1965), Thomas Moore (1892-1958), Ulbridge Hydrick (1895-1979), Jones Boyce (1899-1977), Buford Boyd (1901-1975), and Shuford Mayfield (1904-1981). They also had one daughter, Elizabeth Brown Lee (1886-1910).


6 Photographic Prints (1 legal sized folder)

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Physical Location

Single File Collections Box 3: 2014

Condition Description

Many of the photographs are heavily scuffed and stained with grime.

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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