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The Good Samaritans
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TitleThe Good Samaritans
DescriptionPage of notes taken by Knox College Professor of Sociology, J. Howell Atwood from an interview with Mrs. Eva Solomon. These notes are about the Good Samaritans, a social club of African American women in Galesburg, Illinois. The notes include a list members. Atwood conducted extensive research from 1930-1960 about the Galesburg African American community.
SubjectClubs
Clubwomen
Subject (LCSH)African American women -- Societies and clubs
Named PersonSolomon, Mrs. Eva;
CreatorAtwood, Jesse Howell;
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierJ. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 8)
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2010-04-23
TranscriptMrs. Eva Solomon
The Good Samartians [Samaritans?] were
org. about 1880 or 81. Mrs. Mary
Sims on Mulberry may know about
it. It was a secret order. Miss
Fannie Milburn may have belonged.
Her sister Mrs. Wilson, Sam & her father
belonged.
Others: Rachel Nelson Milburn
Dave Nelson Maggie Hall
Sam Milburn Mollie Mitchell
Katherine Wilson Edward Barker
Elisa Johnson Sherred [Barker] Sr.
Susan Allen Anachie [Barker]
Abe Murray, Sr. Geo. Fletcher, Sr.
Abe Murray, Jr. Joanna [Fletcher]
Charity [Murray] Chas. Fletcher
Anna [Murray] Mrs. Brooks
Perry Cook
Margaret Cook
Mary Murray Sims
Jane Wilson
John Henry Washington
Frances Was[hington]
Physical Descriptionhandwritten on 8.5 x 5.25 (half) sheet
Filenamenotespage48.tif
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