Early African American Deaths in the Pittsburgh Courier, Book Thirteen, from January 5, 1935-December 26, 1936


Book Thirteen is a compilation of two years of deaths and obituaries that appeared throughout the Pittsburgh Courier columns and headlines during the years 1935 and 1936.

  • Pennsylvania: Allison, Altoona, Beaver Valley, Ben Avon, Bentleyville, Blythedale, Brackenridge, Braddock, Bradford, Blairsville, Bridgeville, Brownsville, Canonsburg, Carlisle, Connellsville, Ellsworth, Farrell, Finleyville, Grays Landing, Greensburg, Hannastown, Homestead, Johnstown, McDonald, Meyersdale, New Castle, New Kensington, Oakmont-Verona, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sewickley, Slickville, Trafford, Uniontown, Van Meter, Wilkinsburg and Williamsport
  • Georgia: Albany, Alma, Atlanta, Augusta, Brunswick, Buena Vista, Calhoun, Claxton, Columbus, Jessup, Lumber City, Macon, Norcross, Plains, Savannah, Swainsboro, Sylvester, Unadilla, Valdosta
  • Ohio: Akron, Barnesville, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Coraopolis, Dayton, Fostoria, Lima, Middletown, Oberlin, Springfield, Toledo, Wellsville, Wilberforce and Youngstown
  • Mississippi: Bassfield, Brookhaven, Greenwood, Hazlehurst, Indianola, Jackson, McComb, Meridian, Natchez, Philadelphia, Piney Woods, Sunflower, Tupelo, West Point and Winona
  • North Carolina: Asheville, Chapel Hill, Dunn, Durham, Fayetteville, Gastonia, Goldsboro, Greensboro, Hendersonville, Hertford, Kinston, Laurinburg, New Bern, Oxford, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Sanford, Selma, Statesville, Tyrone, Vass, Wake Forest, Waynesboro and Wilson
  • South Carolina: Allendale, Anderson, Charleston, Cheraw, Chester, Columbia, Darlington, Greenville, Timmonsville and Union
  • Texas: Beaumont, Bryan, Clarendon, Cleburne, Corsican, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Kountze, Lufkin, Marshall, Rockdale, San Antonio, Sherman, Tamina, Terrell and Woodville
  • Virginia: Bedford, Danville, Drewryville, Fredericksburg, Hampton, Lynchburg, Norfolk, Petersburg, Portsmouth, Pulaski, Richmond, Suffolk, Tazewell and Winchester

In addition, deaths from thirty other states appear in this book which also contains alphabetical listing of deaths at the beginning of the book as well as an every name index at the end of the book.

Marlene Garrett Bransom

2014, 8.5X11, paper, 250 pp.

ISBN: 9781558565890