Early African American Deaths in the Pittsburgh Courier, Book Fifteen, from January 1, 1938-December 25, 1938


This book covers death notices and obituaries published in the Pittsburgh Courier from January to December 1938 referencing more than thirty-five states and Canada.  The deaths featured in this book occurred mainly in the Midwest and Southeast in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas. 

  • Alabama: Anniston, Birmingham, Brundidge, Chiran, Florence, Mobile, Opelika, Tuskegee
  • Arkansas: Arkansas Post, Boydell, Camden, El Dorado, Ft. Smith, Helena, Lewisville, Little Rock, McCrory, Monticello, Newport, Paragould, Sparkman, Waldo and Wilson
  • Florida: Apalachicola, Bradenton, Crescent City, Laurel, Mariana, Orlando, Panama City, Pensacola, Plant City, St. Petersburg, Summerfield, Tarpon Springs, West Palm Beach and Winter Park
  • Louisiana: Alexander, Alexandria, Angie, Baton Rouge, Bogalusa, Covington, DeQuincy, Eunice, Homer, Lafayette, Lake Providence, New Iberia, New Orleans, Oakdale, Plaquemine, Schriever, Shreveport, Transylvania, Weeks and White Castle
  • Mississippi: Aberdeen, Ackerman, Arm, Bay Springs, Brookhaven, Clarksdale, Fannin, Gloster, Goodman, Greenville, Grenada, Gulfport, Holly Springs, Indianola, Jackson, Lamberton, Leland, Meridian, Mound Bayou, Natchez, Oxford, Philadelphia, Picayune, Robinsonville, Sumrall, Tupelo, Verona, Winona and Yazoo City
  • Missouri: Caruthersville, DeSoto, Jefferson City, Kansas City, Plattsburg, St. Louis, Swift
  • North Carolina: Carthage, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Dunn, Durham, Fayetteville, Greensboro, Hertford, Lexington and Raleigh
  • Ohio: Akron, Bellaire, Canton, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Collinwood, Lancaster, Middleton, Piketon, Piqua, Steubenville, Toledo, Urbana, Warren, and Youngstown
  • South Carolina: Branchville, Charleston, Cheraw, Chester, Columbia, Conway, Dillon, Easley, Greenville, Lancaster, McColl, Orangeburg, Pineland, Spartansburg, Sumter, Timmonsville and Woodruff
  • Tennessee: Chattanooga, Cowan, Dyersburg, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville
  • Texas: Austin, Brenham, Calvert, Columbus, Dallas, Edna, El Paso, Ferris, Fort Worth, Garrison, Henderson, Lampasas, Paris, Plainview, Temple  and Waxahachie 

The beginning of the book contains an alphabetical listing of deaths that are featured in the book and concludes with an every name index at the end of the book.

Marlene Garrett Bransom

2014, 8.5x11, Softbound, 194 pages

ISBN: 9781558565821