Early African American Deaths in The Pittsburgh Courier From January 5, 1935 - December 26, 1936 Book Thirteen
Marlene Garrett Bransom.
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. These deaths represent individuals who lived in the small towns of Southwestern Pennsylvania of 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; in Georgia, the towns of Albany, Alma, Atlanta, Augusta, Brunswick, Buena Vista, Calhoun, Claxton, Columbus, Jessup, Lumber City, Macon, Norcross, Plains, Savannah, Swainsboro, Sylvester, Unadilla, Valdosta; in Ohio, the towns of Akron, Barnesville, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Coraopolis, Dayton, Fostoria, Lima, Middletown, Oberlin, Springfield, Toledo, Wellsville, Wilberforce and Youngstown; in Mississippi, the towns of Bassfield, Brookhaven, Greenwood, Hazlehurst, Indianola, Jackson, McComb, Meridian, Natchez, Philadelphia, Piney Woods, Sunflower, Tupelo, West Point and Winona; in North Carolina, the towns of 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; in South Carolina, the towns of Allendale, Anderson, Charleston, Cheraw, Chester, Columbia, Darlington, Greenville, Timmonsville and Union; in Texas, the towns of Beaumont, Bryan, Clarendon, Cleburne, Corsican, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Kountze, Lufkin, Marshall, Rockdale, San Antonio, Sherman, Tamina, Terrell and Woodville; in Virginia, the towns of 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.
2014, 8.5X11, paper, 250 pp.