Ohio Memory has published a new post, “A Look Back at the Columbus Illustrated Record”
As tomorrow marks the start of Black History Month 2014, it seems a fitting time to highlight a unique item in our collection here at OHS: the Columbus Illustrated Record, a directory of prominent African American citizens in Columbus, ca. 1919-1920. This fascinating document chronicles the achievements of the community, providing images and brief biographies of a number of notable individuals who contributed to the city in a variety of ways. The work was compiled, edited and published by William A. McWilliams, […]
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A Look Back at the Columbus Illustrated Record
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