Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Ruth, born August 8, 1803, to a 'Negro woman Slavenamed Jude' belonging to New York City butcher Alexander Fink. Addressed to Tunis Wortman Esquire, Clerk of the City and County of New York.
Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page deed of gift between E. Pennington and his three daughters, wherein he gives to Lerisa Shanks the slave woman Mary, to Paulina H. Fisher the slave girl named Aggy, and to Martha Isabella Omsley the slave girl Ruth, in Lincoln County,...
2000 Channing Way
Dec. 17, 1915
My Dear Comrade:
You, who know all things, will understand why I have hesitated to ask this of you. You have been so kind to me, I could not impose you’re your beautiful spirit of service If, without...
1501 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles California,
March, 10, 1916
To My Dear Comrade Who Knows All Things:
I am so happy, happier than I have ever been in all my life, to think that my message is to reach the people; and that you are to write the...
June 9th, 1929.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I have been keeping your letter (as I know you are not home yet,) waiting for the Bush of Brotherhood to blossom so I could send you some of the leaves. And that is well for now I can tell you more of Dr. Scott’s...
1622 S. Spaulding Ave.
Los Angeles, California.
Aug. 20th, 1933.
Beloved Edwin Markham,
Great Poet, World Brother,
Hail! Hail! All of my heart to you wherever you are a’roaming—out there in Canada, back home in the U.S.A., or...
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
Beloved Edwin Markham, Comrade of The Dawn, Brave Dreamer of Brave Dreams, Courageous Champion of The Oppressed, and World’s Greatest Living Poet,
Thank You! It is too good to be true that you are with us once more and that...
20 copies The Man With The Hoe
5 copies The Man With The Hoe and Other Poems
5 Eighty Songs at Eighty
(I want to start in a small way and see what I can do. The people like the books but they...
Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Brig Uneas of Alexandria from the port of Alexandria to New Orleans, Louisiana. Includes names of ship's Master Nathaniel Boush, shippers William H. Williams of Washington...
Dearly Beloved Madonna,
With love from
The Poet’s Garden
Ruth and Eugene
These roses from the Anna Catherine Markham rose bush, a living bough from the Christ Tree, planted by Edwin Markham and a leaf from the Tree for a Divine Mother which we...