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Ruby Banks diploma collection
Ruby Banks received her education in Jackson, Mississippi at schools including the Jackson Colored Public School, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Jackson College for Negro Teachers with a certification in cooking and sewing. Donated along with the Diplomas were two school notebooks and a grammar school diploma for Giles Banks, Jr.
Sherry Williams papers
Sherry Williams is the founder and President of the Bronzeville Historical Society. Sherry Williams papers span from 1935 through 2010 and focuses on Ms. Williams’ personal life and family history.
Unidentified artifacts collection
The Unidentified Artifact Collection consists of discarded items from the Bronzeville neighborhood. In 2009, Sherry Williams collected these items with attempts to preserve the social and cultural aspects of everyday life in the community. The collection is organized in a container list. Currently, the items fit in one archival box. The majority of the items are not dated.
Unidentified photograph collection
The Unidentified photograph collection of the Bronzeville / Black Chicagoan Historical Society includes photographs found throughout the Bronzeville neighborhood, at resale-shops, abandoned homes, or were discarded throughout the community.
William Earl Washington Jr. collection
The William Earl Washington Jr. Collection contains materials related the fmaily of William Earl Washington Jr. The William Earl Washington Jr. collection spans from 1847 through 1979 and is comprised of six series containing family documents, Washington family genealogical records, photographs, realia, Sears Catalogs, and books.