From Old West Baltimore to France: The Afro American Newspaper's Global Impact Over 100 Years Ago

From #OldWestBaltimore to France: The Afro American Newspaper's Global Impact, Over 100 Years Ago


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The Briscoe letter is part of a larger archive of World War I Negro soldiers writing to Miss Murphy (daughter of John H. Murphy, Sr., founder of the #AfroAmericanLedger) during #TheGreatWar.


The ruler, photograph, calendar, and letter are held within the Nanny Jack & Co Archives.


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Courtesy of Nanny Jack & Co Archives