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Collins, P.H. (fl. 1924-) Memorandum from the Pennsylvania Railroad

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09400.588 Author/Creator: Collins, P.H. (fl. 1924-) Place Written: Pennsylvania Type: Typed document Date: 10 April 1924 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.5 x 29 cm.

Background Information: Roscoe C. Bruce was the son Senator Blanche K. Bruce. Bruce was an educator who was the administrator for the Dunbar Apartments in Harlem, New York City.

People: Bruce, Roscoe C., 1879-1950
Junkerman, Julius (fl. 1877)

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: African American HistoryRailroadTransportation

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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