Category: Scipio A. Jones

Colored Auxiliary Council Members

Jones, Scipio A., State Chairman Bush, A.E., Executive Secretary McConico, J.H., Assistant Chairman County Chairmen Anderson, J.R. Avant, Lee Barrow, R.C. Black, Picken W. Blount, Josiah H. Bobo, M.W. Bond, Scott Booker, J.A, Boone, F.D. Bowie, H.H. Boyd, S.T. Brock, S.P. Brown, R.B. Bush, A.E. Campbell, J.N. Carolina, H.E., Mrs. Carry, E.H. Clarke, A.T., Mrs.…

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Scipio Africanus Jones (1863-1943)

Scipio Africanus Jones is celebrated as one of the most distinguished African American defense attorney and leading black citizens in Arkansas during the nineteenth and twentieth century. Scipio Jones was born to Jemmima Jones, a slave, in 1863 in Tulip, Dallas County, Arkansas. It is thought that he may be the son of Dr. Sanford…

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Monthly Report, November 1918

Monthly Report for the activities of the Colored Auxiliary Council by P.L. Dorman. Dorman is discussing the different counties in which he is scheduling engagements to talk about the work of the Council of Defense. Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_08_20_16, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas Rights: Arkansas State Archives without prior…

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