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Florida Sentinel Staff, 1904

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##hw7bst

Dates

  • Digitized: 1904

Summary Note

The 1904 Edition of the Florida Sentinel devoted p.36 to photographs and descriptions of the newspaper's staff and editor. The Sentinel was an African-American newspaper published in Pensacola, Florida.

  &nnsp; Its staff included:

  &nnsp; Matthew M. Lewey, Editor and Publisher.

  &nnsp; W. W. Wilson, local editor, a graduate of Tuskegee Institute, and a general delivery clerk at the Pensacola Post Office, the "only colored general delivery clerk in the South."

  &nnsp; W. H. Campbell, Foreman, 31, a graduate of Haines Institute (Ga.), who worked for the Southern Courier and for O. T. Jones ad te Duval Printing Company in Jacksonville, Floria before coming to the Florida Sentinel.

  &nnsp; Mrs. Brenda L. DeVaughn (formerly Miss Brenda L. Jordan) of Pensacola, Compositor.

  &nnsp; Chester A. Miles, of Macon, Georgia, veteran of other newspapers, Compositor.

  &nnsp; Samuel T. Jefferson, Pressman.

Rights Statement Note

Photographs and images may not be sold, marketed, or used for commercial applications without express permission from the University of West Florida. Photographs and images may be used by researchers provided credit is given to the University Archives and West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, Pensacola.

Contributor Note

Contributor: Added by Dean DeBolt, May 5, 2015.

Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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