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Newspaper clipping about the Frederick Douglass funeral held at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, D. C. , on 1895 February 25. This article is about Scott C. Harrison serving as one of the ushers at the funeral.
"...They were assisted by the following ushers from Howard University; J. W. McDowell, E. C. Campbell, D. W. Paxton, F. W. Vaughn, G. D. Eubanks, T. M. Syphax, C. M. Butler, H. O. Cook, D. O. W. Holmes, S. C. Harrison, W. E. Benson, and Robert Coleman".
This collection consists of a leather-bound Bible owned by Scott C. Harrison, a Black attorney, in the 1880s-1910s. Inside the Bible are clippings, hand-written notes, lists of family genealogy, and a pamphlet for a social club meeting.
Bible.; Family Bible records; Document.
"Newspaper clipping, Frederick Douglass' funeral, 1895 February 25" (2023). Documents. 4.