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Benjamin Layton Collection

Subject:
Knights of Pythias
Layton, Benjamin
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Patriotic Order Sons of America
St. Paul Normal and Industrial School (Lawrenceville, Va.)
Virginia State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs
Virginia Union University (Richmond, Va.)
Creator:
Layton, Benjamin
Type:
Collection description
Buttons (Information artifacts)
Fraternity paddles
lapel pins
Medals
Place:
Virginia
Description:
Related archival collection: The Benjamin Layton collection, which dates from circa 1870 to 1980 and measures 1.54 linear feet, includes portraits of African American men, women and children, images taken during the Nixon era and materials documenting the personal and professional life of Benjamin Layton. The collection is comprised of black-and-white photographs, color photographs, cabinet photographs, cartes-de-visite (card photographs), copy prints, correspondence, etchings, newsletters, pamphlets, postcards, programs and tintypes. Contact the Archivist for more information.
Archival Materials:
Benjamin Layton collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Benjamin Layton.
Topic:
African American soldiers
African Americans
Armed Forces
Human rights
Human rights workers
Social advocacy
Social life and customs
Soldiers
Women's rights
Cite As:
Permanent Collection, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
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Anacostia Community Museum Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum

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