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Number of Images: 2 Color: Color ; Size: 5w x 8h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
August 15, 1866
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SIA2011-0982 (page 1), SIA2011-0983 (page 2).
Letter from Solomon G. Brown, the first African American employee of the Smithsonian Institution, to the Assistant Secretary Spencer F. Baird, later the second Secretary, reporting on Brown's duties for Baird at the Smithsonian, including sending packages to the Baird family while they were away. August 15, 1866. 2 pages.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7002, Box 16, Folder: Brown, Solomon G., 1866-1870