Engraved portrait of Timothy Thomas Fortune

Engraved portrait of Timothy Thomas Fortune

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/33467
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Engraved portrait of Timothy Thomas Fortune

Image Number

  • RC10877

Year

  • ca 1891

Series Title

    Biography Note

  • Accompanying note: "Born to slave parents, Sarah Jane & Emanuel Fortune, Oct. 3, 1856."

  • Biography Note

  • Accompanying note: "Born to slave parents, Sarah Jane & Emanuel Fortune, Oct. 3, 1856."

  • Biography Note

  • "Made himself useful in the office of the Marianna Courier after the war."

  • Biography Note

  • "Made himself useful in the office of the Marianna Courier after the war."

  • Biography Note

  • "After family moved to Jax., worked in composing room of the Jax. Courier then The Union."

  • Biography Note

  • "After family moved to Jax., worked in composing room of the Jax. Courier then The Union."

  • Biography Note

  • "Attended Stanton School and worked at Jax. P.O. Appointed in 1874 as mail-route agent between Jax. & Chattahoochee. Resigned 1875 and was appt.d Spec. Insp. of Customs for the Eastern Dist. of Del. Resigned 1875 and entered Howard University Joined composing room of The People's Advocate at Wash. & married Carrie C. Smiley. Taught school in Florida. Joined NY's Weekly Witness. Edited The Rumor. Pub. NY Freeman."

  • Biography Note

  • "Attended Stanton School and worked at Jax. P.O. Appointed in 1874 as mail-route agent between Jax. & Chattahoochee. Resigned 1875 and was appt.d Spec. Insp. of Customs for the Eastern Dist. of Del. Resigned 1875 and entered Howard University Joined composing room of The People's Advocate at Wash. & married Carrie C. Smiley. Taught school in Florida. Joined NY's Weekly Witness. Edited The Rumor. Pub. NY Freeman."

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 9902f.

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