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Trent family

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Trent Family Papers

1850-1996
3 boxes 1.5 linear feet
Call no.: MS 373

Five generations of an African-American family that achieved commercial success and wealth through the restaurant and catering business as well as extensive real estate investments at the turn of the 20th century in New York City, Brooklyn, and Sea Cliff, Long Island, New York. Includes letters, public and church records, news clippings, ephemera, a videotape, and 87 photographs.

Subjects

African American capitalists and financiers--New York (State)--BiographyAfrican American families--New York (State)--HistoryAfrican Americans--Genealogy--Handbooks, manuals, etcAfrican Americans--New York (State)--BiographyAfrican Americans--New York (State)--Social life and customsBurleigh, H. T. (Harry Thacker), 1866-1949Capitalists and financiers--New York (State)--BiographyFuller, Meta Warrick, 1877-1968Landowners--New York (State)--BiographyRestauranteurs--New York (State)--BiographySmith familySmith, William H. (William Henry), 1836-1923Trent family

Types of material

Baptismal certificatesDeedsGenealogiesPhotographsVital statistics recordsWills

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