Julia Simpson Scrapbooks

Julia Gants Simpson  (b. 1912) was an African-American woman born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Mildred Braggs Gants. Her grandmother was Henrietta Braggs who worked as a maid and cook for the Wentworth Marshall family of Shaker Heights, Ohio. The collection consists of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and programs that document African-American history in Cleveland, Ohio, and the United States.