Brooks (John Edward) Papers

John Brooks's Richmond Police Department portrait
John Brooks Richmond Police Department portrait, 1964, John Edward Brooks papers, MS 34, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

The John Edward Brooks papers includes correspondence, certificates, photographs, printed material, employment records related to Brooks' military service, employment as a police officer, and disability and equal employment claims. The papers are arranged into four series: biographical, employment records, printed material, and photographs. The bulk of the papers documents Brooks’ employment history, including his military service at Fort Lewis and in Germany, and also includes his applications for disability and equal employment claims.

Dates: circa 1924-1988
Collection number: MS 34
Creator: Brooks, John Edward.
Collection Size: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)

Guide to the John Edward Brooks Papers

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