Standing through the Tests of Time

Pieces of our Past

Photo Gallery: Legal Documents
“The more you know of your history the more liberated you are.” — Maya Angelou
Harris (race listed as “M” for mulatto) and Emily Cole (3rd great grandparents) listed in the Census of 1870, the year that African Americans were first included in the United States Census
Dave Worthy, great-great grandfather, listed in the Census of 1880
Draft Card for Robert Cole, great grandfather
Draft Card for Will Worthy (great grandfather), who is listed as having been born July 4th
Hiram Cole, great-grandfather and son of Harris and Emily Cole, listed in the Census of 1900
Willie Ruth Cole Birth Certificate
Aunt Delores’s Diploma