My Black History Month: Grandpa Dock Walker

February 10th

On the 1900 U.S. Census my Great Grandpa Dock went from not being able to read and write and 10 years later according to the 1910 U.S. Census he was able to read and write. Grandpa Dock was mentioned a few times in The Baldwin Times “Honor Roll” section of the paper for either having subscribed or renewed their subscription. I just think it was cool to see Grandpa Dock going from not being able to read or write to having a newspaper subscription.

12 Oct 1950 The Baldwin Times

Sources:

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30503983/the-baldwin-times/

Year: 1900; Census Place: Sibleys Mill, Baldwin, Alabama; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0004; FHL microfilm: 1240001

Year: 1910; Census Place: Stapleton and Ducks, Baldwin, Alabama; Roll: T624_1; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0007; FHL microfilm: 1374014

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