HAMPTON, EARNEST, 1918-1961.
Earnest and Cynthia Sherman Hampton family papers,
Earnest and Cynthia Sherman Hampton family papers, circa 1909-1985
Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zcwx
Table of Contents
|Creator:||Hampton, Earnest, 1918-1961.|
|Title:||Earnest and Cynthia Sherman Hampton family papers, circa 1909-1985|
|Call Number:||Manuscript Collection No. 1078|
|Extent:||1 linear ft. (1 box), 1 oversized paper (OP), and 2 oversized bound volumes (OBV)|
|Abstract:||Papers of Earnest and Cynthia Sherman Hampton, an African American family from Atlanta, Georgia, including photograph albums, printed material and scrapbooks.|
|Language:||Materials entirely in English.|
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[after identification of item(s)], Earnest and Cynthia Sherman Hampton family papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Earnest Hampton (1918-1961) was an African American chauffeur from central Georgia, born to Cicero Hampton (1882-1958). Hampton, who served in World War II as a warrant officer, married Cynthia E. Sherman (1915-2007), a seamstress and underwriter. The Hamptons lived in Atlanta, Georgia.
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of the family papers of Earnest Hampton and his wife, Cynthia Sherman Hampton, circa 1909-1985. The collection includes photograph albums, printed material and scrapbooks. The photograph albums include Earnest's Hampton's World War II and family album, Cynthia Sherman's 1948 family album, and another Sherman family album.
- African Americans--Georgia.
- African American soldiers--Georgia.
- Armed Forces--Minorities.
- World War, 1939-1945--African Americans.