"I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids--and I might even be said to possess a mind. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me."

 - Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man"

Historical

23rd Kansas Volunteers

Major George Ford's Unit iin the 23rd Kansas Volunteers.  For more information visit:...

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Mount Vernon Plantation 1937

A 1937 painting of the Mount Vernon Mansion (from the MVLA).  George Washington's father, Augustine Washington, built the home in 1734. George's older brother, Lawrence lived at...

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Registration Card

Registration Card of Dr. Cecil Bruce Ford.

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Letter to W.E.B. Du Bois

A letter dated in 1918 from George Ford to his friend, W.E.B. Du Bois.  Major Ford served on the Army Navy Committee with Dr. Du Bois in the Niagara Movement, the percursor to the NAACP....

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Library of Congress Maj. Ford and  President Theodore Roosevelt

Listing of letters written to and from Major George Ford and Theodore Roosevelt from the Library of Congress Manuscript Division for the personal papers of President Theodore Roosevelt.. You...

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Letter Maj. George Ford from Theodore Roosevelt

From the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.  A letter written to Major George Ford from Theodore Roosevelt. Addenda V24-P176

Maj. Geo. W. Ford, Fort Scott, Kansas...

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Library of Congress Maj. Ford and Theodore Roosevelt

Letter to Major George Ford from Theodore Roosevelt, dated July 9, 1900.  This is from the Library of Congress from archives Addena #V24-P424.

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Library of Congress June 30, 1900, page 1

Letter to Theodore Roosevelt from Major George Ford from the Library of Congress Manuscript Division of Theodore Roosevelt Collection Reel 6, page 1.

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Library of Congress June 30, 1900 page 2

Letter to Theodore Roosevelt from Maj. George Ford June 30, 1900.  Library of Congress Manuscript Division for papers of Theodore Roosevelt reel 6.

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Elise Allen Award

Plaque detailing Elise F. Allen receiving the African American Hall of Fame award in Journalism, 1991.

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