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Sherman Briscoe dead

Sherman Briscoe, age 72, died Sunday in Washington, D.C.

Briscoe was executive director of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a post he had held since 1970.

Born in Brunswick, Miss. on Dec. 15, 1908, Briscoe received his B.A. degree Summa Cum Laude from Southern University in 1931, and his M.A. degree from American University.

Briscoe's career began as a mathematics and chemistry teacher.

He was the national news editor of The Chicago Defender from 1939 until 1941.

He joined the Department of Agriculture in 1941 and served there as a Pres Officer until 1969.

Briscoe is survived by his wife, Revella, [[text cut off]] three grandchildren. 
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Winnie Is Dead

Winston Craig, 59 years of age, died Sunday [[text cut off] 1979. He was known to all of Brooklyn as Winnie.

Winnie had no children; however, he was a [[text cut off]] Hundreds of men and women in Bedford Stuy[[text cut off]] Heights, Bushwick and Queens are college graduates [[text cut off]] efforts.

It all began when he was appointed educational [[text cut off]] the Model Cities Program. It was his job to recr[[text cut off]] college. The statistics, at that time, indicated that [[text cut off] than 100 minority students in college in the whole [[text cut off]] area. From the hard work of Winnie, the number of [[text cut off]] to a thousand until few children who wanted to go [[text cut off]] not in college. There wasn't a high school in Brooklyn [[text cut off]] borough, that wasn't in close contact with him.

Winnie was a good friend, and a loyal friend. [[text cut off]] for many causes. Some of the organizations that [[text cut off]] Winnie's many endeavors were: the N.A.A.C.P. [[text cut off]] League, 100 Black Men, and various political clubs [[text cut off]] Catholic Church was also a beneficiary of his efforts.

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Nelson Jackson dies after illness

Nelson C. Jackson, of 165 Clinton Avenue, New Rochelle, New York, a former high ranking official with the National Urban League, died last Friday after a brief illness.

A memoria[[text cut off]] at the Presby[[text cut off]] Avenue at no[[text cut off]] pastor Dr. Donald [[text cut off]]

Jackson was a former associate executive director of the National Urban League and also served as Director of Community Services.

He first joined the League in 1946 as the [[text cut off]] Director after serving on the [[text cut off]] University School [[text cut off]]
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Eulogy for Rev. Sandy F. Ray 
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Edith Sampson, 1st Black Woman Elected to Bench in Illinois, Is Dead

By Joan Cook

Judge Edith Spurlock Sampson, 76 years old, the first black woman elected to the Illinois bench, died Monday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

The judge, who retired from the [[text cut off]] last year, was elected to the [[text cut off]] Circuit Court in 19[[text cut off]] 

Judge [[text cut off]] degree in 1925, she failed to pass the Illinois State bar examination.

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[[credit]] Associated Press 1963 [[/credit]]
[[caption]] Edith S. Sampson [[/caption]]

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There are no immediate survivor[[text cut off]] Services will be held this evening at [[text cut off]] in Chicago.
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Black Designed Mansions, Public and Commercial Structures and Development Homes 


Paul R. Williams, a prominent West Coast architect whose designs ranged from modest homes and lavish residence of film stars to courthouses and [[text cut off]] stores, died Wednesday in [[ text cut off]] in Los Angeles after a [[text cut off]] years old and had [[text cut off]]
[[credit]] The New York Times, 1960 [[/credit]]
[[caption]] Paul R. Williams [[/caption]]
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Berkeley G. Burrell Is Dead at 60; Head of a Black Business Group


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