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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Creole Benevolent Society Association, Mobile, Alabama, 1861.

The Creole Benevolent Society Association was founded by "Creoles of Color", prior to the War Between the States. It's Officer's in 1861 were:

President - John A. Collins
Vice President - Lawrence Brue
Secretary - T. Barnard
Treasurer - Benjamin T. Collins

I did a radio show episode on Benigno Simon Calderon who was a member of The Creole Benevolent Society Association and who was a member of the Creole Fire Department (Mobile, Alabama) during the War Between The States. You can listen to that show by clicking on this link http://www.blogtalkradio.com/rosales-history-of-the-south/2010/12/01/rosales-history-of-the-south-show-3, I hope you enjoy it !

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