Booker T. Washington collection 1897-1915
The Bradford Club held its inaugural meeting in New York City on October 24, 1859, for the purpose of publishing informative volumes on topics related to American history. Its members included William Menzies, J. Carson Brevoort, Charles Congdon, Charles C. Moreau, and John B. Moreau. Menzies served as the club's president and John Moreau as its secretary. The club met periodically and published 8 books, each printed in a limited quantity and distributed among members and the club's subscribers. The Bradford Club dissolved on November 10, 1867.