Solomon James Johnson (1842? - 1885) was a forerunner, a barber for President Abraham Lincoln, and one of the first African- American clerks in the U.S. Treasury Department from 1864-1885. This collection consists of photographs, personal documents, letters to and from Solomon James Johnson, and letters of recommendation from government officials. The material covers the years from his birth in 1844 to his death in 1885.
Staff, MSRC, "JOHNSON, SOLOMON JAMES" (2015). Manuscript Division. 107.