Sargent Roy & Tracy Cosey Collection
Identifier: MSS 0072
The Sargent Roy & Tracy Cosey Collection contains several artifacts including a identification card from 1933, a dog tag and name badge from the Harris County Sheriff's Department. This small collection, documents the existence and role of black law enforcement in the Houston area.
- 1933, 1965
Language of Materials
This collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Sargent Roy & Tracy Cosey Collection African American Library at the Gregory School or the appropriate copyright.
Biographical / Historical
Roy Cosey was a Sargent in Harris County Sheriff department during the 1960s. Cosey was born August 2, 1933, in Harris County, Texas to William Cosey and Serena Hayes. While little is known about his life, his family resided in Houston's fourth ward for an unknown period. He was an Army Private during the Korean War, specific details surrounding his military service are unknown. He died on April 24, 1999 and is buried in the Houston National cemetery.
.25 Linear Feet (1)
This collection is arranged by format.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Angela Nolan, 2011.
Processed by Sheena Wilson on September 14, 2018.
- Sargent Roy & Tracy Cosey Collection
- Sheena Wilson
- September 2018
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