James Harvey, the last black Civil War soldier in America moved to Robbins,IL in 1892. He was born 1845 died in Robbins in
1945 at the age of 100. His son Wm Harvey was one of founding fathers of Robbins in 1917. A historic headstone now rest on the grave site of James Harvey at the historic Lincoln Cemetery near Robbins,IL.
Janet Harmon Bragg (1907-1993)
Janet was one of the 4 founders and builders
of the Historic 1931 Robbins All-Black Airport.
The First Black Airport in America w/Ground,
Air and Mechanical Aviation training classes
John C. Robinson (1903-1954) and
Cornelius R. Coffey (1903-1992)