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Christian-Street-YMCA-CH u.jpg
This YMCA on Christian Street--the Philadelphia Y that was not segregated--was a popular place to stay for locals and newcomers to the city.

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Newspaper advertisement for rooms to be rented including Christian, Masters, and Locust Streets, among others.

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The Christian Street Y.M.C.A. was a popular organization amongst African Americans, and was an integrated organization. The main offices of the Y.M.C.A. thought I. Max Martin should not attend a conference at the Hershey Hotel in Hershey, PA becauseā€¦

Real Estate.pdf
This newspaper article details how black Philadephians now own more than eight million dollars worth of property. This has increased from one million dollars over the past 18 years, due to the Great Migration. Additionally, the article detailsā€¦
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