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Photographic Portrait of Reverend R. C. Ransom--an African American Reverend and an editor of A. M. E. Review in Philadelphia during the Great Migration.

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Richard Robert Wright Sr. decided to open up his own bank in 1921 after moving to Philadelphia. At the time of creating The Citizen's & Southern Bank and Trust Company, it was the only African-American owned bank in the North and the first African…

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The Citizen's & Southern Bank and Trust Company was founded in 1921. At its founding, it was the only African-American owned bank in the North and the first African American Trust.

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The Citizens' and Southern Bank and Trust Company was founded in 1921. At its founding, it was the only African-American owned bank in the North and the first African American Trust.

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The Citizens' and Southern Bank and Trust Company was founded in 1921. At its founding, it was the only African-American owned bank in the North and the first African American Trust.

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The Citizen's & Southern Bank and Trust Company was founded in 1921. At its founding, it was the only African-American owned bank in the North and the first African American Trust.

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In 1922, the Philadelphia Division of the Universal Negro Improvement Association would hold meetings at the Salem Baptist Church at the corner of 12th and Bainbridge Street. The President at that time was L.A. Francis, and the Lady President was…

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In 1922, the Philadelphia Division of UNIA held meetings at the Salem Baptist Church on the corner of 12th and Bainbridge Street. The President at that time was the Honorable L.A. Francis, and the Lady President was Estella Matthews.

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In this pamphlet there is a letter to UNIA from Marcus Garvey, urging the Philadelphia Division to act decisively to ensure the future of the African-American in the area, and encouraging the recruitment of many more members. This movement to recruit…

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A flyer encouraging attendance as the Philadelphia Association for the Protection of Colored Women lays the cornerstone for their new building. This event took place Sunday, April 13, 1924, at 1504 Catharine Street. The Masonic Band, under direction…

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This flyer was for an event held in honor of Amos M. Scott, the first colored magistrate of Philadelphia. This event was held on Thursday evening, December 8, 1921, at Roosevelt Hall (5724 Vine Street). Scott won the election by a majority of 60,000…

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This flyer refers to a meeting that took place on November 18, 1927 at Thermoplyae Baptist Church regarding the imprisonment of Jake Walker at the Eastern Penitentiary. The NAACP held the meeting, with attorney Herbert E. Millen, Mrs. Anna P. Gayle,…

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Side one of an invitation from the SJM Brock Building and Loan Association to invest in shares for an entrance fee of twenty-five cents per share and monthly payments of one-dollar per share. The invitation provides information on borrowing from your…

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Side two of an invitation from SJM Brock Building and Loan Association to invest in shares. This document lists the names of the president of the bank in 1920, Arthur J. King, the vice president, Alonzo Taylor, the secretary, James A. Creditt, the…

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The front page of a flyer for the Douglass Building and Loan Association advertising the start of a new series on June 2, 1920 and meetings on the first Wednesday of each month. Building and Loan Associations are depository financial institutions…

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A flyer for Good Neighbor League, Inc., advertising a political event held at the Roi Davis Auditorium in Toledo, Ohio on October 14, 1936 at 8:15 PM. The guest speakers presented in the flyer are Joel E. Springarn, who spoke on the subject, "As a…

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A photograph of Bishop R.R. Wright, Jr. an African American reverend, as well as a banking entrepreneur, an educator, a college president, a politician, and a civil rights advocate.

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A flyer advertising the Douglas Building & Loan Association for potential new investors. The contents of the flyer detail the benefits new members have, such as money borrowing and house purchasing, courtesy of the company.
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