Flyer, In Honor of Amos Scott

Title

Flyer, In Honor of Amos Scott

Subject

African-American politician; Amos Scott; Philadelphia, Pa. Magistrate

Description

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 votes, and 600 people were in attendance at this banquet, including Judges, Senators, and Representatives.

Creator

Douglass Building and Loan Association

Source

Ruth Wright Hayre Collection, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

December 1921

Contributor

Derek Duquette

Rights

Courtesy of Temple University Libraries

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

Hayre, RW Collection_MS011RH013_001.jpg


Citation

Douglass Building and Loan Association, “Flyer, In Honor of Amos Scott,” Goin' North, accessed March 2, 2024, http://goinnorth.org/items/show/33.