Charles Ealy

Born in Mariana, Florida, Charles Ealy (1895-1990) lived and worked in Jacksonville before moving to Philadelphia to take a position with Citizens' & Southern Bank. In his 1985 interview, Ealy talks about the African-American banking industry and businesses in Philadelphia, his relationship with bank founder and president Major R.R. Wright Sr., the fall of Brown & Stevens Bank, the impact of the Great Depression on the banking industry, and his relationships with his depositors.

EXPLORE CHARLES EALY'S INTERVIEW»

Credits

Drew Blumenthal