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Martin Obit Clip.JPG
The obituary from the Philadelphia Tribune documents the major accomplishments of Mr. Isadore Martin. Mr. Martin founded Isadore Martin Inc., Realtor, which was a predominately African American realtor, and was carried on by his son, I. Maximilian…

Hotel Dale Advertisement.JPG
The advertisement promotes the Hotel Dale, owned and operated by Mr. E. W. Dale, of Cape May, and promoted by a number of prominent African American men from the Philadelphia area. The Hotel Dale was not segregated, and was described by Maximilian…

Isadore Martin Photo.JPG
This photograph, which ran in the Philadelphia Tribune, of West Philadelphia N.A.A.C.P. shows President Preston Savage's acceptance of a $500 Life Membership check from Isadore Martin. Martin was formally the Philadelphia N.A.A.C.P. President, and…

Max Martin Yearbook Photo.jpg
Isadore Martin during or after his enrollment at the University of Pennsylvania

NAACP Drive Expected To Go Over The Top.pdf
This article explains that, after a great start, the N.A.A.C.P. membership campaign was expected to be a great success. The campaign ran from April 27th to May 12th, with an objective of gathering 2,500 members. The purpose of gathering these new…

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This Philadelphia Tribune article, written by C. E. Wells, documents the end to segregation at the Hog Island Ship-Yard. The article discusses the long time struggle of the Philadelphia N.A.A.C.P. to end segregation at the government run shipbuilding…

Crisis NAACP brnach presidents MArch 1922.png
Branch presidents of the the NAACP in 1922.
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