Forrest White Woodard in White's Wander Inn, Philadelphia, PA

Title

Forrest White Woodard in White's Wander Inn, Philadelphia, PA

Subject

Forrest White Woodard; Wander Inn

Description

After moving to Philadelphia from the south in 1898, Forrest White Woodard moved from Virginia to Philadelphia in 1898. A professional gambler he was believed to be the wealthiest Black man in Philadelphia by the early 1930s.

Source

Charles Hardy Collection

Publisher

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

Date

c. 1932

Contributor

Stephanie Loeh, Dan Harlow

Rights

Courtesy of the Charles Hardy Collection

Format

JPEG

Type

Still Image

Files

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Citation

“Forrest White Woodard in White's Wander Inn, Philadelphia, PA,” Goin' North, accessed February 5, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/143.