Joseph S. Clark, Mayor of Philadelphia c. 1968

Title

Joseph S. Clark, Mayor of Philadelphia c. 1968

Subject

Clark, Joseph S.; Philadelphia. Mayor; Philadelphia (Pa.); Democratic Party (Pa.); United States. Congress.; United States. Congress (85th, 1st session : 1957). Senate

Description

Joseph S. Clark served as Mayor of Philadelphia from 1952 to 1956 and as United States Senator from Pennsylvania from 1957 to 1969. He was a part of the Democratic Party, and had a major impact of desegregating City Hall in the 1950s, hiring qualified Blacks such as Ralph Jones to offices previously unattainable by Blacks.

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Publisher

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

Date

c. 1968

Contributor

Olivier Loignon, Melanie Pezdirtz

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

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Citation

“Joseph S. Clark, Mayor of Philadelphia c. 1968,” Goin' North, accessed November 26, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/385.