Citizens Republican Club 87 years old

Title

Citizens Republican Club 87 years old

Subject

Citizens Republican Club, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Harry Bass,

Description

The Citizens Republican Club is the oldest social organization in the city for African-American men. Founded in 1875 by Andrew Stevens, the members of the club were the elite of Black Philadelphia. 87 years later, in 1962 the club was still functioning in Philadelphia.

Creator

Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

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

Date

May 19, 1962

Contributor

Amanda Tuttle, Kaitlyn Sheeran

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community

Format

PDF

Type

text

Original Format

Paper

Files

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Citation

Philadelphia Tribune, “Citizens Republican Club 87 years old,” Goin' North, accessed February 1, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/440.