Rare African-american Group Photo Of The Ymca Montclair, New Jersey Branch 1930s For Sale
RARE African-American Group Photo of the YMCA Montclair, New Jersey Branch 1930s. Signed by the photographer in bottom lower right of photo. This ORIGINAL photo is mounted on board. Actual photo measures 6 1/2x 8 3/4 inches. Board measures 10 x 12 inches with some wear. The actual photo is in very good condition.The Washington Street Branch YMCA was built in 1917 and was made possible through the generosity of the local citizens, and especially with the aid of the Julius Rosenwald Fund which.The Washington Street Branch was one of the few complete buildings for colored youth in the United States and served as a model of inspiration for other communities.Among the national and internationally known leaders who have appeared as guest speakers in behalf of YMCA work with African-American men and boys in the Town Of Montclair has been Booker t. Washington, founder of Tuskegee Institute, Dr. Mordecai W. Johnson, president of Howard University, Dr. Benjamin Mays, president of Moorehouse College, Jackie Robinson, first African-American to play baseball in the major leagues.” PLEASE CHECK OUT MY OTHER sales.
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Rare African-american Group Photo Of The Ymca Montclair, New Jersey Branch 1930s: $100