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Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

East Winston Library

 
 
East Winston Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, October 20, 2016
1. East Winston Library Marker
Inscription.  In April of 1953, three African—American physicians and their wives, Dr. H. Darius and Laney Malloy, Dr. H. Rembert and Elaine Malloy, and Dr. J. Charles and Beatrice Jordan offered to the city a site for the new African-American branch library. The community celebrated the East Winston Branch Library's dedication on November 14, 1954. Librarian of Congress and North Carolina native L. Quincy Mumford delivered the keynote address. The East Winston Library was renamed the Malloy Jordan East Winston Heritage Center in 2004.
 
Erected by Winston-Salem Historic Marker Program.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is November 14, 1954.
 
Location. 36° 6.133′ N, 80° 13.86′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of North Cleveland Avenue and 7th Street, on the left when traveling north on North Cleveland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1110 7th Street, Winston Salem NC 27101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
East Winston Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, October 20, 2016
2. East Winston Library Marker
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distance of this marker. Kate Bitting Reynolds Memorial Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Winston Mutual Life Insurance Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winston-Salem Chapter of the Black Panther Party (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tobacco Unionism (approx. ¼ mile away); Phi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (approx. ¼ mile away); R.J.R. Labor Strikes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belews Street Neighborhood (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reynoldstown Historic District (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
East Winston Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, October 20, 2016
3. East Winston Library and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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