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The Maddox Family and Time Printers

Baltimore Black History

 
 
The Maddox Family and Time Printers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 12, 2017
1. The Maddox Family and Time Printers Marker
Inscription. Under the leadership of Booker T. Washington, Gabriel B. Mattox, Sr., set up the first print shop at Tuskagee Institute in Alabama. In 1907, Maddox migrated to Baltimore, where he opened a print shop on Druid Hill Avenue in West Baltimore. In 1954, Gabrielís sons, Frank and Albert, opened Time Printers on Fulton Avenue. The family-owned business moved to Warwick Avenue in 1986, where they have continued to serve West Baltimore residents through times of celebration and mourning.
 
Location. 39° 17.597′ N, 76° 38.943′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Payson Street. Touch for map. The marker is on a brick post at the entrance to a parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21223, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarence and Parren Mitchell (a few steps from this marker); The Arabbers (a few steps from this marker); Mother Lange and the Oblate Sisters of Providence (a few steps from this marker); Lucille Clifton (a few steps from this marker); The Royal Theater & Pennsylvania Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Violet Hill Whyte: Baltimoreís Lady Law
The Maddox Family and Time Printers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, February 12, 2017
2. The Maddox Family and Time Printers Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Murphy Family and The Afro-American (within shouting distance of this marker); William “Little Willie” Adams and Victorine Quille Adams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Categories. African AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 143 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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