Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Breaking the Back of Segregation
July 11, 1948
James Robertson, Maceo Howard, Morris Kalish, James Gross, Albert Blank, Jeanette Fine, Gloria Stewart, Mary Coffee, Mitzy Freishtat, Irvin Winkler, Stanley Askin, Louis Pinkney, Leonard Collidge, Royal Weaver, Warren Vestal, Marcus Moore, Regina Silverberg, Phillip Ennis, Leroy Matthews, William Carr, Issiah Rows, Delores Jackson, Two Juveniles, Charles Swan.
Created through the efforts of Charles L. Williams
Location. 39° 19.107′ N, 76° 38.791′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Pimlico Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21217, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Memorial Rose Garden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wagner (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Wallace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eli Siegel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Druid Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); These Citizens by Subscribing for the Park Stock in 1860 (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Sense of Sanctuary (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Memory of Harvey J. Burns, Jr. (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Regarding Breaking the Back of Segregation.
Also see . . . A Sense of Sanctuary. Another historical marker in Druid Hill Park, describing the events on this marker in more extensive detail. (Submitted on May 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
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