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W.E.B. Du Bois

 
 
W.E.B. Du Bois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. W.E.B. Du Bois Marker
Inscription. African American scholar, educator, and activist. A founder of NAACP. In 1896-97 he lived in the College Settlement at 617 Carver (Rodman) St. while collecting data for his classic study, published in 1899. "The Philadelphia Negro."
 
Erected 1995 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.549′ N, 75° 9.136′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of South 6th Street and Rodman Street on South 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lombard Street Riot (within shouting distance of this marker); Free African Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mother Bethel (about 300 feet away); Francis Johnson (about 500 feet away); A.M.E. Book Concern (about 600 feet away); Blackwell House (about 600 feet away); Henry L. Phillips (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsEducation
 
W.E.B. Du Bois Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. W.E.B. Du Bois Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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