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Union Local 274, American Federation of Musicians

 
 
Union Local 274, American Federation of Musicians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
1. Union Local 274, American Federation of Musicians Marker
Inscription. Chartered 1935 after African-American musicians were denied admission to Local 77. John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie were members. At its 1971 demise, it was last predominantly Black AFM local in U.S. Union office was here.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.374′ N, 75° 9.993′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on South Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 912 South Broad Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tindley Temple (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First African Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jack and Jill of America Foundation (approx. 0.2 miles away); John C. Asbury (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christian Street YMCA (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mercy Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dunbar Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gertrude E. H. Bustill Mossell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African AmericansLabor Unions
 
Union Local 274, American Federation of Musicians Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
2. Union Local 274, American Federation of Musicians Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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