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C. Delores Tucker

(1927 -2005)

 
 
C. Delores Tucker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
1. C. Delores Tucker Marker
Inscription. Civil rights leader and activist for women. She was the first African American Secretary of State in the nation. Lived here for 47 years. Spearheaded Commission on the Status of Women and championed the PA Equal Rights Amendment, policies on affirmative action, voter registration by mail and lowering the voting age to 18. Led a successful crusade critical of the music industry and lyrics demeaning to women, African Americans, and children.
 
Erected 2006 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.791′ N, 75° 11.554′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of McCallum Street and Lincoln Drive on McCallum Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sadie T.M. Alexander (approx. mile away); Upsala (approx. half a mile away); Germantown Meetinghouse (approx. half a mile away); The American Side of the Street (approx. half a mile away); The Delaware Regiment (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Germantown
C. Delores Tucker Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
2. C. Delores Tucker Residence
(approx. half a mile away); Cliveden (approx. 0.6 miles away); Connie Mack (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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C. Delores Tucker Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
3. C. Delores Tucker Residence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 174 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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