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Universal Negro Improvement Association

 
 
Universal Negro Improvement Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. Universal Negro Improvement Association Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1917 by Marcus Garvey, this movement inspired African-American pride. It encouraged self-reliance, spread news of interest to Blacks, and urged them to establish nationhood in Africa.
 
Erected 1992 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.754′ N, 75° 9.688′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Cecil B. Moore Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1609-11 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Siegmund Lubin (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Opportunities Industrialization Centers (approx. mile away); Jessie Redmon Fauset (approx. mile away); Freedom Theatre (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Legendary Blue Horizon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Church of the Advocate (approx. half a mile away); The Philadelpha Pyramid Club (approx. half a mile away); Berean Institute (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. African Americans
 
Universal Negro Improvement Association Building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. Universal Negro Improvement Association Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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