“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Jessie Redmon Fauset

Jessie Redmon Fauset Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 29, 2015
1. Jessie Redmon Fauset Marker
Inscription. Born to one of Philadelphia's old families. Literary editor, "The Crisis," 1919-26. A prolific writer of New Negro Renaissance fiction, she produced four full-length novels in addition to her poems and critical essays. She died here in 1961.
Erected 1993 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 58.97′ N, 75° 9.713′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on North 17th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1853 N 17th Street, Philadelphia PA 19121, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Church of the Advocate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Universal Negro Improvement Association (approx. mile away); Siegmund Lubin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Opportunities Industrialization Centers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pearl Bailey (approx. half a mile away); Freedom Theatre (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Legendary Blue Horizon (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baker Bowl National League Park (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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