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Winston-Salem in Forsyth County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

East Winston Library

 
 
East Winston Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, October 20, 2016
1. East Winston Library Marker
Inscription. In April of 1953, three African—American physicians and their wives, Dr. H. Darius and Laney Malloy, Dr. H. Rembert and Elaine Malloy, and Dr. J. Charles and Beatrice Jordan offered to the city a site for the new African-American branch library. The community celebrated the East Winston Branch Library's dedication on November 14, 1954. Librarian of Congress and North Carolina native L. Quincy Mumford delivered the keynote address. The East Winston Library was renamed the Malloy Jordan East Winston Heritage Center in 2004.
 
Erected by Winston-Salem Historic Marker Program.
 
Location. 36° 6.133′ N, 80° 13.86′ W. Marker is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in Forsyth County. Marker is at the intersection of North Cleveland Avenue and 7th Street, on the left when traveling north on North Cleveland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1110 7th Street, Winston Salem NC 27101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kate Bitting Reynolds Memorial Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Winston Mutual Life Insurance Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winston-Salem Chapter Of The Black Panther Party
East Winston Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, October 20, 2016
2. East Winston Library Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Tobacco Unionism (approx. ¼ mile away); R.J.R. Labor Strikes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belews Street Neighborhood (approx. 0.4 miles away); Reynoldstown Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Depot Street Graded School Site (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winston-Salem.
 
Categories. African AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducation
 
East Winston Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, October 20, 2016
3. East Winston Library and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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