Photocopy of "The Negro Civic Congress of Lancaster County held in Lancaster County Court House, October 3rd and 4th 1918"
Photocopy of "The Negro Civic Congress of Lancaster County held in Lancaster County Court House, October 3rd and 4th 1918." The booklet includes background information about this civic congress of Blacks in Lancaster, a biography of Rev. F. T. M. Webster, program of events, committee and ladies' auxiliary members, pictures of speakers and Lancaster's Black leaders, advertising for local businesses, historical and statistical data, and distinguished Pennsylvanians.
The idea of this Civic Congress of Blacks in Lancaster was introduced by Rev. F. T. M. Webster, pastor of the Bethel A. M. E. Church, and received the overwhelming support of the community.
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MG-240, Series 2
MG-240, Series 2, Folder 16, Item 1
Added to database on 31 March 2022.
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