Colored Citizens Club (Trustee, Desmore Grantham)
Colored Citizens Club Receives Charter Reaffirming the purposes for which t. wac pst.ahlished parlv thk vear the Colored Citizens club last night re- re- reived its charter from Judge John H. j Diefenderfer at a community meeting; an-held in its headquarters at 390 Union St. ! a-w. a-w. a-w. oik mwir ,. n memberwarorgzed1 gHlnfiPQn1i?nthpeSrn1Hi twin-neighborliness among the colored; people of Allentown and its immediate environs to foster and encourage their active participation in civic af-, af-, af-, fairs and their support of community projects; and to improve their living conditions Commending the group on the manner in which it is seeking to advance advance the general welfare of the colored colored residents of the community Judge Diefenderfer pointed to the long-felt long-felt long-felt need for such an organization and urged that it always seek to hold - i j. ::irto i Attorney Hot L Snyder who 'nS ftp Hh in rttiin&ff charter So pointed to theS for Se organization and mhaSS Us objectives. i As he accepted the document. Har-' Har-' Har-' ry A. Portlock, president of the club, , pledged that it would maintain its : objectives and seek to become a group that would constantly be of assistance in the betterment of the community. William Burk presided at the meet-ifice meet-ifice in. An open house followed thejin nrncrram program. 1 President Portlock include William Burk, vice president; Harry Parker, secretary; Hamp Webb, treasurer; William Burk, Eugene Ransom, William William Carter, William Harrison, Des-mo Des-mo Des-mo Grantham, ' Baker Morris and Peter Brantly, trustees.