Colored Citizens Club (Trustee, Desmore Grantham)

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Colored Citizens Club (Trustee, Desmore Grantham) - Colored Citizens Club Receives Charter...
Colored Citizens Club Receives Charter Reaffirming the purposes for which wac pst.ahlished parlv thk vear the 18th Citizens club last night re- a its charter from Judge John H. j therapeutic at a community meeting; The its headquarters at 390 Union nouncement ! board oik mwir ,. n iberger, SSSiSj"gW " the colored; j of Allentown and its immediate flexibility to foster and encourage b active participation in civic af-, maxim'um fairs and their support of community tr'fnrm projects; and to improve their living transiormers. Tne Commending the group on the manner in which it is seeking to advance the general welfare of the colored residents of the community Judge Diefenderfer pointed to the long-felt need for such an organization and urged that it always seek to hold i j. ::irto i UUC-UUill Hot L Snyder who wood ftp Hh in rttiin&ff thHTUe So pointed to theS for Plied organization and mhaSS Us W i The he accepted the document. Har-' chased A. Portlock, president of the club, , Picker that it would maintain its : A and seek to become a group added would constantly be of assistance of the betterment of the community. General Burk presided at the meet-ifice An open house followed thejin connection serves program. 1 .,. President Portlock include William Burk, vice president; Harry Parker, secretary; Hamp Webb, treasurer; William Burk, Eugene Ransom, William Carter, William Harrison, Des-mo Grantham, ' Baker Morris and Peter Brantly, trustees.

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  1. The Morning Call,
  2. 23 Aug 1946, Fri,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 5

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  • Colored Citizens Club (Trustee, Desmore Grantham)

    Wm_Bruce – 05 Sep 2017