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Newspaper advertisement for rooms to be rented including Christian, Masters, and Locust Streets, among others.

A photograph of political figure Marcus Garvey, taken August 5, 1924

The Citizens' and Southern Banking Company offers "Security! Service! Conservatism! Courtesy!" and is "the backbone of a great institution." This large advertisement for the bank tells the story of R.R. Wright Jr.'s migration North to Philadelphia…

The Philadelphia Tribune's photo supplement featuresCitizens' & Southern Banking Company, claiming it as the most "Progressive Financial Institution" and the "Finest Bank Building of the Race in the North." The pictorial features the president of…

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A photograph of Bishop R.R. Wright, Jr. an African American reverend, as well as a banking entrepreneur, an educator, a college president, a politician, and a civil rights advocate.

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A flyer encouraging attendance as the Philadelphia Association for the Protection of Colored Women lays the cornerstone for their new building. This event took place Sunday, April 13, 1924, at 1504 Catharine Street. The Masonic Band, under direction…
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