On this day in history, FRI SEPT. 1968, Scranton was in debate over race. Fair housing legislations and introducing a Black History curriculum into the school district were hot topics.
Photograph featured in the Journal of Negro Life, 1930 Louise Tanner Brown was a born in Beaver, Pa in 1883. Grew up in Pittsburgh, and later moved to Scranton while her father Rev. Richard Tanner was a pastor at Bethel AME Church. Mrs. Brown lived her life in Scranton as successful businesswoman, early activist in [...]
TODAY IN WOMEN'S HISTORY: Mrs. Clarence Bergen discusses "The Role of Negro Women in American Life" 1951