PA-084 W.E.B. Du Bois (1868-1963)

Marker text: W.E.B. DU BOIS (1868-1963)

African American scholar, educator, and activist. A founder of the NAACP. From 1896-1897, he lived in the College Settlement House at 617 Carver (Rodman) St. while collecting data for his classic study, published in 1899, "The Philadelphia Negro."

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1995

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