PA-129 Robert Mara Adger (1837-1910)

Marker text: Robert Mara Adger (1837-1910)
Businessman, activist, bibliophile lived here. Director, Philadelphia Building & Loan Assn., pioneering Black firm. Amassed and donated a major collection of rare books, pamphlets on Blacks, antislavery. Founded Afro-American Historical Society.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1992

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