Baltimore Afro American in Baltimore, Maryland
8 Jul 1961

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Baltimore Afro American in Baltimore, Maryland
8 Jul 1961

Read an issue on 8 Jul 1961 in Baltimore, Maryland and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Baltimore Afro American.

Browse Baltimore Afro American

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 8 Jul 1961 Baltimore Afro American in Baltimore, Maryland. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Get started for free with a 7 day trial.

Baltimore Afro American (Newspaper) - July 08, 1961, Baltimore, Maryland Anyone can win Krot Kash contest Story in column i Blue Streak i to 0 n in Erica by # 69th year no. Too copyrighted Psi by afro american co. For All Materia it. Previously printed in the current Nau Onel edition Baltimore md., july 8, 1961 11 la a i i 28 pages 15 cents a Money % Well read this there to excitement fun and fabulous Cash prizes ahead for afro readers. They All form a part of the afro to Brand new crazy hash contest which gets under Way on tuesday july la. Open to All readers of the afro the contest. Offers three different was to become a Winner. Hebe s How the contest will work in each Issue tuesday and Friday the afro will publish the serial numbers of five 5 $1 Bills. If you have a $1 Bill with the com. Flete serial number which corresponds to any one of those listed in the current edition of the afro bring it to the afro office and claim your Reward. One colossal Krafcyk rash Bill will be Worth $25. The other four 4 crazy rash Cross burned at Home of a act head a. A Montgomery county to. Racial woes were compounded a tuesday night,.jul.y-4-As-Van dais burned a Cross on the Lawn hemp of a cd and. Mrs. Adolph Williams of 32211 Connecticut ave., Silver Spring my. Mrs. Williams who is president of the Montgomery county a act Branch and Lier husband or. Adolph d. Williams a practising dentist recently moved from Rockville md., to the previously All White neighbourhood in Silver Spring a the Cross burning which occurred Between to and la tuesday night while the couple and their two children were out was the. Second incident in As Many Davs directed at the couple. Tlle first incident was the placing of a Hangman to noose on the Windshield of the couple to car the night be fore. Mrs. Williams shaken by the series of events told the continued on Page 13 Bills will be Worth $10 each. A i i i even if you done to have the Bill you can still be a Winner and Here to How if the four 4 numbers on your automobile License tag correspond in sequence to any four 4. Consecutive numbers found in the Dollar serial numbers published in the afro bring your registration card to the afro office and collect $2.50. You do not need the winning Bill to be an Auto tag-w1nner. A � now Here to the third Way you can become a Winner it any six 6 numbers on your social Security card correspond Iii sequence to any six 6 consecutive numbers in the Dollar Bill serial numbers published in the afro you May collect $5 in Cash. You 0.0 not need the winning to be a social Security Winner. To qualify As winners afro readers must 1. Bring in copy of afro containing crazy rash number. F 2. Produce the Dollar Bill or License registration card or social Security card. 3. Present any one or All of these three 3 items at the afro Zoffke 628 n. Eutaw Street by 12 noon Mon Day for serial number roof gearing in the Friday editions and by 12 noon thursday for those numbers appearing in the tuesday Edi tins. # the crazy rash a Dollar Bills will be put in circulation on tuesday so be on the Lookout for them. The Man who will be handling the Bills is the afro to or. Greenback so watch for him. Remember that in order to keep up with the numbers of the crazy Kash Bills you Wilt have to read each and every edition of Quot a eth afro. Only in to afro will you find the numbers that can mean real Money to you. The game is going to be a great Deal of fun so get on the bandwagon and join in with the rest of your friends. 4 inside Harlem funeral slated t for Bishop r. C. Lawson new York funeral services Are scheduled to be held today. Friday at la . At Harlem to Refuge Temple. Chur ii of our lord Jesus Christ of the apostolic Faith. � Bishop Lawson head of the denomination which claims a membership of 70.000 in 125 churches scattered throughout the United states and four be reign countries died sunday at 10 35 . At Sydenham Hospital. He was 78 years old and had entered the Hospital two Days earlier on Friday. I $ i he is survived by his widow mrs. Evelyn k. Lawson three sons Robert to Lawson jr., William Nathaniel Lawson and David Lawson and two daughters. Meatta and Jeptha Hlyn Lawson. Quot Bishop Lawson a native of new Iberia. La., was a graduate of the american Bible College and of the Virginia theological Seminary at Lynchburg. He was the Holder of Ani honorary doctor of divinity from Virginia Seminary and was decorated by emperor a Maili Selassie of Ethiopia in 1934. It in addition .to.�? Temple the denomination s Mother Church located at 124th st.-, and 7th ?t, in Harlem the denomination also has churches Iii most a Tea j. For american cities As Well As in the dominican Republic West Africa the West indies and England. The Church to holdings include a Bible College school for underprivileged children Book publishing company real estate corporation and a cemetery at Poughkeepsie ., where Bishop Lawson will be buried following today to funeral service., Bishop Smallwood e. Williams of Washington to Bible Way Church a1 former associate of Bishop Lawson left the capital thursday afternoon logo to new York to attend the funeral. Bishop Lawson resided with his family at 1424 Park Lane Pelham Manor A is to losing its hold on the american viewing Public Baltimore s summer schools have changed feature Page a latest reports on the afro to annual clean. Block Campaign. Page 7 a both Mother and of ther Wear uniforms in this household. Page 28 arrest made in death or Man who defended wife to Honor. Page 28 % a rites set for Rev. V. V. K. Stokes retired pastor or Trinity Baptist Church Page 6 a or. Jackson denies Hes anti riders Washington i. Or. A Joseph h. Jackson one of the contending presidents of the National Baptist convention a denied state posing Freedom riders. A somebody created �? i did no to say and then wrote an editorial about it a he told listeners monday night at a Baptist sponsored rally for Equality at it. Airy Church. Or. Jackson said. Quot the National Baptist convention is committed to the program of civil rights. The convention is spending thousands of dollars in the ?� baptists purchased 104 acres of farm land and two tractors to Aid farm families who were ejected by landlords in Fayelee and Haywood counties tenn., he said. A it a fall of us have the same purpose . Citizenship or. Jackson stated. A owe Arentt going to Stop our struggle. Since i have been a minister in the continued on Page 13 Reeves also loses while House Job Washington Pierre Salinger press Secretary at the White House said thursday that Frank i. Reeves went off tile payroll As special presidential assist ant at the White houses of wednesday july 5th. Or. Reeves Hod been non mated As Washington to first coloured District commissioner. However the nomination was withdrawn when it was revealed that several tax liens had been filed against him and he was involved in financial dealings with a wholesale liquor Calor. Arson of Blaze cause plagued by internal strife the new Antioch Baptist Church suffered a severe set Back thursday morning when a mysterious fire gutted the Church and parsonage at Eden and Hoffman Sis. At afro press time. The arson squad was still investigating the four alarm Blaze. The fire broke out six hours and 55 minutes after the Church had voted to oust the Rev. No than Fulton. The Rev. Or. Fulton had been pastor at Antioch since -1957. A in his place wednesday night the Church voted 53 to 9 to install the Rev. William Chambers former assistant pastor. the latest development in the internal affairs of the Church which reached circuit court on june to when a petition was filed asking for an injunction against Tho Church. A it was filed by the Rev. Or. Fulton and five Church officials. The five officials listed arc Joseph j. Adams chairman of the trustee Board Eustace Thornton James Young Leon Moring and Charlie Moring members of the Board of trustees. The Bill of complaint was directed against Junius Tanner of 1746 e. Preston st., chairman of the Deacon Board and Bernard Carnley of 237 n. Fulton ave. A of the Deacon Board. It asked that an injunction be issued against the defendants prohibiting them from ousting the Rcv or. Fulton from the ?t6 pulpit. Elk leaders Quot i was this arson a that pos Sibili of new Antioch Baptist Church at to has not been overlooked by fire Eden and Hoffman its. Looked thurs and police department officials. This Day after it was damaged by a myst Cri was the Way the exterior and Interior Ous firc. A act will open 52nd annual meeting on monday a a by Ralph Matthews a Philadelphia the Philadelphia Branch a act which plays Host to before the opening of the vital dispatch from the fir session to insure a smoothing inc a a convention. A at Lac j is Aois convention Wilt take a Day the 52nd annual convention win occupy an entirely of off Vily it discussion and special re a Pecia Freedom ports when the association rain an. A to washing meets Here according to the it Crystal Clear announcement made by or. A. Congress and the administration that there must be action now on civil rights legislation. Suffer food poisoning food poisoning felled three prominent Baltimore Elk leaders on july 4. Or. Bernard Harris sr., Well known physician and president of tri state elks Charles a mouse Dorsey District Deputy grand exalted ruler and Bernard Chick Ralph retired teacher and Elk Hoard member were the victims. They were among Elk leaders from All Over the East const who attended the fraternal order s. Annual memorial Celebration at John Brown s graveside Iii Harper to ferry. . Also in attendance was a Busload of washingtonians including Frank Reeves Ilc. Democratic Leader and Veteran Elk Leader judge William clue Sliby. Quot tto is thought that the Ham and potato salad the Baltim oreans ate might i Gajc made them ill. A a t a the Poison victims were in route to Baltimore when. They became ill. They stopped at the elks Home in As announced ear heir therr Edmett -t and sum of the body beginning july to is in the Peculiar position of a family that is busting up on the eve that company is due to arrive. I John Morsell coordinator with frantic plans being a activities. Made to entertain the Host i tile morning and after of delegates expected to be noon sessions. Thursday pouring ii a it was disclosed that attorney James Baker Quot executive Secretary who july 13, covering t h e a act Battlefront will announcement of the special train transporting the delegates from the shrine of maned physician friends. Or. Ulysses Bourne or. And or. Izi uis e. Harmon. Baltimore who was visiting there. The stricken a leaders refused hospitalization instead insisted on awaiting continued on Page 13 the defendants answered this petition by filing a statement. With. The court on june 20 in which they stated Quot at a meeting of the Church members june 19, it was an overwhelming majority vote of members hat he the pastor and the a congregation a can no longer agree and the Church Bas failed to continue to improve and the Rev. Or. Fulton is no longer to serve As ?� the minister answered this on june -24 by filing and amended suit which charged shul the defendants and attempted to Call a meeting to vote him the Rev. Or. Fulton out of office and that they had no authority to Call such a meeting. Judge Michael j. Manley then ordered the defendants to show cause withing Days Why the Relief asked by the Rev. Or. Fulton should not be granted. The amended suit had not been answered As of thursday. Among other a allegations made by the minister in his continued on Page 2 to Uultt Wisun a Jiw five major sectors the Liberty Bel to urn scat has been away from his of-1 of the Baule and focus the j 11. Nah0il e�"�m1 Tice a duo to illness Quot fir the i spotlight on a act pro Quot j ,. Past week has actually re Grams and achievements. Signed his Post. Rumours that local presi. Dent. Leon Higginbotham had also stepped out were c the conflict areas will be voting jobs schools Public accommodations and housing. Reports will come from Sponic a act Leader Roy Wilkins said this week. The association has arranged with the Pennsylvania Railroad to run i h e special train that will leave the 30th Street station at 8 30 ., leaving washing or. Morsell Ofril a a Quot he r Lurn a Quot Al emphatically denied but the a act units across the a impression that the Branch lion North South East and is torn with dissension could far West. Not be suppressed. It was the Hope of Many i. We Ilavu Miu win be no a to. Round trin birr i that internal matters would asked to a think of himself up c p be cleared up sufficiently As a messenger bringing a continued on Page 2 ill afro classified ads work wonders a a Many times each week a Job is found a Home a sold a car bought a lost article recovered in response to an afro _ place a Low Cost Quick action. And a r just phone . 5-6015 attacks miss. Vote bars or. Nathan Pitts named to Federal education Post Washington the Justice department charged thursday that coloured citizens had been de a priv cd of their voting rights in two Mississippi counties and asked that Federal court injunction be issued Banning alleged discrimination in voting registrations. Attorney general Robert f. Kennedy said the two counties Are Clarke and for rest. The registrars o the counties and the state of Mississippi were named As defendants in the suits filed in the Federal District court for lie Southern District of Mississippi. A i i in the Clarke county Case filed we Meridian the department charged that a Quot coloured citizens have not Quot a been permitted to Register Quot a and that none is registered. The registrar named As a defendant is a. L. Ramsey of Quitman. The action against Forrest county filed in Hattiesburg charged that coloured rest dents have been delayed. Discouraged or refused a i % cd in a i their attempts to Register. The registrar named As a defendant is theron c. Lynd. Forrest. V i a a majority of the 22.431 eligible White citizens in for Quot rest county a amp registered to Vole but Only. 25 of the 7.495 coloured citizens Art registered or. Kennedy said in Clarke county a sub Stantial majority a of 6,072 White persons of voting age arc registered but none of 2.988 Del bed residents Are registered or. Kennedy said. United states commissioner of education Sterling m. Mcqurin has announced the appointment of or. Nathan to a. Pitts of Coppin state College As program specialist in the office of education to International education division. In his new Post. Or. Bitts will be chiefly responsible for coordinating the office of education to participation in the technical assistance program of Ica. This will in a do. Nathan Pitts elude recruitment of education specialists and their orientation for duty overseas. Or. Pitts 48, has been an educator for More than 20 years. From 1938 to 1912 lie was principal of the Cardinal Gibbons Institute it i i g emd. After that he became instructor in North Carolina College. Durham from 1950 to. 1957 he was professor of social science. Coppin state teachers col loge after a two year absence during which he was teacher training adviser to the Ica Iran or. Pitts re Coppin As chairman of. The social science department. Re. Received the Els. J degree univer i sity. New Orleans in 1936. I in 1944. He recoiled the Mas i torts degree and in 1950 Thea ph.d., both from the Catholic University of America. Or. Pitts is married and lives with his wife and daughter at 2420 w. Lanvale St

Search All Newspapers in Baltimore, Maryland

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Baltimore Afro American Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Baltimore Afro American?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection

NewspaperArchive FAQs

Looking for more information? If you’re not ready to talk to a representative, here are some frequently asked questions to help you determine if institutional access to Newspaper Archive is for you and your institution.

Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!