Baltimore Black HistoryAs a young man, William Adams worked as a "numbers runner," then owner of Little Willie's Tavern. Eventually he emerged as West Baltimore's leading businessman and a major investor in black-owned businesses. In 1935, Adams married Victorine Quille. Over the next forty years, they became important community leaders. Vicotrine played a key role organizing black voters in the 1940's, served as the first African-American woman on the Baltimore City Council, and mentored a generation of black women in Maryland politics.
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|Date Added||Monday, February 20th, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 357686 N 4350610|
|Decimal Degrees||39.29318333, -76.65028333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.591', W 76° 39.017'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 35.46" N, 76° 39' 1.02" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 501-535 N Pulaski St, Baltimore MD 21223, US|
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