Dr. Ruth J. Jackson

Dr. Ruth J. Jackson (HMI00)

Location: Birmingham, AL 35203 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 30.936', W 86° 48.816'

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1898 - 1982

Dedicated to
Dr. Ruth J. Jackson
1898-1982

This woman of strength and vision graduated from the Poro School of Cosmetology, the first black registered school in the State of Alabama. At the vanguard of the Civil Rights Movement, she was unwavering in her devotion to the Birmingham Community. She inspired both children and adults to complete their education. Members of the Southern Beauty Congress and the Alabama Association of Modern Beauticians, Organizations to which she rendered valuable service, are privileged to honor her by presenting this bust to the City of Birmingham.
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 3:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517310 N 3708464
Decimal Degrees33.51560000, -86.81360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 30.936', W 86° 48.816'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 30' 56.16" N, 86° 48' 48.96" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1600-1698 5th Ave N, Birmingham AL 35203, US
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