(1879-1940)Publisher and editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, 1910-1940. He built it into a preeminent Black weekly, a strong voice for civil rights and economic empowerment. It had its headquarters here. Vann was special assistant to the United States Attorney General from 1933-1935.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 3:09am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 587557 N 4477879|
|Decimal Degrees||40.44696667, -79.96750000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 26.818', W 79° 58.05'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 26' 49.08" N, 79° 58' 3.00" W|
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|Area Code(s)||412, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2628 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15219, US|
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