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Father Divine, formerly known as George Baker Jr., is believed to have been born around 1879 in Rockville, Maryland. While the early life of his father, George Baker Sr., is unclear, his mother, Nancy, had previously been a slave. After leaving Rockville around 1899, he noticed that African American churches were often not socially active and decided that the influence of the church could be used to enact social change. After years as an itinerate preacher, he settled in New York during World Wa...
C. W. (Curt W.) Wagner, the father of Robert Wagner, was born in Germany ca. 1889 and immigrated to the United States in 1906. A baker by trade, he was at various times in his career a baker for the Karluk, Alaska, fish hatchery, a cook for the Alaska Railroad, and the proprietor or coproprietor of a restaurant and lunch counter in San Francisco and a bakery in Los Banos, California. In Fairbanks, Alaska, he was proprietor of the North Pole Bakery in the 1930s. From the description o...
Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...
African American educational administrator and advocate. From the description of Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988 (bulk 1965-1988). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132581 African American educator. From the description of Papers, 1861-1988 (bulk 1965-1988). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28424351 College president. From the description of Reminiscences of Frederick Douglass Patterson : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the ...