Washington Bee

Title

Washington Bee

Subject

Community and Culture, Community Activism and Self-Determination

Creator

Courtesy of Readex: America's Historical Newspapers

Source

"Falls Church Gleanings," Washington Bee, September 10, 1921, 5

Date

1921

Text

Nearly one thousand persons attended the picnic held at the new Colored Fair Grounds, which are situated near West Falls Church, Labor Day. The picnic was under the auspices of the G. U. O. of Odd Fellows of Merrifield for the purpose of obtaining funds to pay off an indebtedness.

Collection

Citation

Courtesy of Readex: America's Historical Newspapers , “Washington Bee ,” 100 Years Black Falls Church, accessed January 19, 2018, http://thecourtyardbrewery.com/items/show/546.

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