Letter: James H. Preston to J. G. Schmidlapp, March 5, 1917
@ Baltimore-Washington Conference Archives, Lovely Lane United Methodist Church, Baltimore, Maryland
DescriptionLetter dated March 5, 1917 from James H. Preston, Mayor of the City of Baltimore, to J. G. Schmidlapp, a philanthropic businessman with an interest in improving housing for African Americans. Schmidlapp had assisted in building 400 homes for African-Americans in the Washington Terrace neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio, where he had made his fortune. (For background, see items gojg364 to gojg366.)
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