Sunday, June 5, 2011

Re-Establishing Alexandria's NAACP Branch

Though the first Alexandria Branch of the NAACP was established in 1919, it became inactive. In 1933, another application for charter was submitted and accepted. Like the earlier one, the members' names were followed by their address and occupation.

Alexandria Branch Charter Application Cover
Branch Files, Records of the NAACP, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C

This transcribed list of charter members is sorted alphabetically by last name.

First & MiddleLast NameTitleAddressOccupation
Edith L.AllenMrs.612 South Washington StreetTeacher
James J.Allen612 South Washington StreetInsurance Agent
T.N.AustinRev.614 South Washington StreetMinister
Leon C.Baltimore600 South Washington StreetTeacher
WilliamBaton708 Pendleton StreetWaiter
LouiseBeckhamMrs.709 Wolfe StreetHouse wife
Henry C.Brooks725 South Fairfax StreetDecorator
Houstan G.BrooksSunny Side, AlexandriaDecorator
WalterButler613 South Alfred StreetEngineer
C.C.CampbellMrs.636 North Alfred StreetTeacher
Herbert G.Chissell521 South Royal StreetPhysican
HelenCoatesMrs.914 Queen StreetBeauty Culturist
HattieDarnellMiss115 South West StreetDressmaker
GeorgeDarnell115 South West StreetHotel Man
EuniceDiggsMiss218 Wolfe StreetElevator Operator
Oswald D.Durant708 Pendleton StreetPhysican
Helen J.DurantMrs.708 Pendleton StreetCooking Teacher
EarlEdwards608 North Alfred StreetSexton
Wesley D.Elam126 North West StreetPrincipal
Margaret E.EvansMrs.115 South West StreetHairdresser
MiltonFranklin623 South Alfred StreetR.R. Fireman
KatieFranklinMrs.623 South Alfred StreetHousewife
Gertrude C.FrazierMrs.803 South Fairfax StreetProofreader
JamesHenderson710 Pendleton StreetInsurance Agent
W.T.Henry521 North Henry StreetCleaner
Dan S.HollingaAlexandria Chamber of CommerceManager
James T.Holmes803 Gibbon StreetBricklayer
CorinaJacksonMrs.521 North Henry StreetBaker
WashingtonJackson331 North Payne StreetBusiness Man
FairfaxJackson1008 Oronoco StreetStore Keeper
J.W.Jackson521 North Henry StreetBaker
AlbertJohnson814 Duke StreetPhysican
LloydLewis300 North Fayette StreetUndertaker
Edward P.Lovett615 F Street NW, WashingtonLawyer
Susie PennMaddenMrs.128 North West StreetTeacher
JohnMartin523 Gibbon StreetShoe maker
SarahMilesMrs.208 North Payne StreetMaid
Alma P.MurrayMrs.124 North West StreetTeacher
HenryMurray124 North West StreetWaiter
EstherNealMrs.618 North Alfred StreetHouse keeper
ArthurPeelerMrs.1021 Queen StreetHouse wife
F. deLislePikeRev.Route 5, Box 186, SeminaryEpiscopal Minister
JohnRice708 Pendleton StreetWaiter
CecilRice708 Pendleton StreetWaiter
Nancy J.RobertsMiss417 South Alfred StreetHigh School Student
HerbertTancil1316 Prince StreetBarber
CoraTateMrs.616 South Washington StreetHousekeeper
RosierThompson510 South Pitt StreetMail Carrier
AnnaTownesMiss120 North West StreetMatron
SamuelTucker916 Queen StreetReal Estate Dealer
CeceliaTurnerMrs.201 South Payne StreetHousewife
SamuelTurner903 Princess StreetR.R. Fireman
George R.Turner201 South Payne StreetR.R. Fireman
WarrenWareSunny Side, AlexandriaMail Carrier
JamesWebsterRoute 5, Box 1, SeminarySalesman
DavidWhite125 South West StreetR.R. Fireman
CharlesWhiting914 Queen StreetBarber
WilliamWilson327 North Patrick StreetMessenger