Arch Social Club

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Early Physicians of Arch Social Club

DR. ROBERT LEE JACKSON (1894-1974) Chief of Surgery at Provident Hospital Robert Jackson was born in Birmingham, Alabama on Oct. 31 1894. He attended Atlanta and Walden University and graduated in 1921 from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. Dr. Jackson came to Baltimore City in 1922 and resided at 600 N. Arlington Avenue. He begin his general practice in as a resident surgeon at Provident Hospital. He was a Trustee Officer of the St. John AME Church. He was a member of the Arch Social Club, the Colored Democratic League and the N.A.A.C.P. Dr. Jackson later moved to his new home on 2504 Overland Ave. Dr. Jackson is credit…
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History in the making!

Welcome to the only definitive and official online voice of the Historic Arch Social Club. The Arch Social Club was casually founded in 1905 and officially incorporated on March 15, 1912. The club is very much a child of Baltimore’s brutally repressive racial environment. Black people at the dawn of the 20th century were savagely pushed to the political, social, cultural and economic margins by a combination of white folkways and state statutes. Out of necessity, African Americans sought collective survival in the construction of a parallel civil society.  Raymond A, Coates, Jeremiah S. Hill and Sam L Barney founded the Arch Social Club. It was dedicated to:  [T]he social, moral and…
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Early Physicians of Arch Social Club

DR. ROBERT LEE JACKSON (1894-1974) Chief of Surgery at Provident Hospital Robert Jackson was born in Birmingham, Alabama on Oct. 31 1894. He attended Atlanta and Walden University and graduated in 1921 from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. Dr. Jackson came to Baltimore City in 1922 and resided at 600 N. Arlington Avenue. He begin his general practice in as a resident surgeon at Provident Hospital. He was a Trustee Officer of the St. John AME Church. He was a member of the Arch Social Club, the Colored Democratic League and the N.A.A.C.P. Dr. Jackson later moved to his new home on 2504 Overland Ave. Dr. Jackson is credit…
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History in the making!

Welcome to the only definitive and official online voice of the Historic Arch Social Club. The Arch Social Club was casually founded in 1905 and officially incorporated on March 15, 1912. The club is very much a child of Baltimore’s brutally repressive racial environment. Black people at the dawn of the 20th century were savagely pushed to the political, social, cultural and economic margins by a combination of white folkways and state statutes. Out of necessity, African Americans sought collective survival in the construction of a parallel civil society.  Raymond A, Coates, Jeremiah S. Hill and Sam L Barney founded the Arch Social Club. It was dedicated to:  [T]he social, moral and…
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