James A. "Billboard" Jackson (1878-1960)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 40° 54.761 W 077° 46.575
18T E 266192 N 4532775
Quick Description: As editor at Billboard magazine, Jackson promoted black theater during the 1920s Harlem Renaissance.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 4/7/2020 11:35:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM129P8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
James A. "Billboard" Jackson (1878-1960)-A prominent African American journalist, as editor at Billboard magazine, Jackson promoted black theater during the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. He later fostered African American business activities for the US Dept. of Commerce. He was born and raised here.
Marker Name: James A. "Billboard" Jackson (1878-1960)

County: Centre

Date Dedicated: 5/18/2014

Marker Type: City

Location: 207 E High St. (near N Penn intersection), Bellefonte

Category: African American, Government & Politics 20th Century, Music & Theater, Professions & Vocations, Publishing & Journalism

Website: Not listed

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