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SE Washington DC 1938 Allen Realty Co. R. , NE Chandler, George M. , NE Washington DC 1955 Chandler, George M. S. M. , NW Washington DC Jackson, F. , NE Washington DC 1950 Jones Memorial Methodist Church Education Bldg. W. W. , SE Washington DC 1937 Kramer, Leon A. , SE Washington DC 1937 Kramer, Leon A. W. , SE Washington DC 1937 Loyal Street Baptist Church 468 Halbrook St. M. J. , SE Washington DC 1954 Shop-Rite Liquor Store 6333 New Hampshire Ave. , NW Washington DC 1938 St. , NE Washington DC 1936 Demolished Virginia Baptist Convention School Campus Lynchburg VA 1924 Virginia Theological Seminary Administration Bldg.

Because segregation was the order of the day, he was not permitted to play on the course that he had designed and built. Nevertheless, when word of his accomplishment at Metairie spread through the African American architects 36 White golfing community, Bartholomew was deluged with offers to design and construct other golf courses. In the following few years, he built the Number One and Number Three courses at City Park, the allBlack nine-hole course at Pontchartrain Park, and a course in the suburb of Algiers; all in New Orleans.

A Pictorial History of the Tennessee Valley Agricultural & Industrial Fair. Knoxville: The Fair Company, 1985. Booker, Robert J. And There Was Light! Virginia Beach: Donning Company, 1994. Goodman, William, ed. The First Exposition of Conservation and Its Builders. Knoxville: Lithographing Company, 1914. MCCLUNG HISTORICAL COLLECTION Romulus Cornelius Archer Jr. Archer Jr. was born in Norfolk, Virginia, on March 11, 1890. , was a plastering contractor in Norfolk and probably the motivator behind his son’s decision to become an architect.

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