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Marker Details

Title, side A
The Fight for the Eight-Hour Day
Title, side B
NULL
Address
3666 Carnegie Avenue
City
Cleveland
Location
3666 Carnegie Avenue
Latitude
41.5006620
Longitude
-81.6613600

Picture Details

Title
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Caption
Portrait of Paul Laurence Dunbar, ca. 1890-1900. Josephine Watkins Lehman, known to Dunbar as "Aunt Bam," was the daughter of Dunbar's high school principal and mentor, William Watkins. She is credited with taking this photograph. Dunbar is acknowledged as the first significant African American poet. He was born the son of former slaves, and his mother instilled in him a love of poetry. He died of tuberculosis on February 9, 1906 (AL03381).