• Veronica A. Carr

Giving Tuesday: Recycling The Black Dollar

#GivingTuesday #RecyclingTheBlackDollarWithinOurCommunities #ForUsByUs #BlackHistoryandHeritageMatters


Back in the day, many black churches and other organizations developed creative ways to raise money to support themselves such as #OysterSuppers, #PigRoasts, #BabyRallies, #CandleRallies and excursions to places like #CarrsBeach and #ConeyIsland.




The African American fundraising tickets and envelopes span from 1914 to 1963. There's nothing new under the sun- this is old fashioned fundraising. #PushingandPreservingTheEnvelopes


Nanny Jack & Co Archives has an exceptional collection of this type of ephemera.


#OldWestBaltimoreAndBeyond #BlackHistoryIsEverywhere #NegroHistoryDetective


Keepin' it historically significant ✊🏾


What can we learn from the past?

Courtesy of the Nanny Jack & Co Archives

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