1900- 15 Jun 1965 (?)
Grew up in Newark on Chestnut St. First “colored girl” to finish a 4 year commercial course in 1919 when she graduated East Side High. Played a piano solo at the graduation. Entered Columbia University.
Orchestra conductor and businesswoman. She performed at various events. In 1921 appointed stenographer for the Mayor’s Department. In 1938, stenographer in business manager’s office. She worked at 31 Green Street and lived at 56 Miller through 1951. No occupation is listed in 1957.
Cogdell, Josephine. “Those Inimitable Avatars the Negroes and Jews” The Messenger 1925
“Newark NJ” New York Age Feb 15, 1919
Further mentions in New York Age