Notable Residents of Washington Park

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Photograph, Ruby Blackburn swears in poll workers at E.R. Carter Elementary School, ca. 1950s

Washington Park has been home to many residents, ranging from working class to the upper-middle class, ever since its inauguration as a neighborhood in 1919. Some notable residents made their mark on history and made impactful differences in their community. Navigate forward to learn more about Ruby Blackburn, Austin T. Walden, Graham W. Jackson, Pearlie Craft Dove, and Branch Curington.