Vernon Z. Crawford Law Firm

Vernon Z. Crawford Law Firm (HM23O6)

Location: Mobile, AL 36603 Mobile County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 42.073', W 88° 4.144'

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Vernon Crawford established the first African-American law firm in Mobile. He successfully argued the Birdie Mae Davis case that desegregated Mobile schools. He stood before the Supreme Court and won the landmark case of Bolden vs. the City of Mobile which change the city's structure to the current mayor-council form. Crawford was a legal champion who brought justice to Black Mobile.
HM NumberHM23O6
Year Placed2017
Placed ByDora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 1:04pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 397620 N 3396977
Decimal Degrees30.70121667, -88.06906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 42.073', W 88° 4.144'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 42' 4.38" N, 88° 4' 8.64" W
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Area Code(s)251
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1407-1409 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Mobile AL 36603, US
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