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George Jackson

154 Beale Street, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 23.708328", -90° 3' 10.782324"
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In 1893 George Jackson established on Beale Street the Jackson Drug
Store, also known as the New Era Pharmacy, the first drug store to be owned and operated by a
black person in Memphis. Jackson received degrees from Oberlin College and the University of
Michigan School of Pharmacy. He was a member of the faculty of the University of West Tennessee
and a charter member of the Memphis Chapter, NAACP.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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