Brown s opera house

Brown's Opera House

On November 2, 1910, Dr. Booker Taliaferro Washington spoke here in Washington at Brown's Opera House which was located on the southeast corner of Main and Market Streets.

Speaking to a standing-room-only capacity crowd of about 1,000 people, one third of whom were white, Dr. Washington delivered a powerful, thought-provoking speech. The Nov. 3 edition of the Washington Daily News called his speech... 

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