Saturday, June 25, 2022

Negro owned Chicago repair and gunsmith shop, 1899.

The only Negro owned gunsmith shop in the U.S., in 1899, was located at 2933 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois.
The Negro owner is in front of the counter.
Compiled by Dr. Neil Gale, Ph.D.


  1. Wow! Fascinating. Wonder how long he kept the shop open...

  2. Looks like he could do about anything thank you Neil

  3. Is there more information on this man


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