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Guardian Home

Guardian Home


Guardian Home

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a.k.a. Carver Community Center

a.k.a. USO Club (Colored)

705 Lincoln Ave
Evansville, IN

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Southeast corner of Lincoln Ave and Morton Ave
District: Baptisttown
Latitude: 37.969812540693
Longitude: -87.554533481598
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county orphanage 1969 - 120 = c1850s oldest part center front closed during depression (kids moved to west side orphanage) and vacant for a while Childrens Guardian Home Located on Lincoln Ave. at Morton, the children's home served as the USO Center for African-American soldiers during World War II and later became the Carver Center; c. 1920s carver community center 1945, named after george washington carver black scientist moved to 300 s heidelbach c1970 and vacated fire damaged oct 10 1972 and later razed feb 1973 a public pool is now located on this site?

See also Residences / Domestic Baptisttown district

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