Daily Archives: July 8, 2019

Senate Decades Series – 1960s Senator Verda Mae Welcome

Senator Verda Mae Welcome was the definition of a leader and trailblazer for Baltimore City in the 1960s. Born on a small farm in western North Carolina in March of 1907, Welcome’s life spanned a gulf of social change that many in her generation encountered.  One of fifteen children born to John and Docia Freeman, […]

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