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Mr. Halyard passed away in 1963.
Wilbur and Ardie Halyard
Savings and Loan
NAACP
African American Couple
WI
Milwaukee
1920s
Bank
Mrs. Halyard passed away in 1989.


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Wilbur and Ardie Halyard

Wilbur and Ardie Halyard
In 1925 both he and his wife, started the Columbia Savings and Loan Association, at that time it was Milwaukee’s only African American owned bank. And in 1929 Wilbur directed the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP and eventually became president of that chapter.

Legacy: Treasures of Black History; by Thomas C Battle and Donna M Wells, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

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