Block of U Street, N.W.
Much of this block has been razed, including its biggest draw, the Republic Theatre. Novelist Jean Toomer lived at 1341 U with his grandfather, former Louisiana Governor P.B.S. Pinchback; the comedian S.H. Dudley lived at 1316.
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The Black Renaissance in Washington, D.C., 1920-1930s
http://www.dclibrary.org/blkren/ | last updated June 20, 2003