Bainbridge Club

The Hotel Brotherhood purchased this building on Bainbridge Street in 1906 as a meeting space and social hall.

Hotel Brotherhood

Founded in 1883 as an organization for black hotel staff in Philadelphia, the Brotherhood expanded to include other trades in the early 20th century and came to be known as the Bainbridge Club, which was very popular from the 1930s to the 1960s It was routinely packed on Saturday night and hard to get in.

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