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Glendale Cemetery (Black Section) Bloomfield, NJ

GLENDALE CEMETERY (BLACK SECTION) BLOOMFIELD, NEW JERSEY

This historical cemetery has a black section where blacks are buried.  Two important people are Settles, George “Mule” (born March 31, 1900-diedJuly 9, 1966) Hall of Fame Negro Leagues Baseball Player. Played for a number of teams throughout the Negro Leagues for 23 years compiling a .327 lifetime batting average. Suttles was a first baseman and outfielder known for his power more than anything else. He was one of 17 former Negro League and pre-Negro League players elected to the Hall of Fame in a special election in 2006.

Vaughan, Sarah (born March 27, 1924-died April 3, 1990) Jazz Singer. Gained fame and reknown for combining earthy jazz sensibility with operatic flair. Began early scat and bebop vocal career in the 1940s with musician such as Earl “Fatha” Hines and Billy Eckstine. Sang, performed and recorded continuously for over 25 years. Known for such songs as “Tenderly”, “If You Could See Me Know”, and “It’s Magic.” The songs “Send In the Clowns” and Misty” became her signature songs.

(c. RUSS DODGE & DAYTON FLYERS & EDITED BY LAWRENCE E. WALKER FOUNDATION)

GLENDALE (1901) CEMETERY (BLACK SECTION)  HARRIET HALL  (born 1884-died 1986) BLOOMFIELD, NEW JERSEY (c. LAWRENCE E. WALKER FOUNDATION)

GLENDALE (1901) CEMETERY (BLACK SECTION) WENDELI P. FELTON (born 1897-died 1965) BLOOMFIELD, NEW JERSEY (c. LAWRENCE E. WALKER FOUNDATION

GLENDALE (1901) CEMETERY (BLACK SECTION) JACK HIGHTOWER  (born 1853-died 1941) BLOOMFIELD, NEW JERSEY (c. LAWRENCE E. WALKER FOUNDATION)

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