Black and white photograph of the exterior of of the Phyllis Wheatley House, 1931.

Exterior view of the Phyllis Wheatley House

Exterior view of the Phyllis Wheatley House, 1931.

Black and white photograph of a baseball game at the Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Baseball at Phyllis Wheatley House

Baseball at Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Black and white photograph of children on steps of Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Children on steps of Phyllis Wheatley House

Children on steps of Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Black and white photograph of two girls playing basketball at Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Two girls playing basketball at Phyllis Wheatley House

Two girls playing basketball at Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Black and white photograph of the gymnasium, at the Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Gymnasium, Phyllis Wheatley House

Gymnasium, Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1925.

Black and white photograph of children at the Phyllis Wheatley House, 1925.

Children at Phyllis Wheatley House

Children at Phyllis Wheatley House, 1925.

Black and white photograph of a Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program, ca. 1935.

Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program

Phyllis Wheatley House Health Program, ca. 1935.

Black and white photograph of Gertrude Brown with children at Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1924.

Gertrude Brown with children at Phyllis Wheatley House

Gertrude Brown with children at Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1924.

Black and white photograph teaching good health habits, Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1920.

Teaching good health habits, Phyllis Wheatley House

Teaching good health habits, Phyllis Wheatley House, ca. 1920.

Phyllis Wheatley House, Minneapolis

Founded in 1924, the Phyllis Wheatley House was the first settlement house to serve the social service needs of African Americans in Minneapolis. In the 1930s, it became a center of African American life at a time when racial segregation divided the city.

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