This Day In Maywood History (April 11, 2014): Percy Julian Was Born; Google Honors The Famed Chemist With A Doodle

Friday, April 11, 2014  Although Percy Julian wasn’t born in Maywood (his birthplace is Montgomery, Alabama), this day, April 11, 1899, would become a milestone years later, after the up-and-coming scientist moved to the Village. Here, he would play an active part in the civil rights struggle–leading the NAACP’s struggle to desegregate Maywood’s public accommodations and becoming very active in District 89–before moving to nearby … Continue reading This Day In Maywood History (April 11, 2014): Percy Julian Was Born; Google Honors The Famed Chemist With A Doodle