Afro-American Insurance Company
With offices in several Southeastern states, the Afro-American was one of several insurance companies that catered to black customers. The Rock Hill building, erected in 1909, is evidence of a growing need for professional services among an emerging African American middle class. Additionally, several Black-owned businesses also called this site home including a restaurant, grocery store, and seafood shop.
KEYWORDS: INSURANCE, BUSINESS, ROCK HILL, YORK COUNTY