Scope and Contents
Documents concerning opportunities of education, quality of education, and barriers to education for African Americans. Included are reports on secular and religious education, discussions of the importance of education, and a report on the importance of play and recreation opportunities. A report from the "National Conference on Fundamental Problems in the Education of Negroes" includes an address given by Eleanor Roosevelt and a letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the Commissioner of Education.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1927-1934
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.
However, by agreement with the YWCA of the U.S.A., microdexes known to contain financial records or personal health information (usually on job applications) were not digitized and/or not published in our online repository as part of the CLIR Digitizing Hidden Collections grant. These microdexes may still be accessed on the original microfilm, and digital files may be made available to individual researchers upon request.
70 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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Northampton MA 01063