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African American women

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Irene Height papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00606
Overview Civil rights activist, YWCA worker. The Dorothy Height Papers, which appear to be a reference file compiled by YWCA of the U.S.A. archives staff from YWCA records and other sources, are primarily related to her work with the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) and the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), dating from 1937 to 2005. The bulk of the materials cover the period between the late 1950s and the mid 1970s and include correspondence, clippings, photographs, awards and tributes,...
Dates: 1937-2005

The Aframerican Woman's Journal, 1940-1947

Identifier: (OCoLC)22272037
Scope and Contents In the Spring 1940 issue, Mary McLeod Bethune described the journals mission as "serving as a mirror for many people the uneven gradations of the Negro woman's progress and the larger progress of the Race achieved through the years. What is even a greater mission - it should depen our own consciousness of the part our own women must play in helping to bring to past America's true Democracy." Common themes include black women's history, political news, biographical profiles of...
Dates: 1940-1947