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National Association of Colored Women

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

The national club movement developed as a response to increasingly complicated social welfare demands on community resources, a reaction to the growing racism of the late nineteenth...

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National Association of Colored Women

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 624 words.

Founded in 1896, the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, or National Association of Colored Women (NACW), came together

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National Association of Colored Women

LaShawn Harris.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 800 words.

The National Association of Colored Women (NACW), formed in 1896, was a beacon of light for African

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National Association of Colored Women

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 681 words.

The familiar slogan of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), “Lifting As We Climb,” sums up its century-long commitment

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National Association of Colored Women

Anja Schüler.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1716 words.

In the last decades of the nineteenth century, women's clubs, black and white, proliferated throughout the United States. A means of self-expression and self-determination, they often...

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National Association of Colored Women

Dorothy Salem.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6688 words.

The national club movement developed as a response to increasingly complicated social welfare demands on community resources, a reaction to the growing racism of the late nineteenth...

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National Association of Colored Women

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 681 words.

The familiar slogan of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), “Lifting As We Climb,” sums up its century-long commitment to service, uplift, and advancement in the African...

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National Association of Colored Women

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

The national club movement developed as a response to increasingly complicated social welfare demands on community resources, a reaction to the growing racism of the late nineteenth...

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National Association of Colored Women

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

The national club movement developed as a response to increasingly complicated social welfare demands on community resources, a reaction to

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National Association of Colored Women

Dorothy Salem.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6688 words.

The national club movement developed as a response to increasingly complicated social welfare demands on community resources, a reaction to

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National Association of Colored Women

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

In the last decades of the nineteenth century, women's clubs, black and white, proliferated throughout the United States. A means

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National Association of Colored Women

Anja Schüler.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1727 words.

In the last decades of the nineteenth century, women's clubs, black and white, proliferated throughout the United States. A means

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National League for the Protection of Colored Women

Lisa Clayton Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 313 words.

The National League for the Protection of Colored Women grew out of the Associations for the Protection of Negro Women,

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Allen, Mary Rice Hayes

Charles Rosenberg.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1028 words.

college president, activist for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA).

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Bowles, Eva del Vakia (1875 - 1943), Civil Rights Activist, Clubwoman, Organization Founder / Official

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

As the longtime secretary of the Subcommittee for Colored Work of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) National Board, Bowles

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Bowles, Eva Del Vakia

Adrienne Lash Jones.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1181 words.

As the longtime secretary of the Subcommittee for Colored Work of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) National Board, Bowles

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Eva Del Vakia Bowles

Overview page. Subjects: United States History.

(b. 24 January 1875; d. 14 June 1943), first black YWCA secretary.

As the longtime secretary of the Subcommittee for Colored Work of the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)...

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Bethune, Mary McLeod

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 285 words.

Mary McLeod Bethune (1875–1955) was a teacher committed to the education and development of Black women. Her role as president of the National Association of Colored Women led to the...

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International Congress of Women (1915)

Freya Baetens.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3281 words.

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Race and the Sexual Politics of Prison Reform

Sarah Haley.

in No Mercy Here

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 15148 words.

Chapter three provides a detailed study of black and white clubwomen’s efforts to eliminate convict leasing. Central to the comparative analysis of the National Association of Colored Women...

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