October 19, 2018

Primary Source Spotlight: NAACP

Curated set of primary sources and other resources related to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)The NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom primary source set, includes teacher's guideNAACP image setHistorical newspaper coverageNational Negro Committee 1910 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People articles from the Broad Ax 1895-1922 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACPOral … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: Black Women’s Clubs

In the late nineteenth century black women organized to bolster their communities by undertaking educational, philanthropic and welfare activities.¹National Association of Colored Women reports, articles & other textsNational Association of Colored Women’s Clubs historical newspaper coverageNational Association of Colored Women's Clubs websiteNegro Women’s Clubs historical newspaper coverageAfrican-American women’s clubs in Chicago 1890-1920 Illinois Periodicals … [Read more...]

Today in History: Mary Church Terrell

Today in History–September 23–the Library of Congress features Mary Church Terrell, born on this day in 1863. One of the first African American women to graduate from college, Terrell worked as an educator, political activist, and first president of the National Association of Colored Women. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section and clicking the links below.Mary Church Terrell primary source setMary Church Terrell image setMary Church Terrell historical newspaper … [Read more...]