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Found 5 collections related to African American women -- New York (State) -- New York

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Ayer, Gertrude E. (Gertrude Elise), 1884-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 277
.2 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel
Gertrude Elise (née Johnson) McDougal Ayer, 1884-?, was born in New York City, attended City and Hunter Colleges and Columbia University. She began teaching in New York City public elementary schools in 1905, and was the first vocational guidance... more
Bolin, Jane M. (Jane Matilda), 1908-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 83
.9 linear feet (1 1/2 archival boxes, 1 print box)
First black graduate of Yale University Law School. Bolin was appointed judge in the Domestic Relations Court of New York City (now Family Court) in 1939, making her the first African-American woman judge in the United States. Biographical... more
Frost, Olivia P. (Olivia Pleasants), 1915-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 430
The Olivia Pleasants Frost Papers, 1937-1994, provide information on Dr. Frost's career as a research consultant to numerous social organizations and educational institutions.
Herbert, Rietta Hines, 1911-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro RS-6775
Microfilm; 2 reels
Rietta Hines Herbert (1940-1969) (also Rietta May Herbert) was an African American social worker in New York City from 1935-1965. She spent most of her career as a social investigator and supervisor of child welfare in the Harlem offices of the... more
Jones, Lula Robinson, 1889-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 115
69 items (l folder)
Soloist and leading soprano singer in the Mother Zion Church choir and Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in New York City. Jones spent most of her life in Orange County, Virginia where she was active in church and community affairs. Collection includes... more