Found 6 collections related to African American women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Societies and clubs

White Rose Mission and Industrial Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 837
.2 linear feet (1/2 archival box)
White Rose Mission and Industrial Association was incorporated in 1899 in New York City. It was founded by Victoria Earle Matthews (1861-1907), former slave, journalist, author and social worker. The White Rose Mission was a Christian,... more
White Rose Mission and Industrial Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 565
1 folder
The White Rose Mission and Industrial Association collection contains copies of the certificate of incorporation (1899); the constitution of the Association; and a partial history signed by Hudsy Smith, president of the board of directors (1899);... more
Adams, Wilhelmina F. (Wilhelmina Ferris), -1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 485
4 linear feet
The Wilhelmina F. Adams Papers (Additions) consist principally of her files chronicling her work as a civic leader primarily with New York Democratic club activities, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs... more
Corley, Elayne Williams
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 404
1 linear foot (2.5 archival boxes)
Elayne Williams Corley (1903-1969) was known for her activities with women's organizations. She served as president and treasurer of the Manhattan section of the National Council of Negro Women; president for three terms of Iota Phi Lambda... more
Adams, Wilhelmina F. (Wilhelmina Ferris), -1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 37
5.8 linear feet
Civic leader of New York City and a major figure in local Democratic Party activities. Official correspondence, minute books, press releases, photographs, invitations, annual convention and activity programs, printed material, and news clippings,... more
Bearden, Bessye B., 1891-1943
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 73
The papers mainly reflect Bearden's membership in and activities with several civic and political organizations, and consists of letters, speeches and printed material.