Found 6 collections related to African American women -- Education

Lincoln School for Nurses
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 248
2.2 linear feet
The Lincoln School for Nurses, a privately endowed institution, was founded in 1898 in the Bronx to train black women to become nurses at a time when this kind of education was not available elsewhere. It was the first school of its type in the... more
Demby family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 106
1.4 linear feet
Edward Demby was the first black Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, his wife Antoinette M. Demby was a member of the first graduating class of nurses from Howard University's Freedmen's Hospital. Bishop Demby's collection, 1893-1957,... more
Black Women at Oberlin College Survey Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 580
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Black Women at Oberlin College Survey Project was created by Oberlin College alumna Michon Boston in 1982 to collect and document the college experiences of living black graduates. The study was done following the College's sesquicentennial... more
Johnson, Helen A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599
8.67 linear feet (10 boxes)
Helen Armstead-Johnson (1920-2006) was an English professor and the founder/director of the Armstead-Johnson Foundation for Theater Research, whose purpose was to collect, preserve, document and exhibit African-American contributions to the... more
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Black Women Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 45
11.33 linear feet (68 volumes)
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America's Black Women Oral History Project documented the contributions of Black women, 70 years or older, to American life. Interviews documented the lives, professional... more
Ayer, Gertrude E. (Gertrude Elise), 1884-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 277
0.27 linear feet (1 box, 1 reel)
Gertrude Elise (née Johnson) McDougal Ayer, was born in New York City, and attended City College, Hunter College, and Columbia University. She began teaching in New York City public elementary schools in 1905, and she was the first vocational... more