Scope and arrangement
The Fredi Washington Papers, 1922-1941, 1981, n.d., reflect both her private life as a married woman and her professional career as an actress and activist. The collection is divided into three series: Personal Papers, Professional Correspondence and Activities and Printed Matter. It consists of correspondence, contracts, programs, files from the Negro Actors Guild and the Cultural Division of the National Negro Congress, scripts, newspaper clippings, photographs and one scrapbook.
The Fredi Washington papers, [microform] is arranged in three series:
The series contains two draft resumes, chronologically listing the main events in her life from 1903 to 1941; two marriage certificates (1933) and one separation agreement (1948) between Ms Washington and Lawrence Brown; one 1935 notebook and newspaper clippings.