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Found 5 collections related to African American women -- Education

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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
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
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
Stokes, Olivia Pearl, 1916-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 432
4.58 linear feet (11 boxes)
Educator, lecturer, author and administrator, Olivia Pearl Stokes was an ordained minister in the American Baptist Churches and was well known as a religious educator. The Olivia Pearl Stokes papers document many aspects of her life and career.... more
Lincoln School for Nurses
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 248
2.26 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
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. The collection consists primarily of printed material.