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National Association of Colored Women in Old West Baltimore

#BethelAMEChurch (Baltimore, MD)


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FOUR HUNDRED DELEGATES ATTEND NATIONAL ASSO. OF COLORED WOMEN


Week of August 12, 1916- 104 years ago


The 10th biennial conference of the #NationalAssociationofColoredWomen was held at Bethel AME Church, Druid Hill Avenue and Lanvale Street, in August 1916. Mary B. Talbert (suffragist, civil rights and anti-Lynching activist, and educator) was elected president of the group over #HallieQBrown.


#MadamCJWalker presented at the conference, as did #MaryFHandy (wife of AME #BishopJohnHurst), #MrsBookerTWashington and countless other prominent women.


Photographer: J.K. Stevens & Son Co. (Chicago, Illinois)


Image colorized courtesy of #MyHeritage and #DeOldify


This is part of a larger National Association of Colored Women archive.



Courtesy of Nanny Jack & Co Archives

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