National Association of Colored Women, Inc. [Postcard]

Title

National Association of Colored Women, Inc. [Postcard]

Description

Organized in 1896 and incorporated in 1904, the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) became the largest federation of local black women’s clubs. Suffragist Mary Church Terrell became the first president of the NACW. Unlike predominantly white suffrage organizations, the NACW advocated for a wide range of reforms to improve life for African Americans. Postcard message reads: “You should be here, the session is good, the weather fine, eats are good, a nice place to stay.”

Date

August 2, 1953

Original Format

Postcard

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Citation

“National Association of Colored Women, Inc. [Postcard],” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed March 2, 2024, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/76.