Southeastern Federation of Colored Women's Clubs

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Title

Southeastern Federation of Colored Women's Clubs

Alternative Title

Southeastern Federation of Colored Women's Clubs

Subject

Bethune, Mary Jane McLeod, 1875-1955

Description

The Southeastern Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (SFCWC) sometime between 1920 and 1955. Photographed from left to right in the first row are Margaret Murray Washington, Dr. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune, and Lucy Craft Laney SFCWC was founded by Dr. Bethune in 1920 to united state club federations from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Virginia. The organization sought to combat school desegregation and to improve health facilities. Dr. Bethune also served as the SFCWC's first president from 1920 to 1925. Under her leadership, the group was able to found a state home for delinquent, young, African-American women and establish and operate the Home for Delinquent Girls in Ocala in 1921.

Source

Original 10 x 8 inch black and white photographic print: Living room, Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1920-1955

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 10 x 8 inch black and white photographic print.

Is Part Of

Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation Collection, Daytona Beach Collection, Volusia County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

314 KB

Medium

10 x 8 inch black and white photographic print

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation, Mary McLeod Bethune Home, Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Mary McLeod Bethune Foundation and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Hanson, Joyce Ann. Mary McLeod Bethune &amp
Black Women's Political Activism. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white photographic print

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 inches

Locations

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