Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

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Ovington, a leader in the fight for equal rights for Afro-Americans, was a co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. For further biographical information, see Notable American Women: The Modern Period (1980).

From the description of Papers, 1946-1951 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007426

Ovington was one of the first white social workers in the New York African-American community around the turn of the century; she was one of the founders of the NAACP. She published several works, including, "How the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Began", "The Shadow", "The Awakening", and "Phillis Wheatley".

From the description of Mary White Ovington papers, 1833-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82957733

From the description of Mary White Ovington papers, 1833-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148009

From content of the book, Emley lives in Indiana, possibly around Fort Wayne. The likely date is 1938 and she received an A+.

From the description of Reading list. [1928] (University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System). WorldCat record id: 777010557

New York City social worker. Participated in the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

From the description of Mary White Ovington papers, 1854-1948. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321119

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn William Pickens papers (Additions), 1909-1950 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Arna Bontemps Papers, 1927-1968 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. Reading list. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. Papers of Moorfield Storey, 1876-1929. Library of Congress
referencedIn Brown, Charlotte Hawkins, 1883-1961. Papers, 1900-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. Mary White Ovington papers, 1833-1951. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. Papers, 1946-1951 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Papers, 1900-1961 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. Papers. 1921-1979. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
creatorOf Jackson, Thomas M. Thomas M. Jackson papers, 1903-1963. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Moorfield Storey Papers, 1876-1929 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005 (bulk 1900-1976). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. Mary White Ovington papers, 1854-1948. Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban Affairs
referencedIn Pickens, William, 1881-1954. William Pickens papers (Additions), 1909-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005, 1900-1976 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1865-1998, 1905-1975 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. Autograph note signed M.W. Ovington to: [Hugh Fullerton]. Wellesley College
referencedIn Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977. Papers, 1865-1998 (inclusive), 1905-1975 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971. Papers, 1850-1967 (bulk 1920-1955). Library of Congress
creatorOf Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1932. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Arthur B. Spingarn Papers, 1850-1970, (bulk 1920-1955) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. Papers. 1923-42. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Richetta Randolph Wallace papers, 1906-1971 Brooklyn Historical Society
creatorOf Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951. Mary White Ovington papers, 1833-1951. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955. person
correspondedWith Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 person
associatedWith Brown, Charlotte Hawkins, 1883-1961. person
associatedWith Cairns Collection of American Women Writers. corporateBody
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith CHARLOTTE EUGENIA (HAWKINS) BROWN, 1883-1961 person
associatedWith Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977 person
correspondedWith Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 person
associatedWith Fullerton, Hugh S. (Hugh Stuart), 1873-1945. person
correspondedWith Hayes, Roland, 1887-1977 person
correspondedWith Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 person
correspondedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 person
associatedWith Jackson, Thomas M. person
correspondedWith Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 person
correspondedWith McKay, Claude, 1890-1948 person
associatedWith National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. corporateBody
associatedWith Ovington Brothers Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ovington Brothers Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Ovington, Charles Ketcham, b. 1856. person
associatedWith Ovington, Ida Elizabeth Graham. person
associatedWith Pickens, William, 1881-1954. person
associatedWith SHIRLEY GRAHAM DU BOIS, 1896-1977 person
associatedWith Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971. person
associatedWith Spingarn family. person
correspondedWith Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939 person
associatedWith Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929. person
associatedWith Tougaloo College. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Wallace, Richetta G. Randolph person
associatedWith Wayne State University. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs. corporateBody
correspondedWith White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955 person
correspondedWith Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981. person
correspondedWith Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 person
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New York (State)
New York (State)--New York
New York (State)
Michigan
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Race relations
American literature--African American authors
Social workers
American literature--African American authors--Outlines, syllabi, etc
African American arts
Social history
Social problems
Segregation
Social movements
Women in charitable work
Archival resources
Race discrimination
African Americans--Religion
African American civil rights workers
American literature--African American authors--Study and teaching
African American women
Urban poor
African Americans--Music
African Americans--Civil rights
African American authors
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Birth 1865-04-11

Death 1951-07-15

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