Lifting as They Climb.

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Brown, Charlotte Hawkins, 1883-1961

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Charlotte Hawkins Brown (June 11, 1883-January 11, 1961) was born in Henderson, North Carolina, the daughter of Caroline Frances Hawkins and Edmund H. Hight. The family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the late 1880's, where CHB attended public schools. During her senior year of high school Alice Freeman Palmer, formerly president of Wellesley College, encouraged her to attend the State Normal School at Salem and provided financial support. In 1901 CHB accepted a job as teacher...

French, Minnie Waller

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Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955

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Mary Jane McLeod Bethune (born Mary Jane McLeod; July 10, 1875 – May 18, 1955) was an American educator, stateswoman, philanthropist, humanitarian, womanist, and civil rights activist. Bethune founded the National Council for Negro Women in 1935, established the organization's flagship journal Aframerican Women's Journal, and resided as president or leader for myriad African American women's organizations including the National Association for Colored Women and the National Youth Administration'...

Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919

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Madam C.J. Walker was an American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political and social activist. She is recorded as the first female self-made millionaire in America; her fortune came by developing and marketing a line of cosmetics and hair care products for black women through the business she founded, Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company. She was born Sarah Breedlove in Delta, Louisiana; she was the first child in her family born into freedom after the Emancipation Proclamation was sign...

Washington, Margaret James Murray, 1865-1925

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Margaret Murray Washington (March 9, 1865 - June 4, 1925) was the principal of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, which later became Tuskegee University. She was the third wife of Booker T. Washington. She was inducted into the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame in 1972. Margaret Murray was born on March 9 in Macon, Mississippi, in the early 1860s. Her birth year is unknown; her tombstone says she was born in 1865, but the 1870 census lists her birth year as 1861. She was one of ten children...

Ruffin, Josephine St. Pierre, 1842-1924

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Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin (August 31, 1842 – March 13, 1924) was an African-American publisher, journalist, civil rights leader, suffragist, and editor of Woman's Era, the first national newspaper published by and for African-American women. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she attended public schools in Charlestown and Salem, and a private school in New York City because of her parents' objections to the segregated schools in Boston. She completed her studies at the Bowdoin School after segr...

Brown, Hallie Quinn, 1849-1949

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Hallie Quinn Brown (March 10, 1849 – September 16, 1949) was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before moving with her family to a farm in Canada and eventually settling in Ohio. She graduated from Wilberforce University in Ohio in 1973. Brown began her career as an educator. She was also founder of the Colored Woman's League of Washington, D.C. which later merged with the National Association of Colored Women....

Dickerson, Addie W., Mrs.

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Pleasant, Annie L., Mrs.

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Adams, Agnes Jones, 1858-1923

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Mossell, Mary Ella, 1853-1886

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Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911

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Frances Harper was born September 24, 1825 in Baltimore, Maryland to free parents. Her writing career began in 1839 for anti-slavery publications. She published two books of poetry (1845, 1854). In 1859, Harper published the short story "The Two Offers" in Anglo-African Magazine, making her the first Black woman to publish a short story. She also wrote 3 serialized novels for magazines in 1868-1888, and another novel in 1892. Starting in 1850, Harper moved to Ohio and began work as the first...

Grasses, Mary Sanderson, Mrs.

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Douglass, Anna Murray, -1882

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Butler, Silena (Mrs.)

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Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931

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Ida B. Wells (b. July 16, 1862, Holly Springs, MS - d. March 25, 1931, Chicago, IL) was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862, six months before the Emancipation Proclamation granted freedom to her slave parents. Following the death of both her parents of yellow fever in 1878, Ida, at age 16, began teaching in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Mississippi. Some time between 1882 and 1883 Wells moved to Memphis, Tennessee, to teach in city schools. She was dismissed, in 1891, for h...

Burwell, Mary E.

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DeMent, A. B.

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Steward, Mamie E., Mrs.

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Yates, Josephine A. Silone, 1852-1912

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Waring, Mary F. (Mary Fitzbutler)

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Hawes, Zenobia Taylor

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Williams, Melvina, Miss

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Jones, Sarah Gibson, Mrs., 1845-1938

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Patterson, Mary Jane, 1840-1894

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Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954

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Mary Church Terrell was born Sept. 23, 1863 in Memphis, TN. Her parents, Robert Reed Church and Louisa Ayers, were freed slaves. She majored in Classics at Oberlin College, the first college in the United States to accept African American and female students; she was one of the first African American women to attend the institution. Terrell graduated in 1884 with Anna Julia Cooper and Ida Gibbs Hunt. She earned her master's degree in Education from Oberlin in 1888. She began teaching at Wilberfo...

Henry, Frank P., Mrs.

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Turner, Franie

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Stafford, Melba, Mrs.

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Booze, Mary C. (Mary Cordelia)

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Aldridge, Rebecca

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Cook, Myrtle Foster, 1870-1951

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Williams, George S., Mrs.

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Davis, Elizabeth Lindsay, 1855-1944

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Beasley, Delilah L. (Delilah Leontium), 1871-1934

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African-American historian, journalist, and author. From the description of Delilah L. Beasley letter : Los Angeles, Calif., to Mrs. Loomis : photocopy of ALS, [192?] Sept. 15. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122394804 ...

Thurman, Lucy S., 1849-1918

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Lawson, Rosetta E., Mrs.

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Josenberger, Mame, Mrs.

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Monroe, Eva G., Mrs.

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Taylor, Rebecca Stiles, 1879-1958

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Stewart, Ella P. (Ella Phillips), 1893-1987

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Active civic leader who played leading roles in the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs and the Ohio Association of Colored Women's Clubs. Also served as an advisor to the United States Department of Labor and UNESCO. Participant in many Toledo (Ohio) area social welfare clubs. Noted as the first African-American woman to graduate from the University of Pittsburgh College of Pharmacy. From the description of Papers, 1922-1987. (University of Toledo)...

Garnett, Sarah J. S., 1831-1911

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Gardner, Eliza Ann, 1831-1922

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Eliza Ann Gardner (May 28, 1831 – January 4, 1922) was an African-American abolitionist and religious leader from Boston, Massachusetts. She founded the missionary society of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (AMEZ), and was a strong advocate for women's equality within the church. Early life Eliza Ann Gardner was born in New York City to James and Eliza Gardner. As a child she moved with her family to Boston, where her father had a successful career as a ship contractor. Their West En...

Keyser, Frances Reynolds.

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McClure, Melissa E.

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Williams, Luis Margaret

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Scott, Winnie A., Miss

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Williams, Fannie Barrier, 1855-1944

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DeHart, Hattie Ethel, Mrs.

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Dundee, Helen Zellena, Miss

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Fauset, Jessie Redmon

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Lee, Esther Jones, Mrs.

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Tolbert, Amelia, Mrs.

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Wheatley, Phillis, c. 1753-1784

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Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784), first Black woman poet in America, was brought as an African slave in about 1761 to Boston, Mass., where she was purchased by John Wheatley. Educated in the Wheatley household, first by Wheatley's wife Susannah and later by his daughter Mary, Phillis Wheatley began writing poems in her early teens. It was through her published poetry that she became a member of Boston's literati and travelled briefly to England, returning in 1773 during Mrs. Wheatley's final illn...

Napier, J. C., Mrs.

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Mack, Essie Dotch, Mrs.

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Brown, Sue M., 1877-1941

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Matthews, Victoria Earle

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Talbert, Mary Burnett, 1866-1923

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Adams, Sadie Lewis

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Joseph-Gaudet, Frances A., 1861-1934

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McCoy, Mary Eleanor Delaney, 1846-

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Carter-Brooks, Elizabeth, 1867-1951

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Stewart, Sallie W. (Sallie Wyatt), 1881-

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Moore, Gertrude Lewis

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Allen, Susan E., ca. 1859-

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Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

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Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; b. ca. 1822–d. March 10, 1913) was an American abolitionist, humanitarian, and an armed scout and spy for the United States Army during the American Civil War. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved families and friends, using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped abolitionist John Brown recruit men for his raid on Har...

Jones, Lela Walker

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Preston, Frances E. L., 1844-1929

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Pitts, Mary F.

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Martin, Georgia, Mrs.

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Hamilton, Sadie Black, Mrs.

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Sledge, Chlora Hayes, Mrs.

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Wells, Ophie Brown, Mrs.

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