Neighborhood Union (Atlanta, Ga.) correspondence, 1911-1936.


Neighborhood Union (Atlanta, Ga.) correspondence, 1911-1936.

The collection consists of the correspondence of the Neighborhood Union from 1911-1936. The collection documents the variety of social service activities carried out by the Union. Major correspondents include Frankie V. Adams, Walter R. Chivers, Clark Foreman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, Robert R. Moton, Henry L. Morehouse, Clara Sale, Booker T. Washington, Margaret Murray Washington, and Adam D. Williams.

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Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940 (person)

Robert Russa Moton (born August 26, 1867, Amelia County, Virginia – died May 31, 1940, Holly Knoll, Virginia), American educator and author. He served as an administrator at Hampton Institute. In 1915 he was named principal of Tuskegee Institute, after the death of founder Booker T. Washington, a position he held for 20 years until retirement in 1935....

Washington, Margaret James Murray, 1865-1925 (person)

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...

Williams, Adam D., b. 1863. (person)

Adams, Frankie V., 1902-1979 (person)

Social worker. From the description of Reminiscences of Frankie V. Adams : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86100368 Florence "Frankie" Victoria Adams (b. 1902 d. 1979) was a social worker, educator, author, and community activist. For most of her career, she was associated with the Atlanta School of Social Work (later the Atlanta University School of Social Work), the first school for African Americans to be accredited b...

Sale, Clara. (person)

Jones, Eugene Kinckle, 1885-1954 (person)

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 (person)

Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Hale's Ford, Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he...

Chivers, Walter R. (person)

Neighborhood Union (Atlanta, Ga.) (corporateBody)

The Neighborhood Union, an African American service organization, was organized in Atlanta, Georgia in 1908 under the leadership of Lugenia Burns Hope. Adopting the motto "Thy Neighbor as Thyself," the union proclaimed its mission to build playgrounds, clubs, and neighborhood centers; to develop a spirit of comradeship among neighbors; to promote child welfare; to impart a sense of cultural heritage; to abolish slums and vice; and to improve the overall moral quality of the community. To carry o...

Morehouse, Henry Lyman, 1834-1917 (person)

Foreman, Clark, 1902-1977 (person)

President of the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. From the description of Papers of Clark Foreman [manuscript], 1917-1977. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647979315 ...