Organizations affiliated with the Neighborhood Union, 1914-1935.


Organizations affiliated with the Neighborhood Union, 1914-1935.

The collection consists of records of organizations affiliated with the Neighborhood Union from 1914-1935. Includes correspondence, pamphlets, programs, clippings, minutes, reports, memorabilia, rosters, surveys, press releases, speeches, and research notes. The collection documents the Union's relationship with such organizations as the Atlanta Anti-Tuberculosis Association, Atlanta Community Chest, Carrie Steele Orphanage, Commission on Interracial Cooperation, Gate City Free Kindergarten, Leonard Street Orphanage, NAACP, National Urban League, and the Young Women's Christian Association. Of particular interest are the materials relating to the formation of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation's Interracial Women's Committee and the Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching.

186 folders.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (corporateBody)

Organizational History and List of Officers Organizational History 1909 Issued the “Call,” a statement calling for a conference to protest discrimination and violence against African Americans Convened the National Negro Conference on May 31 and June 1, New York, N.Y. E...

Gate City Free Kindergarten (Atlanta, Ga.) (corporateBody)

Carrie Steele Orphanage (Atlanta, Ga.) (corporateBody)

Atlanta Community Chest (corporateBody)

National urban league (corporateBody)

The National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, later the National Urban League, resulted from the 1910 merger of three welfare organizations in New York, N.Y.: the Committee for Improving Industrial Conditions among Negroes in New York, the Committee on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, and the National League for Protection of Colored Women. From the description of Records of the National Urban League, 1910-1986 (bulk 1930-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130941 ...

Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. (corporateBody)

Records of the YWCA's programs and activities among blacks began in 1907. From the description of Records, 1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007201 The YWCA of the Mid-Peninsula opened in 1948 as a recreation center for business women. It expanded to provide recreational and social services for women that met the organization's mission of "empowering women and eliminating racism." The organization was based in Palo Alto until its closing in 2003. ...

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...

Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching (corporateBody)

The Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching was organized in Atlanta, Georgia in 1930 under the auspices of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation. Directed by Jessie Daniel Ames, the group collected thousands of signatures on anti-lynching petitions, worked to change public opinion and educate children away from racism, and assisted southern officials to uphold the law. The organization was dissolved in 1942. From the description of Association of Southern Wo...

Atlanta Anti-Tuberculosis Association. (corporateBody)

Commission on Interracial Cooperation (corporateBody)

The Commission on Interracial Cooperation was founded in 1918 by a group of prominent blacks and whites who wished to address the social, political, and economic problems facing African Americans. Incorporated in 1929 in Georgia, the Commission consisted of state and local committees throughout the South. Will W. Alexander, a white Methodist minister served as director for twenty-five years. The organization was dissolved in 1944 and succeeded by the Southern Regional Council. From t...

Leonard Street Orphanage (Atlanta, Ga.) (corporateBody)