Papers, 1946-1987 (bulk 1961-1976).


Papers, 1946-1987 (bulk 1961-1976).

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and publications, relating to Brown's work with the Democratic Party in the 1940s and the National Negro Business League (1951-1952), her founding of the National Association of Fashion and Accessory Designers, her work as a community relations specialist at the Cleveland Job Corps Center for Women during the 1960s, and her role as founder and president of the Detroit-based Women's Public Affairs Committee of 1000. Includes material relating to a 1963 tribute to Rosa Parks in Detroit.

2.25 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8046149

Bureau of National Affairs Library

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