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American Association of University Women-Washington Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: 059
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, bulletins, yearbooks, clippings, legal documents and photographs that document the Washington Branch of the American Association of University Women. The collection is divided into the following three series: Administrative Files, Bulletins, and Yearbooks.

Dates: 1889-1970

Benjamin Franklin University Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 114
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of yearbooks and alumni and student books.

Dates: 1925-1964

Paul Philips Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 100
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of works and materials collected or authored by Paul Phillips Cooke. Items include clippings, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, pamphlets, and publications from a variety of organizations, including the Cosmos and Torch Clubs. Additionally, there is information on Cooke's time as a student at Miners Teachers College and as President of the D.C. Teachers College.

Dates: 1871-2000

Margaret Cooper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 133
Scope and Contents This six box collection consists of the personal papers of Margaret Cooper and documents her professional; civic and community activities; and achievements. The collection consists largely of certificates, plaques, programs, administrative materials, and miscellaneous materials documenting Cooper’s involvement as an active member and leader of several organizations and institutions, including Third Baptist Church, Christian Endeavor, D.C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc., the East...
Dates: 1918-1998

Madeline Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 087
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photos, clippings, correspondence, and a copy of the Washington College handbook, as well as a diary titled The College Girl’s Record, which includes images, clippings, invitations, and Madeline Frank’s impressions of Washington College and her classmates.

Dates: 1905-1906

Julius Hobson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Dates: 1960-1977

Mary E. Price Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 043
Scope and Contents

This collection consists mainly of clippings and programs relating to Howard University in the 1920s and 1930s. Also included are postcards of the Biltmore Hotel and a black establishment in Durham, North Carolina. Other materials of Ms. Price are at Howard University.

Dates: 1920-1940

Radcliffe College Black Women Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: OHP004
Scope and Contents

Between 1976 and 1981 the Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, conducted over 70 oral history interviews with African-American women, of which the transcripts of 8 D.C. interviews were donated to the D.C. Public Library. Topics include family background, childhood history, family, socioeconomic status, education, influences, accomplishments and the effects of sex and race on their lives. No tapes of these interviews were transferred to the Library.

Dates: 1976 - 1981