Front cover image for Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963 (bulk 1928-1960)

Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963 (bulk 1928-1960)

Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding in 1909 and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls (later the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls) a Washington, D.C., school for young African American women. Documents her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America and its publication, The Worker. Also includes material relating to the National League of Republican Colored Women, the National Association of Wage Earners, the 1931 President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership, missionary activities in Africa, Cooperative Industries, Washington, D.C. (a community self-help program), and the Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
Archival Material, English, uuuu
Personal correspondence
110,000 items 342 containers plus 19 oversize 5 microfilm reels 134.4 linear ft.
Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division, Washington, D.C., Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1978-1981
Collection material in English