Mary Church Terrell and the National Association of Colored Women, 1896 to 1901

@article{Jones1982MaryCT,
  title={Mary Church Terrell and the National Association of Colored Women, 1896 to 1901},
  author={Beverly W. Jones},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  year={1982},
  volume={67},
  pages={20 - 33}
}
After the Civil War, several black women worked autonomously to improve the status of blacks. Francis Jackson Coppin, a graduate of Oberlin, founded Cheyney Training School for Teachers in Pennsylvania, then known as the Institute of Colored Youth, in the 1870s. Francis Ellen Watkins Harper, a noted abolitionist and educator, became a prominent lecturer in the South. She spoke in colleges, churches, and homes on sundry subjects such as education, temperance, money, and morality. Years later… 

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