Saturday, March 8, 2014

“More Than a Bus Ride”:

Is a site to herald the untold story of five women who fought discrimination and segregation in the United States of America and how their collective efforts changed a nation and impacted the world.

Claudette Colvin
Mary Louise Smith
Aurelia Browder
Sue McDonald
Jo Ann Robinson

Friday, March 7, 2014

Dionne, Gladys & Patti

Or as Oprah put it, "The Dream Team" This is Women's History Month and these sistahs have made their place.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

1st All African American Female Flight Crew

Here's an interesting milestone tidbit for Women's History Month :)

Two Colored women with the American Expeditionary Forces c(1920)

 The Authors:
Addie. Hunton , b. 1866  and Kathryn M. Johnson (Kathryn Magnolia) , b. 1878
Put together this wonderful book that documents the participation of African Americans in WWI.
It contains lots of photographs often including the names of the men, making this a good source for genealogists to dig around in.

Author: Hunton, Addie W., b. 1866; Johnson, Kathryn M. (Kathryn Magnolia), b. 1878
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- African Americans; World War, 1914-1918 -- War work Young Men's Christian associations; World War, 1914-1918
Publisher: Brooklyn, N. Y. : Brooklyn eagle press
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: srlf_ucla:LAGE-1656845
Digitizing sponsor: MSN
Book contributor: University of California Libraries
Collection: cdl; americana


Women of Achievement by Benjamin Brawley

   Written for the Fireside Schools, 
Under the Auspices of 
the Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society

by Benjamin Brawley

   I.     Introduction The Negro Woman in American Life
 II.     Harriet Tubman
III.    Nora Gordon
IV.     Meta Warrick Fuller
  V.     Mary McLeod Bethune
 VI.     Mary Church Terrell

Subject: African AmericansWomenAfrican American women
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Woman's American Baptist Home Mission Society
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: ucb_banc:GLAD-185380101
Digitizing sponsor: MSN
Book contributor: University of California Libraries
Collection: cdlamericana