5 edition of The story of the Illinois Federation of Colored Women"s Clubs found in the catalog.
|Other titles||History of the Order of the Eastern Star among colored people.|
|Statement||Elizabeth Lindsay Davis. The history of the Order of the Eastern Star among colored people / Mrs. S. Joe Brown ; introduction by Sheila Smith McKoy.|
|Series||African-American women writers, 1910-1940|
|Contributions||Smith McKoy, Sheila., Brown, S. Joe, Mrs.|
|LC Classifications||E185.93.I2 D38 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 225 p. :|
|Number of Pages||225|
|LC Control Number||96044607|
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The National Association of Colored Women‘s Clubs, Inc. (NACWC), was established in July as a merger between the National League of Colored Women and the National Federation of Afro-American Women. The merger enabled the NACWC to function as a national umbrella group for local and regional black women’s organizations.
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