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[National Association of Women Employees - View of the formal dining hall, 1906.]

[National Association of Women Employees - View of the formal dining hall,

Educator and suffrage activist Nannie Helen Burroughs 1909. In 1896, she helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

Nannie Helen Burroughs (born May was an African American educator, orator, religious leader, and businesswoman. She gained national recognition for her 1900 speech She founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, DC in

The National Association of  Black Military Women   @RTPinterests   http://www.nabmw.com/1095446.html

National Association of Black Military Women, A Veterans' Group,

"Are women persons?" Fantastic line from this speech by Susan B. Anthony that points out how ridiculous it is to deny women basic human/civil rights.

Gifts of Speech - Gifts of Speech - Top 100 American Speeches

Mary Mahoney (1845-1926): Mahoney became one of the first African-American women to join the American Nurses Association. In an attempt to combat racial discrimination in nursing, Mahoney joined with Martha Franklin and Adah Thoms to establish the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses (NACGN).

Mary Eliza Mahoney: America's First Black Woman to Complete Nursing Training

Dr. Margaret T. Burroughs "Founder" | The first informal Black Museum Association, The National Association of Museums and Cultural Organizations and the Black Museums Conference, was spearheaded and founded by Dr. Margaret Burroughs and Dr. Charles H. Wright. Dr. Margaret Burroughs was the founder of the DuSable Museum in Chicago, Illinois and Dr. Charles H. Wright was the founder of the Museum of African American History in Detroit, Michigan.

The Association of African American Museums

Black Republican History

Black Republican History

Mary Eliza Mahoney was the 1st African-American RN. In 1878, at age 33, she was admitted into the nursing program at New England Hospital for Women & Children, Roxbury, MA. 16 months later, she was one of 4 who completed the course(of 42 who started with her). In 1908, she co-founded the Nat. Assoc. of Colored GN's(NACGN). In 1936, the NACGN created an award in honor of Mahoney for women who contributed to racial integration in nursing. In 1976, she was inducted into the Nursing Hall of…

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Tuskegee Airmen: Willa Brown helped form the National Airmen's Association of America in 1939, whose main goal was to get black aviation cadets into the US military. Her flight school was also selected by the U.S. Army to provide black trainees for the Air Corps pilot training program at the Tuskegee Institute. She was the first black female officer in the Civil Air Patrol and the first black woman to hold a commercial pilot's license in the US.

Tuskegee Airmen: Willa Brown helped form the National Airmen's Association of America in 1939, whose main goal was to get black aviation cadets into the US military. Her flight school was also selected by the U.S. Army to provide black trainees for the Air Corps pilot training program at the Tuskegee Institute. She was the first black female officer in the Civil Air Patrol and the first black woman to hold a commercial pilot's license in the US.

National Association Women Lawyers, asking for United States Plenipotentiaries to the Hague to vote for a World Code of equality between men and women, 1930. Harris & Ewing Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

National Association Women Lawyers, asking for United States Plenipotentiaries to the Hague to vote for a World Code of equality between men and women, Harris & Ewing Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Collection.

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