African Americans -- Georgia -- Social Conditions -- to 1964
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Content Description This series contains material that document the activities of Mrs. Hope outside of the Neighborhood Union. Included are letters from Jane Adams, Margaret Murray Washington (Mrs. Booker T. Washington), Mary E. McDowell, Georgia Douglass Johnson, Will W. Alexander, and W.E.B. Debois. Other items consist of Mrs. Hope's work with the Y.M.C.A.'s War Council's Hostess Horse Program (World War I) including her contract and letters from various Y.M.C.A. staff among them letters from Eva Bowles. There...
Collection — Box 1-15
Scope and Content The records of the Neighborhood Union Collection include correspondence, speeches, financial reports, minutes, committee reports, news clippings, programs, photographs, scrapbooks and additional memorbilia preserving a rich legacy and history of one of the earliest private social welfare organizations founded by African American in Atlanta. The collection reveals much about its founder, Lugenia Burns Hope and the interrelationships of social service agencies and pioneers in this field during...