Copy print of Mary McLeod Bethune.
Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) was born in South Carolina, the daughter of slaves. From these beginnings she went on to found Bethune Cookman College in Daytona Beach, FL, and the National Council of Negro Women in 1937. She was the President of the National Council of Negro Women and a Director of the National Youth Administration. She visited Wilmington, NC for two days in 1945 to make an appearance at St. Stephen's A.M.E. Church.
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955; National Council of Negro Women; African American women
Reaves, Bill. "Strength Thrugh Struggle." Wilmington: New Hanover County Public Library, 1998.
Donated to the New Hanover County Public Library by Bill Reaves in 1999
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