By William E. Brown, Jr. and Karen Hudson
Title: Mabel Blake papers, n.d., 1967-1972
Creator: Blake, Mabel
Extent: 1.0 Boxes. More info below.
The Mabel Blake Papers document the activities of Mabel Blake, a member of the National Council of Negro Women from 1967-1972. The papers include copies of the NCNW constitution of 1967, correspondence, pamphlets and programs, materials from a regional conference, and notes and clippings. Financial records, membership lists, and information on the founder of the NCNW, Mary McLeod Bethune are also arranged in these files.
Mabel Blake (1895-1979) served as Chaplain for the Newark, New Jersey section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and as chairman of the religious education committee, 1967-1968. She was also a member of the Bethany Baptist Church and the Order of the Eastern Star.
The NCNW, founded to promote racial and sexual equality, worked to unite African-American women of all classes. Dedicated to fighting discrimination and poverty, members organized community projects including day care centers, business cooperatives and consumer education programs.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Use Restrictions: Mabel Blake Papers Finding Aid© 2006 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Head of Special Collections.
Preferred Citation: Mabel Blake Papers, Special Collections Division, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida
William E. Brown, Jr. and Karen Hudson, December 1993
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