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National Association of Colored Women's Clubs Records

Identifier: ARL102

Scope and Contents

Purple umbrella; club history compiled by Clementine Pigford; Colorado Association of Colored Women's Clubs convention program; book marks; list of city clubs; business card.


  • 2003

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Organized in Washington, D.C. on July 21, 1896 by the merger of National Federation of Afro-American Women, the Women's Era Club of Boston and Colored Women's League of Washington, D.C. The NACWC is the oldest African American secular organization in existence. The club works to promote the education and protect the rights of women and children and to promote interracial understanding.


1 Boxes (.5 linear feet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Source unknown, 2000.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205