Collection ASM0030 - Mabel Blake papers

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ASM0030

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Mabel Blake papers

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  • n.d., 1967-1972 (Creation)

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1 Box

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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.

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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.

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This collection is open for research.

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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.

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  • English

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Gift of James H. Boykin, 1984

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