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Young Women's Christian Association


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thelma Desselle Smith collection

Identifier: 343
Content Description

Thelma Desselle Smith was a New Orleans educator and civic activist, who served as the President of the Urban League of Greater New Orleans and of the Young Women's Christian Association. This collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, certificates, and correspondence related to her career and civic affiliations.

Dates: Other: 1976-1990

Fannie C. Williams papers

Identifier: 392
Scope and Contents The papers of Fannie C. Williams encompass 1.8 linear feet and reflect her career and life commitment to African American education and work with young people in New Orleans, most notably between 1908 and 1954, when she served as a teacher and principal in the New Orleans public school system. Overall, the collection is a valuable resource for the topics of African American education, the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in New Orleans, as well as youth and community development....
Dates: Created: 1882-1980; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1972

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African American educators 1
African American youth 1
African Americans -- Education -- Louisiana -- New Orleans 1
Community development 1
Valena C. Jones School (New Orleans, La.) 1