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The New Woman of Color


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Table of Contents
Editor's Preface
Introduction: "Fannie Barrier Williams and Her Life as a New Woman of Color, 1893-1918" by Mary Jo Deegan
Part I: Autobiography
1. A Northern Negro's Autobiography
Part II: African American Women
2. The Intellectual Progress of the Colored Women of the United States since the Emancipation Proclamation
3. Club Movement among Negro Women
4. The Club Movement among the Colored Women
5. The Proglem of Employment for Negro Women
6. The Woman's Part in a Man's Business
7. The Colored Girl
8. Colored Women of Chicago
Part III: African Americans
9. Religious Duty to the Negro
10. Industrial Education-Will It Solve the Negro Problem?
11. Do We Need Another Name?
12. The Negro and Public Opinion
13. The Smaller Economies
14. An Extension of the Conference Spirit
15. Vacation Values
16. Refining Influence of Art
Part IV: Social Settlements
17. The Need of Social Settlement Work for the City Negro
18. The Frederick Douglass Centre: A Question of Social Betterment and Not of Social Equality
19. Social Bonds in the "Black Belt" of Chicago: Negro Organizations and the New Spirit Pervading Them
20. The Frederick Douglass Center[: The Institutional Foundation]
21. A New Method of Dealing with the Race Problem
Part V: Eulogies
22. [In Memory of Philip D. Armour]
23. [Eulogoy of Susan B. Anthongy]
24. Report of Memorial Service for Rev. Celia Parker Woolley

About the Author

Mary Jo Deegan is Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. She is author of Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892-1918 and has written numerous articles on sociology, women's history, and Chicago race relations.


""A unique and important contribution to African American and women's history.... Highly recommended."-Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Harvard University

"Deegan has provided a valuable service in collecting Williams's essays on race, gender, and civic engagement in Progressive America."-Journal of Illinois History"

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