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Alice Dunbar Nelson (Birthday)
Join us in celebrating the birthday of Alice Dunbar Nelson. Alice was active in the emerging civil rights and woman suffrage movements. In 1915, she was the field organizer for the Middle Atlantic States in the campaign for women's suffrage. During World War I, Dunbar-Nelson served as a field representative of the Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense.
-- University of Delaware Library: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/dunbarne.html
-- Smithsonian: https://blog.library.si.edu/blog/2020/03/12/an-unsung-legacy-the-work-and-activism-of-alice-dunbar-nelson/#.XsnsXmhKhPY
-- NPS: https://www.nps.gov/articles/black-women-and-the-fight-for-voting-rights.htm
-- Hidden Figures: https://www.brandywine.org/museum/hidden-figures-suffrage-movement
-- Black History: https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/dunbar-nelson-alice-ruth-moore-1875-1935/
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
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