The work of colored women

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1919
Place: New York
Publisher: National Board YWCA
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 267-Y (Young Women's Christian Association. U.S.A. Nat. Bd. bWar Work Council. Work of colored women)
African American women
War work
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 136 p. illus., plates, fold. tab. 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433021575216
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11577080
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 717620e0-c6b3-012f-a863-3c075448cc4b
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