work of colored women; compiled by Jane Olcott, issued by the Colored Work Committee, War Work Council, National Board Young Women's Christian Associations.

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
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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