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Frances Brown college photograph
Description: Photograph of Frances E. Brown, niece of Hallie Q. Brown, sitting on the ground at the University of Illnois in 1929. Hallie Q. Brown was the daughter of freed slaves Thomas and Frances Jane who were actively involved with the Underground Railroad. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilberforce University and later became Dean of Women at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Brown helped found the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), was elected Secretary of Education of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1900 and served as the 7th National President of the NACW. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_MSS5_B10F04_E
Subjects: Brown, Hallie Q. (Hallie Quinn), d. 1949; African American women; Wilberforce University; Tuskegee Institute; Religion in Ohio; African American Educators
Places: Chicago (Illinois)