Women of Achievement

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(3.8 stars; 7 reviews)

This volume, published in 1919 by the American Women's Baptist Home Mission Society, opens with an introduction spelling out the important work done by African American women. It speaks both to the "invisible work" of as mothers and wives, and the work done outside the homes in all sorts of industries, as well as in medicine, education, and arts. In addition, it contains short biographies of five brave, inspiring women. - Summary by kathrinee (1 hr 38 min)


The Fireside Schools; Introduction: The Negro Woman in American Life 27:08 Read by BettyB
Harriet Tubman 14:21 Read by April6090
Nora Gordon 18:57 Read by BettyB
Meta Warrick Fuller 14:21 Read by BettyB
Mary McLeod Bethune 12:59 Read by BettyB
Mary Church Terrell 10:19 Read by BettyB


(4.5 stars)

A great summary of reminders how women and in specific, negro women’s contribution to the success of the negro people and our great nation!