Finding aid for the Phillis Wheatley Association Records

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Phillis Wheatley Association
Title: Phillis Wheatley Association Records
Dates: 1911-1960
Extent: 13.60 linear feet (36 containers)
Abstract: The Phillis Wheatley Association is a Cleveland, Ohio, self-help organization designed to help young African American women adjust to city life. It was organized in 1911 by Jane Edna Hunter and originally called the Working Girls Home Association. Services included a boarding house, homemaking classes, and recreational, literary and social activities. The collection consists of financial and committee reports, minutes, financial statements, insurance policies, newspaper clippings, printed brochures, speeches, and correspondence.
MS Number MS 3527
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English