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Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. Durham chapter records, 1968-1998

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Title:Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. Durham chapter records, 1968-1998
Date:1968-1998
Description:

Collection of correspondence, by-laws, meeting agendas and minutes, budgets, articles of incorporation belonging to this non-profit, interracial organization founded in Durham, N.C. in September 1968; Elna Spaulding was the organization's founder and first president. Also includes information about the organization's relationship to the Women In Action Foundation of Durham, N.C. The collection documents the organization's involvement in the Durham community on a variety of issues, including easing racial tensions; facilitating court ordered school integration in 1970; providing for the recreational and cultural needs of disadvantaged youth; and establishing a clearinghouse to offer information and referral services to Durham citizens for a variety of social problems.

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Subjects:Spaulding, Elna B. (Elna Bridgeforth) | Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. | Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc., Durham Chapter (Durham, N.C.) | African Americans--Durham (N.C.)--History | African Americans--North Carolina--History | Segregation in education--North Carolina--Durham | School integration--North Carolina--Durham | Youth--Services for--North Carolina--Durham | Social service--North Carolina--Durham--Societies, etc. | Race relations | North Carolina--Race relations | Durham (N.C.)--Race relations | Durham (N.C.)--History | United States, North Carolina, Durham County, Durham, 35.9940329, -78.898619
Institution:Duke University Libraries
Contributors:David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Persistent Link to Item:http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/findingaids/wia/