Eartha White (center, first row) with delegates at the State Meeting of the City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of #Jacksonville on May 16, 1915. Often excluded from white clubs and clubs created by black men, despite being instrumental in the development of the city, black women created their own clubs to combat stereotypes defining them as devoid of morality and incapable of upholding family responsibilities. .
The second club photograph was taken in 1925 in front of Bethel Baptist Institutional Church with Margaret Murray Washington (center) of Tuskegee, AL. Washington was known as great anti-lynching activist. She was credited for co-founding the National Association of Colored Women in 1896. Thanks to @unflibrary for the historic images. .
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