Digital Archives of The National Council of Negro Women (N.C.N.W.), Champaign County Chapter

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Title

Digital Archives of The National Council of Negro Women (N.C.N.W.), Champaign County Chapter

Subject

Women's Organizations, Community Organizations

Description

The pdfs below are digital copies of the N.C.N.W. Champaign County Chapter archives, up to 2005. Each file with a year contains the yearly records. The NCNWFullArchive.pdf contains the complete records of this community organization. High-resolution versions of images in this digital archives are available.

About the group: The National Council of Negro Women (N.C.N.W.), Champaign County Chapter, are an affiliate of the National organization founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune.

Mrs. Odessa Hudson saw the need for the National Council of Negro Women here in Champaign County. In October of 1981 fifty women came together at the call of Mrs. Odessa Hudson at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 401 E. Park St. Champaign. Mrs. Rosie Bean who lived in Chicago and was part of the National Organization was here to help the group organize. The group elected Shirley Walker as the first president. Mrs. Rebecca J. Williams served after Shirley pursued her career in another city. Mrs. Anna Wall Scott was our 3rd President. Under her tenure the group were affiliated with the United Negro College Fund. Mrs. Scott helped NCNW sponsor events featuring Albertine Walker, William Warfield and many others. Mrs. Billie Campbell was the group's 4th President. Under the tenure of Mary Haywood, the group's 5th President the group initiated the following events: Evening with NCNW, Taste of NCNW, Wealth of Music, Evening of Cultural Diversity and May Fellowship. Ruthie Hillsman became the 6th President and
among many other activities began annual Gala, Mother's Day Brunch, and bus excursions to Black Expo in Indianapolis. Beverly Lacey was the 7th president and Rita Myles was the 8th President. Currently, Carol Lewis serves as president number 9. Her term ends in September 2012.

Creator

National Council of Negro Women Champaign County Chapter

Date

1980-2005

Contributor

National Council of Negro Women Champaign County Chapter, digitized by Carol Lewis, Mary Haywood-Benson and Maryann Brickey at Salem Baptist Church in 2011-2012

Rights

All rights reserved by NCNW of Champaign County

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Online Submission

No

Citation

National Council of Negro Women Champaign County Chapter, “Digital Archives of The National Council of Negro Women (N.C.N.W.), Champaign County Chapter,” eBlack Champaign-Urbana, accessed July 23, 2019, http://eblackcu.net/portal/items/show/2112.

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File: NCNW 1982 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1983 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1984 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1985 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1986 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1987 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1988 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1989 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1990 MASTER (1).pdf

File: NCNW 1991 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1992 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1993 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1994 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW 1994014.pdf

File: NCNW 1995005.pdf

File: NCNW 1996 Master.pdf

File: NCNW 1997 Master.pdf

File: NCNW 1998 Master.pdf

File: NCNW 1999 Master.pdf

File: NCNW 2000 Master.pdf

File: NCNW 2003 Master.pdf

File: NCNW 2004 MASTER.pdf

File: NCNW-2001-Full.pdf

File: NCNW-2005.pdf

File: NCNW-Full-Archive.pdf

File: ncnw 2002.pdf