Black Fraternal, Social and Civic Institutions: A Selected Bibliography; prepared
in celebration of Black History Month 2006. Items listed are available through Howard University Libraries and/or the Moorland Spingarn Research Center.
Breaux, R. M. (2002). "Maintaining a Home for Girls": The Iowa Federation of Colored Women's Clubs at the University of Iowa, 1919-1950.
Davis, E. L. (1996). Lifting as they climb. New York: G. K. Hall. E185.86 .D384 1996.
Fauset, J. (1922). The thirteenth biennial of the N.A.C.W. Crisis, 24, 257-260.
Hunton, A. W. (1911). Women's clubs. Crisis, 1, 16-17.
Johnson, J. M. (2005). "Ye Gave Them a Stone": African American Women's Clubs, the Frederick Douglass Home, and the Black Mammy Monument. Journal of Women's History,17, 1, 62-86.
Jones, B. W. (1982). Mary Church Terrell and the National Association of Colored Women, 1896 to 1901.
Lerner, G. (1974). Early Community Work of Black Club Women.
National Association of Colored Women's Clubs Inc. (1959). What you should know about it ... how it works... or what it does. Washington, DC: N.A.C.W.C. M396 N21W
Wesley, C. H.(1984). The history of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs: a legacy of service. Washington, DC: The Clubs. M367 W516.
Jim Crow Stories: National Association of Colored Women. retrieved from the Internet 2/7/06. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_org_nacw.html
The National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, Inc. and Youth Affiliates. Retrieved from the Internet 2/7/06. http://www.nacwc.org
Records of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, 1895–1992. Consulting Editor: Lillian Williams, Dept. of Women’s Studies, State University of New York, Albany. Retrieved from the Internet 2/7/06. http://www.lexisnexis.com/academic/2upa/Aaas/NatlAsnColouredWomen.asp
Sources for National Association of Colored Women and African-American Clubwomen, Race, and Reform. Compiled by Nancy Marie Robertson. Retrieved from the Internet 6/14/06. http://www.h-net.org/~women/bibs/club.htm
Abramowitz, J.The Negro in the Populist Movement.
Autrey, D. (1997). Can These Bones Live?: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Alabama, 1918-1930.
Boylan, A. M. (1984). Women in Groups: An Analysis of Women's Benevolent Organizations in New York and Boston, 1797-1840. The Journal of American History, 71, 3, 497-523.
Brown, R. C. (1949). The Health Education Programs of Government and Voluntary Agencies
Brown, R. Khari. (2003). Faith and Works: Church-Based Social Capital Resources and African American Political Activism. Social Forces, 82, 2, 617-641.
Bunche, R. J. (1939). The Programs of Organizations Devoted to the Improvement of the Status of the American Negro.
Carson, E. D. (1993). A hand up: black philanthropy and self-help in America. Washington, D.C. : Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Press. HV3181 .C38 1993
Consolidated Parent Group, Inc.
Feldman, L. B. (1999). A sense of place: Birmingham's Black middle-class community, 1890-1930. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. F334.B69 N437 1999
Cott, N. F. (1984). Feminist Politics in the 1920s: The National Woman's Party.
Finnie, G. E. (1969). The Antislavery Movement in the Upper South Before 1840.
Freeman, J. (1973). The Origins of the Women's Liberation Movement.
Gliozzo, C. A. (1972). John Jones and the Black Convention Movement, 1848-1856.
Graham, L. O. (2000). Our kind of people: inside America's Black upper class. New York : HarperPerennial. E185.86 .G644 2000
Gregory, S. T. (Ed.). (1999). A legacy of dreams: the life and contributions of Dr. William Venoid Banks. Lanham, MD: University Press of America. E185.97.B217 L44 1999
Gordon, L. (1991). Black and White Visions of Welfare: Women's Welfare Activism, 1890-1945.
Guzman, J. P. (1984). Crusade for civic democracy : the story of the Tuskegee Civic Association, 1941-1970. New York : Vantage Press. F334 T96 G88 1984.
Hamilton, D.C., & Hamilton, C. V. (1992). The Dual Agenda of African American Organizations since the New Deal: Social Welfare Policies and Civil Rights.
Harris, F. C. (1999). Something within: religion in African-American political activism. New York: Oxford University Press. BR563.N4 H368 1999
Hoffman, E. D.(1959). The Genesis of the Modern Movement for Equal Rights in South Carolina, 1930-1939.
Hollingsworth Wood, L. (1924). The Urban League Movement.
Holmes, W. F. (1975). The Demise of the Colored Farmers' Alliance.
Horton, J. O., & Horton, L. E. (1999). Black Bostonians: family life and community struggle in the antebellum North. New York: Holmes & Meier. F73.9.N4 H67 1999
Jewell, K. S. (1985). Will the Real Black, Afro-American, Mixed, Colored, Negro Please Stand Up?: Impact of the Black Social Movement, Twenty Years Later.
Johnson, A. E. (1975). The National Association of Black Social Workers: structural and functional assessment by leaders and members. Denver, CO: NABSW.
Johnson III, O. A., & Stanford, K. L., (Eds.). (2002). Black political organizations in the post-civil rights era. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. E185.615 .B5465 2002.
Judson, S. M. (1999). Civil Rights and Civic Health: African American Women's Public Health Work in Early Twentieth Century Atlanta. NWSA Journal, 11, 3, 93-111.
Kessler, S. H. (1952). The Organization of Negroes in the Knights of Labor
Kimbrough, W. M. () Self-Assessment, Participation, and Value of Leadership Skills, Activities, and Experiences for Black Students Relative to Their Membership in Historically Black Fraternities and Sororities.
Knupfer, A. M. (1997). "If You Can't Push, Pull, if You Can't Pull, Please Get Out of the Way": The Phyllis Wheatley Club and Home in Chicago, 1896 to 1920.
Lang, C. (2004). Between Civil Rights and Black Power in the Gateway City: The Action Committee to Improve Opportunities for Negroes (ACTION), 1964-75. Journal of Social History, 37, 3, 725-754.
Ling, P. J., & Monteith, S. (Eds.). (2004). Gender and the civil rights movement. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. E185.61 .G284 2004
Meier, A. (1963). Negro Protest Movements and Organizations.
Menchan, W. M. (1945). Adult Education Programs of Negro Parent-Teacher Associations
Middleton, E. J. The Louisiana Education Association, 1901-1970.
Miller, C. L. (1943). The Negro and Volunteer War Agencies.
Moore, Jr., J. T. (1981). A search for equality: the National Urban League, 1910-1961. University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press. E185.61 M784
Muraskin, W. A.(1975). Middle-class Blacks in a white society : Prince Hall Freemasonry in America. Berkeley: University of California Press. HS883 .M87 1975
Myers, J. L.(1967). American Antislavery Society Agents and the Free Negro, 1833-1838
Ovington, M. W. (1924). The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Parris, G., & Brooks, L. (1971). Blacks in the city; a history of the National Urban League. Boston: Little, Brown. E185.5 N33 P3
Perlman, D. (1971). Organizations of the Free Negro in New York City, 1800-1860.
Pitre, M. (1999). In struggle against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957. College Station : Texas A&M University Press. F391.W575 P58 1999
Pollard, W. L. (1978). A study of Black self help. San Francisco: R & E Research Associates. HV3181 P64
Preston, Jr., E. D. (1933). The Genesis of the Underground Railroad.
Ransby, B. (2003). Ella Baker & the Black freedom movement : a radical democratic vision. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. E185.97.B214 R36 2003
Record, W. (1955), Negro Intellectuals and Negro Movements: Some Methodological Notes
Ross, E. L. (Ed.). (1978) Black heritage in social welfare, 1860-1930. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. HV3181 B55
Rouse, J. A. (1984) The Legacy of Community Organizing: Lugenia Burns Hope and the Neighborhood Union
Schechter, P. A. (2003). Introduction to the project. Journal of Women's History, 15, 3, 166-174.
Scott, A. F.(1990). Most Invisible of All: Black Women's Voluntary Associations.
Silverman, R. M. (Ed.). (2004). Community-based organizations: the intersection of social capital and local context in contemporary urban society. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press. HN90.C6 C645 2004
Spriggs, W. E. (1979). The Virginia Colored Farmers' Alliance: A Case Study of Race and Class Identity.
Strickland, A. E. (2001). History of the Chicago Urban League. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. F548.9.N4 S85 2001
Ware, G. (1994). The NAACP-Inc. Fund Alliance: Its Strategy, Power, and Destruction
Wedin, C. (1998). Inheritors of the spirit : Mary White Ovington and the founding of the NAACP. New York: Wiley. E185.98.O95 W44 1998
Weiss, N. J. (1974). The National Urban League, 1910-1940. New York, Oxford University Press. E185.5 N33 W44
Wesley, C. H. (1977). Henry Arthur Callis: life and legacy. Chicago : Foundation Publishers. R154 C22 W47
Wesley, C. H. (1939). The Negroes of New York in the Emancipation Movement.
Whitaker, M. C.(2000). The Rise of Black Phoenix: African-American Migration, Settlement and Community Development in Maricopa County, Arizona 1868-1930.
Williams, L. J. (1980). Black Freemasonry and middle-class realities. Columbia: University of Missouri Press. HS883 W54
Worley, H. F., & Contee, C. G. (1970). The Worley Report on the Pan-African Congress of 1919.
Wright, M. T. (1944). Educational Programs for the Improvement of Race Relations: Negro Advancement Organizations.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. (1930). Constitution and by-laws of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. n.p: n.p.
Mason, H. (1999).The talented tenth: the founders and presidents of Alpha. Winter Park, FL: Four-G Publishers. LJ121.A55 M37 1999
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Retrieved from the Internet 2/7/06. http://www.alphaphialpha.net/
Sphinx: The official organ of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. (1917). Norfolk, VA: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. vols. 1917-1925, 1927-1933.
Wesley, C. H. (1935). The history of Alpha Phi Alpha: a development in Negro college life. Washington, DC: Foundation Publishers, Howard University. M371.85 W51 1935
Black fraternities and sororities [video-recording] : a glorious past, the road ahead. Fairfax, Va. : Cox, Matthews, & Associates, 1990. LC2781 .B52 1990 VHS
A Brief history of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (1997). Black Issues in Higher Education 14:8.
Brown, T. L., Parks, G. S., & Phillips, C. M. (Eds.). African American fraternities and sororities : the legacy and the vision. (2005). Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky .LJ31 .A47 2005
Burns, K., (Ed.). (2004). Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity: a century. New York: Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. M371.85 Si254 2004
Camp, B. J. &, Kent, O. (2004). "What a Mighty Power We Can Be": Individual and Collective Identity in African American and White Fraternal Initiation Rituals. Social Science History 28.3, 439-483.
Crump, W. L. (1991). The story of Kappa Alpha Psi: a history of the beginning and development a college Greek letter organization, 1911-1991. Philadelphia, PA: Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. M371.85 C888 1991
The Delta: Special 1973 pre-convention issue. (1973). Washington, D.C. Delta Sigma Theta Inc.
Evans, S. Y. (2004). Black Greek-Lettered Organizations And Civic Responsibility. Black Issues in Higher Education, 21, 17, 98-98.
Jackson, J. A. (1939). Fraternal societies and race progress. Crisis, 45, 7, 235-237, 244.
Jones, R. L. (2004). Black haze: violence, sacrifice, and manhood in Black Greek-letter fraternities. Albany: State University of New York Press. LJ51 .J66 2004
Kapos, A. (1952). Some individual and group determinants of fraternity attitudes toward the admission of certain minority groups. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan. Microfilm M450
Kimbrough, W. M. (2003). Black Greek 101: the culture, customs, and challenges of Black fraternities and sororities. Madison Teaneck, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. LJ51 .K56 2003.
Liazos, A. &, Ganz, M. (2004). Duty to the Race: African American Fraternal Orders and the Legal Defense of the Right to Organize. Social Science History 28.3, 485-534.
Logan, R. W. (1950). 50 years of progress in Greek letter societies. Pittsburgh, PA: Pitts Courier Co. M973.9 F46 no. 12.
Malone, J. (1996). Steppin' on the blues: the visible rhythms of African American dance. Urbana : University of Illinois Press. GV1624.7.A34 M35 1996
Nuwer, H. (2001). Wrongs of passage : fraternities, sororities, hazing, and binge drinking. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2001. M371.85 N9794 2001
The Oracle: the official organ of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. ( ) Philadelphia, PA:
Parker, W. M. (1975). The effectiveness of a race relations communications program with black and white fraternity pledges. Gainesville, FL. Microfilm 1496
Peters, J. J., Wilson, C. R., & Crump, W. L. (1967). The story of Kappa Alpha Psi, a history of the beginning and development of a college Greek letter organization 1911-1961. Philadelphia: Kappa Alpha Psi. M371.85 P442
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. (1920). Crisis, 20, 194.
Robbins, A. (2004). Pledged : the secret life of sororities. New York: Hyperion. LJ51 .R63 2004
Romer, A. S. ( ). The color line in fraternities.M371.85 R66
Ross, Jr., L. C (2000). The divine nine : the history of African American fraternities and sororities. New York, NY: Kensington Books. LC2781.7 .R68 2000
Ruffins, P. (1997). Frat-ricide. Black Issues in Higher Education 14:8.
Ruffins, P. (2004). Looking Toward The Future. Black Issues in Higher Education 21, 9, 78-81.
Ruffins, P. (2001). Noteworthy News: Spring Ushers in a Bloody Hazing Season for Black Frats. Black Issues in Higher Education 18, 5, 12.
Serious Greek letter societies. (1941). Crisis, 48, 2,39.
Sims, S. B. (1978). A history of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority 1959-1969. [n.p.]: Iota Phi Lambda Sorority. M366 G83h
Skocpol, T. &, Oser, J. L. (2004). Organization despite Adversity: The Origins and Development of African American Fraternal Associations. Social Science History 28.3, 367-437.
Sororities. (1930). Opportunity, 8, 251.
Trotter, Joe William, 1945- (2004) African American Fraternal Organizations in American History: An Introduction. Social Science History, 28, 3, 355-366.
Wesley, C. H. (1969). History of Sigma Pi Phi: first of the Negro-American Greek letter fraternities. Washington, DC: Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. M371.85 W51h 1969.
White, P. S. (1974). Behind these doors - a legacy: the history of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. Chicago: Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. M371.85 W585.
African American Fraternities and Sororities. Retrieved from the Internet 2/07/06. http://www.straightblack.com/culture/African-American-Fraternities-Sororities/index.html
Black Fraternity Directory. Retrieved from the Internet 2/07/06. http://www.blackrefer.com/fraternity2.html
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