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Mossell, N.F.
The Work of Afro-American Women



Too Late to be Classified.

Miss Sarah E. Tanner has been appointed Principal and instructor in English Literature and Industrial Drawing at the Colored Normal and Industrial School, Bordentown, N. J.

Mrs. Mary H. Valodus, a native of Pennsylvania, trained in the Presbyterian Church, later active in missionary work in the A. U. M. E., was licensed to preach by Bishop Williams and has erected within the space of six years two churches, one at Rome, the other at Amsterdam, N. Y. Mrs. Valodus is now endeavoring to establish an Agricultural and Industrial School in Central, N.Y.

Miss Ellen Nowell Ford, of Oakland, Cal., now of New York, has received a diploma certifying to the excellence of crayon work exhibited by her in the New York State exhibit at the World's Fair, Chicago, 1893.

Mrs. M. A. McCurdy, of Rome, Ga., is editor of the Woman's World.

Miss Fisher, of New Bedford, by obtaining a certain number of subscribers to the Woman's Era, , has been placed in the Boston Training School of Music.

Miss Frances A. Davis and Mrs. Fanny Ridgel are laboring as missionaries in West Africa.


A number of young women have graduated as trained nurses from the Provident Hospital, Chicago, and it is also said that Johns Hopkins has twenty-four Afro-American women graduates.

Miss Lucy Thurman is National Superintendent of Temperance Work among the Afro`Americans. Mrs. F. E. W. Harper is National Organizer of the same work. Amanda Smith is World's Evangelist of the W. C. T. U.

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