African American women -- Michigan -- Grand Rapids -- Societies and clubs
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Collection 498
Abstract The Knights of Peter Claver, Inc. is the largest historically African-American Catholic lay organization in the United States. The Order is named for St. Peter Claver, the Spanish Priest who ministered to enslaved people from Africa. The Order was founded in Mobile, Alabama and is presently headquartered in New Orleans. Both Cynthia Bailey and Teresa Lamarr, members of The Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary, donated material for the collection and Teresa was instrumental...
Dates: 1980 - 2019
Identifier: Collection 082
Abstract The Grand Rapids Study Club records document the activities and membership of this Grand Rapids, Michigan African American womens’ organization. Included are minutes, correspondence, membership lists, yearbooks, historical notes and clippings. Holdings provide information on the Club from its creation in 1904 until 1987, with the bulk of the contents from the 1930s to the early 1970s. Yearbooks from the junior club, called the Pierian Club, are also included with the collection. Historical...