L. Pearl Mitchell Papers

L. Pearl Mitchell (1883-1974) was a Cleveland, Ohio, civil rights activist. She served as national Vice-President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) (1936-1937). The collection consists of correspondence; Dr. Samuel Mitchell’s license, sermons, and speeches; editions of The Wilberforce Graduate, 2 copies of The Ohio Book for the Lincoln Jubilee, pamphlets and printed material from the NAACP, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority pamphlets, Mt. Zion Congregational Church Building Fund records, F.E.P.C. financial reports, a copy of The Long Moment by Jo Sinclair, Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphans’ Home financial records and trustees’ minutes, Women’s Council reports to the Cleveland Health Association, Cleveland Job Corps for Women materials, biographical material on Mrs. Mitchell, news clippings, awards, pamphlets, brochures, and a copy of A Half Century of Freedom of the Negro in Ohio by W.A. Joiner.

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