Mary Church Terrell: An Original Oberlin Activist


Primary Sources

Terrell, Mary Church. A Colored Woman in a White World. Ransdell, 1940.  Referred to herein as CWWW.

Ancestry Library

Architecture of Oberlin College

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers  

Mary Church Terrell Papers at the Library of Congress

Oberlin College Archives:
Oberlin College Catalogue for the year… 

Oberlin Heritage Center 

Oberlin Review 

Oberlin Weekly News

You Can't Keep Her Out: Mary Church Terrell's Fight for Equality in America - Digitizing American Feminisms

Secondary Sources

Baumann, Roland M. Constructing Black Education at Oberlin College: A Documentary History. Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio, 2010.

Campbell, Karlyn K. Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1925-1993: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook. Greenwood Press, Westport, Conn., 1994.

Capshaw, Katharine. Children's Literature of the Harlem Renaissance. Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2004. (Web)

Cooper, Brittney C. Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 2017.

Jones, Beverly W., and Mary C. Terrell. Quest for Equality: The Life and Writings of Mary Eliza Church Terrell, 1863-1954. vol. 13, Carlson Pub., Brooklyn, N.Y., 1990.

Oxford African American Studies Center

Parker, Alison. "Mary Church Terrell:  Woman Suffrage and Civil Rights Pioneer," Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000. 2015. (Web)

Quigley, Joan.  Just Another Southern Town:  Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital.   Oxford University Press, 2016. 

Rooks, Noliwe M. Ladies' Pages:African American Women's Magazines and the Culture that made Them. Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, N.J., 2004.

Sterling, Dorothy. Black Foremothers:Three Lives. Feminist Press, New York, 1988.

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