Frances Blascoer

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Frances Blascoer was the NAACP's first Executive Secretary. She[1] served in 1910–1911.

NAACP[edit]

Frances Blascoer was the NAACP's first Executive Secretary,[2] serving February 1910–March 1911, resigning after a dispute with W. E. B. Du Bois, then the NAACP's Director of Publicity and Research,[2] over finances for The Crisis, the NAACP monthly magazine that he edited.[3]

Career other than NAACP[edit]

Frances Blascoer was a settlement worker,[3] in 1912 was Special Investigator for the Board of Trustees of the Kaiulani Home for Young Women and Girls,[4] and, in 1915, was Special Investigator for the Committee on Hygiene of School Children of the Public Education Association of the City of New York.[5]

Author[edit]

Frances Blascoer authored several works:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gender per Frances Blascoer's Strategy for Franklin's Appeal (NAACP: A Century in the Fight for Freedom: 1909–2009), as accessed Feb. 5, 2011, at (U.S.) Library of Congress.
  2. ^ a b Ovington, Mary White, How NAACP Began (originally 1914), as accessed Sep. 19, 2010.
  3. ^ a b Frances Blascoer's Strategy for Franklin's Appeal, as accessed Sep. 19, 2010, at (U.S.) Library of Congress.
  4. ^ Study publication cover (click on image of publication cover), as accessed Sep. 19, 2010. The spelling "Kaiulani" is uncertain, due to image illegibility.
  5. ^ Publication cover, at Google Books, as accessed Sep. 19, 2010.
  6. ^ Jewish Charity: A Monthly Review of General Jewish Charity, in Google Books, as accessed Sep. 19, 2010.
  7. ^ Blascoer, Frances, Colored School Children in New York (Public Education Association of the City of New York, Jan. 30, 1915), at Google Books, as accessed Sep. 19, 2010.
  8. ^ Blascoer, Frances, Colored School Children in New York, at Open Library, as accessed Sep. 19, 2010 (bibliographic information only).
  9. ^ Blascoer, Frances, The Industrial Condition of Women and Girls in Honolulu: A Social Study (Honolulu (Honolulu Social Survey ser. (1st study)), Nov., 1912), at Open Library (click on image of publication cover), as accessed Sep. 19, 2010 (bibliographic information only).