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Hallie Quinn Brown

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Kelsey Ann

on 29 January 2013

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By: Kelsey Shannon
December 14,2012
Humanities 2/3 Hallie Quinn Brown Both were actively involved of the Underground Railroad Her mother, Frances Jane Scroggins, was an unofficial advisor and counselor at Wilberforce College Her father, Thomas Arthur Brown, was known as "Mr, Brown, the Walking Encyclopedia" Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1845 Her home served as a station for slaves in the Underground Railroad She became the 7th National President of the NACW from 1920 to 1924 and acted as its honorary President until her death. She was dedicated to the maintenance of Fredrick Douglass' home as a memorial in Washington D.C. 1922: She established a Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship Fund for the education of women. Home used as extra space for the local African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Built Douglass Home Caretaker Cottage 1924
Purchased National Headquarters at 1114 0 St., N.W Washington, D.C. 1928 "Full citizenship must be given to colored woman because she needs the ballot for her protection and that of her children."
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