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Hallie Quinn Brown

Hallie Quinn Brown Biography

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ABOUT
African-American educator and writer who founded the Colored Women's League of Washington D.C. and was the president of the Ohio State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs from 1905 until 1912.
BEFORE FAME
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilberforce University in Ohio.

FAMILY LIFE
She was born one of six children to Frances Jane Scroggins and Thomas Arthur Brown who were freed slaves.
ASSOCIATED WITH
She directed campaign work among African American women for President Calvin Coolidge.
TRIVIA
She represented the United States at the International Congress of Women in London in 1899.

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