Ovington,Mary White
Dates: 1885-1951
Born in: Brooklyn, New York
Major Events

Attended Radcliffe

1904--began work at Greenwich House Settlement, working mostly with black children

Early member of National Association for Advancement of Colored People

Member of Socialist Party, vigrous advocate of suffrage and peace movements

Major Publications

Half a Man: The Status of the Negro in New York(1911)

The Shadow(1920)

The Walls Came Tumbling Down(1947)

The Negro in the Trades Unions in New York
Links to Texts:
How the NAACP Began
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