INDEX
Abbott, Edith, 41– 42
Abbott, Robert, 1– 4, 9, 76, 107
Addams, Jane, 11, 136
Africa, 23, 25, 77
African Americans: challenging school
segregation, 171; criticism of alcohol
consumption, 25; discomfort with
Catholic institutions, 29; economic
devastation in the Great Depres-
sion, 144; efforts by Illinois to aid
children, 32; employment services
during the Great Depression, 115;
family problems in Chicago, 150;
girls’ interactions with markets, 60;
high school curriculum in Smith
school, 37; ideals of nationalist
groups, 61; inclusion in New Deal
programs, 120; low number of high
school students, 110; organizing
branches of national children’s
organizations, 132; stereotypes of
female sexuality, 10; value of inte-
gration and adoption in homes, 57;
views by unia of consumer culture,
83; views on ability to run black
insti tutions, 55; women’s beauty
culture, 69
African Methodist Episcopal (ame)
Church, 21– 22, 31– 32, 47, 62
African Methodist Episcopal Zion
(ame Zion) Church, 66
Alabama, 69, 99
Alexandria, Louisiana, 1, 3
Ali, Noble Drew, 61, 75– 79, 82, 85– 91,
95, 170; sex scandal and death of, 89
Ali, Pearl, 82, 89
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (aka),
97– 100, 104– 11, 114– 17, 126– 28,
140, 167, 170
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, 106
Amanda Smith Home Association, 54
Amanda Smith Industrial Home, 46
Amanda Smith Industrial School for
Colored Girls, 15, 19– 28, 33, 36– 38,
40– 59, 63, 169
Amanda Smith Orphanage and
Industrial Home for Abandoned
Destitute Colored Children, 19, 22–
23, 26– 27, 31– 32, 57
Amanda Smith School News, 19
Arkansas, 113, 167
Armour stockyards, 153
Asiatics, 77
Athens, Alabama, 104
Bair, Barbara, 81
Baltimore, Maryland, 23, 110
Baptist Church, 67
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