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For more information on Mrs. Bethune and her journey as an activist throughout the United States and beyond, please check out the following sites
In 1935 Mrs. Bethune founded the National Council of Negro Women. The organization’s headquarters is now a National Park Service Site. For more information on this historic site visit:
To find out more information about the National Council of Negro Women’s current activities visit:
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If you’re a researcher looking for archival resources on Mrs. Bethune or Bethune-Cookman University visit:
In 1923, at the fifth national convention, Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune became an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. For current activities of the organization please visit:
From 1936-1951, Dr. Bethune was the President of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, under the leadership of the founder of Negro History Week, Dr. Carter G. Woodson. For more information on the organization visit: