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establishing industrial homes for problem boys and girls all over the South.  Association women have provided nursing care and hospital wards in cities and towns that had no hospital facilities; they have shared their own meager incomes in order to conduct kindergartens, establish libraries, and through scholarships provide educational opportunities not otherwise available.

During two wars these organized women have worked loyally for improved soldier morale, and for the sale of bonds.  They have sought to develop among the youth of the race a great respect for past accomplishments of the Negro and a future completely integrated into the civic life of democratic America through improved home environment and better training for industrial competition.

The National Association of Colored Women early selected "Lifting As We Climb" as a motto and through the 50 years of its history has been loyal to that motto.

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The National Association of Colored Women functions through organized city and rural clubs affiliated with state associations which are members of the National body.

Among the major projects sponsored by the association are the maintenance of the home of Frederick Douglass, the Negro abolitionist; establishment of the Hallie Q. Brown Scholarship Loan Fund; purchase and maintenance of a national headquarters at 1114 O Street, N. W., Washington, D. C.; sponsorship of the National Association of Colored Girls.

The Frederick Douglass Home at Cedar Hill, Anacostia, D. C. was taken over by the National Association at its biennial convention in Baltimore, Md. in 1916 while Mrs. Mary B. Talbert was president.  They
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