How Did Victoria Earle Matthews's Life Reflect the Sometimes Conflicting
Attitudes of Black Self-Help and Black Political Activism?

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Introduction

Document 1A: "Mrs. W.E. Matthews (Victoria Earle)," Indianapolis Freeman, 23 February 1889

Document 1B: I. Garland Penn, "Mrs. W.E. Matthews (Victoria Earle,) General Newspaper Reporter and Novel Writer," in The Afro-American Press and Its Editors, 1891

Document 2A: Victoria Earle, "The Home Circle," Washington Bee, 9 April 1887

Document 2B: Victoria Earle, "The Home Circle," Washington Bee, 16 April 1887

Document 2C: Victoria Earle, "The Home Circle," Washington Bee, 23 April 1887

Document 2D: Victoria Earle, "The Home Circle," Washington Bee, 7 May 1887

Document 2E: Victoria Earle, "The Home Circle," Washington Bee, 14 May 1887

Document 2F: Victoria Earle, "The Home Circle," Washington Bee, 21 May 1887

Document 3: Victoria Earle, "Women in the Campaign," New York Age, 10 November 1888

Document 4A: Victoria Earle, "New York Letter," National Leader, 8 December 1888

Document 4B: Victoria Earle, "New York Letter," National Leader, 22 December 1889

Document 4C: Victoria Earle, "New York Letter," National Leader, 5 January 1889

Document 4D: Victoria Earle, "New York Letter," National Leader, 12 January 1889

Document 4E: Victoria Earle, "New York Letter," National Leader, 19 January 1889

Document 5: Victoria Earle, "The Crispus Attucks Monument," April 1889

Document 6: Victoria Earle, Aunt Lindy: A Story Founded on Real Life, 1893

Document 7: Victoria Earle, "Eugenie's Mistake: A Story," January 1892

Document 8: Victoria Earle, "Zelika: A Story," July 1892

Document 9: "Afro American Women: Organized to Suppress the Lynching of Colored Men," Brooklyn Eagle, 19 March 1893

Document 10: Flyer for Anti-Caste, c.1893

Document 11: Elizabeth Frazier, "Mrs. Wm. E. Matthews," The Woman's Era, 1 May 1894

Document 12: Victoria Earle Matthews to Frederick Douglass, 3 August 1894

Document 13: "Speaking for Colored Women," Washington Times, 13 August 1894

Document 14: "To Aid Colored Girls," New York Herald, 26 September 1894

Document 15A: "Blair's Bill as to Lynching," New York Times, 11 September 1894

Document 15B: "To Investigate Lynching," New York Times, 20 December 1894

Document 15C: Victoria Earle, "New York," The Woman's Era, December 1894

Document 16: Victoria Earle, "Women's Patriotism," Parsons Weekly Blade, 19 January 1895

Document 17: "Her Views on the Malby Law," New York Times, 22 June 1895

Document 18: Victoria Earle Matthews, The Value of Race Literature: An Address Delivered at the First Congress of Colored Women of the United States, at Boston, Mass., July 30th, 1895

Document 19: "May Indict Miss Flagler: The Washington Grand Jury Will Investigate," New York Sun, 7 August 1895

Document 20: Katie V. Carmand, "Report of the Woman's Loyal Union of New York and Brooklyn," The Woman's Era, August 1895

Document 21: "Valuable to the Historian," Boston Sunday Herald, 8 December 1895

Document 22: "The National Colored Woman's Congress," The Woman's Era, January 1896

Document 23: Victoria Earle Matthews, "Note on the Atlanta 'Lynch Law Resolution,'" The Woman's Era, February 1896

Document 24: Victoria Earle Matthews, "Brickmaking at Tuskegee, Ala., Industrial School," Brick, 1 April 1894

Document 25: T. Thomas Fortune, "Afro-American Women," New York Sun, 5 July 1896

Document 26: Excerpts, A History of the Club Movement Among the Colored Women of the United States of America, July 1896

Document 27: "Talking Herself Dry," Washington Bee, 22 August 1896

Document 28: Excerpt, "Colored American Notes," Washington Post, 13 December 1896

Document 29: Victoria Earle Matthews, "The Slums of New York," Indianapolis Freeman, 10 April 1897

Document 30A: Lucy Bainbridge, editor, "Woman's Branch," City Mission Monthly, April 1897

Document 30B: "Donations for White Rose Mission," City Mission Monthly, October 1897

Document 31: Victoria Earle Matthews, The Awakening of the Afro-American Woman, 1897

Document 32: "Colored Folk Festival: Miss [sic] Victoria Matthews Delivers a Powerful Address to Her Race," San Francisco Call, 13 July 1897

Document 33: Victoria Earle Matthews, "The Negroes of New York," New York Sun, 14 September 1897

Document 34: "Negro Girls Sold Into Bondage: Young Women, Decoyed from the South by False Promises of Work, Become Slaves of White and Negro Masters," New York Evening Telegram, 20 September 1897

Document 35: Victoria Earle Matthews to Booker T. Washington, 8 January 1898

Document 36: Alice Ruth Moore to Paul Laurence Dunbar, 23 January 1898

Document 37: Olive Gunby, "Women and Their Work: An Apostle of Social Uplifting Among the New York Negroes," New York Post, 16 February 1898

Document 38: "The White Rose Mission," New York Sun, 17 April 1898

Document 39: Victoria Earle Matthews, "Some Dangers Confronting Southern Girls in the North," July 1898

Document 40A: "Colored Bishop's Hot Words," New York Times, 16 December 1898

Document 40B: Excerpt, "The Fighting Sixteenth," Omaha Morning World Herald, 10 February 1899

Document 41: Victoria Earle Matthews, "Heart Rending," Cleveland Gazette, 28 January 1899

Document 42: "The White Rose Mission," New York Sun, 24 September 1899

Document 43A: "The White Rose Mission," 1899

Document 43B: Untitled, City Mission Monthly, June 1900

Document 44: Victoria Earle Matthews, "The Florida Holocaust," The Colored American, 6 June 1901

Document 45: "Home for Colored Girls," New-York Tribune, 17 January 1902

Document 46A: Bishop Alexander Walters, "The Redemption of Our City--Colored," Federation, July 1902

Document 46B: Rev. H.C. Miller, "The Redemption of Our City--Colored," Federation, July 1902

Document 46C: Virginia [sic] Matthews, "The Redemption of Our City--Colored," Federation, July 1902

Document 47A: Victoria Earle Matthews to Booker T. Washington, 12 March 1903

Document 47B: Victoria Earle Matthews to Booker T. Washington, 20 March 1903

Document 48: Victoria Earle Matthews, "Protecting Colored Girls," New-York Tribune, 30 March 1905

Document 49: "A Colored Settlement: The White Rose Home for Working Girls," New York Evening Post, 28 June 1905

Document 50: "Shall White Agencies Dominate Our Charity Work?" New York Age, 28 December 1905

Document 51: W. E. H. Chase, "Autonomy for Charity Work," New York Age, 11 January 1906

Document 52: "White Rose Annual Report," New York Age, 22 February 1906

Document 53A: Frances R. Keyser, "Report of the White Rose for the Summer of 1906"

Document 53B: Anna Rich, "Travelers' Aid Work," 1906

Document 54: Frances Reynolds Keyser, "Victoria Earle Matthews," New York Age, 14 March 1907, p. 6

Document 55: "Mrs. Victoria Earle Matthews," New York Age, 21 March 1907

Document 56: "Annual Report of the White Rose Working Girls' Home . . . for the Year Ending December 31, 1907"

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