Bibliography of Works Written about Esther Popel Shaw


Bibliography of Writings About Esther Popel Shaw

Primary Sources

"2 Students Get Scholarships." Baltimore Afro-American, Mar 25, 1939.

"3,743 DIPLOMAS GO TO WEST SIDE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES." Chicago Daily Tribune, Jun 23, 1940.

Alston, Mabel. "In the Capital." Baltimore Afro-American, Dec 6, 1941.

________. "Over Heard in the Capital." Baltimore Afro-American, Jul 22, 1944.

"Among our Group." The Pittsburgh Courier, Aug 30, 1924.

"Appoint Directorship to Continue Woodson's Negro History Group." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Apr 22, 1950.

"’Are the Sororities Worthwhile’? Yes, Declare Deltas." The Pittsburgh Courier, Aug 26, 1933.

Banks, Elam. "Harrisburg." Baltimore Afro-American, Oct 11, 1930.

________. "Harrisburg." Baltimore Afro-American, Jun 20, 1931.

________. "Harrisburg." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 15, 1933.

________. "In Harrisburg, Pa." Baltimore Afro-American, Jul 8, 1933.

________. "Throughout the State of Pennsylvania." Baltimore Afro-American, Jun 9, 1934.

Brown, William. "College Women End 11th Meet." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 14, 1934.

"College Women Begin Plans for Easter Convention in District." Baltimore Afro-American, Mar 25, 1950.

"College Women Decry Separate Educational Policy at Conclave." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 15, 1950.

"College Women Hold Conference." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Apr 6, 1940.

"College Women Hold Significant Convention." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Apr 30, 1938.

"College Women Meet in Executive Session." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Oct 30, 1943.

"College Women Preach 'Intelligent Action' to Combat Baffling Problems of Present Day." The Pittsburgh Courier, Apr 23, 1938.

"College Women Prepare for 17th Annual Confab In Raleigh." The Pittsburgh Courier, Mar 9, 1940.

"College Women to Hold Meet." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Mar 16, 1940.

Cox, Pearlie. "Pearlie's Prattle." Baltimore Afro-American, Jun 9, 1951.

________. "Pearlie's Prattle." Baltimore Afro-American, May 10, 1952.

"D. C. Society." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 11, 1931.

"Dedication Rites for Settlement." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Mar 19, 1938.

"Dee Cee Deltas Receive Faculty and Freshmen." The Pittsburgh Courier, Jan 27, 1940.

"Delta Officers Attend Confab in Washington." Baltimore Afro-American, Dec 10, 1949.

"Delta Sigma Thetas Observe Anniversary." New York Amsterdam News, Feb 5, 1944.

"Deltas Celebrate 24th Anniversary at Banquet." Baltimore Afro-American, Jan 30, 1937.

"Display Ad 11 -- no Title." Daily Boston Globe, Jan 10, 1958.

"Dr. Woodson's Work to Go on." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 22, 1950.

"East Meets West." Baltimore Afro-American, Nov 7, 1942.

Edwards, Thyra. "Account of YWCA Branch Conference at Wilberforce." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Jul 10, 1937.

"Executive Committee of College Women in Meet." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Jun 26, 1937.

"Foreman Out, Weaver in, as Labor Adviser." Baltimore Afro-American, Oct 27, 1934.

"Francis Bal Boheme Witnessed by 3,000." The Washington Post, May 19, 1929.

"Gadabout-Ing in Baltimore." Baltimore Afro-American, Feb 9, 1935.

"Gadabouting in Baltimore." Baltimore Afro-American, Jun 6, 1936.

"Gadabouting in Baltimore." Baltimore Afro-American, Jan 29, 1938.

Garrett, Lula. "Gadabouting in Baltimore." Baltimore Afro-American, Aug 22, 1942.

"Give Reception to Newlyweds." The Pittsburgh Courier, May 18, 1940.

"Goucher Professor Addresses College Women's Meeling." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 27, 1935.

"Governors Name Representatives to Deft Musical Fete." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 20, 1935.

"Harrisburg." Baltimore Afro-American, Sep 17, 1932.

"Harrisburg." Baltimore Afro-American, Sep 6, 1930.

"Historical News." The Journal of Negro History 43, no. 2 (Apr., 1958): pp. 167-169.

"History Group Will Present Four Awards." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Oct 25, 1941.

"Hostess." Baltimore Afro-American, Oct 31, 1936.

"Howard U. Dean, Wife Fete Friends." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Dec 25, 1948.

Lautier, Louis. "Capital Spotlight." Baltimore Afro-American, Nov 8, 1947.

"Lucy Diggs Slowe Portrait Unveiled in Capital City." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Feb 12, 1944.

Lymas, Dot. "Greet the People." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 6, 1946.

Marion Thompson Wright. "Notes from Recent Books." The Journal of Negro Education 16, no. 1 (Winter, 1947): pp. 71-90.

"Marriage Announcement 2 -- no Title." Baltimore Afro-American, Dec 22, 1951.

Mattingly, R. "In D.C. Public Schools." Baltimore Afro-American, Jun 3, 1933.

"Maude J. Yancy Receives $1,000 Award." The Pittsburgh Courier, Aug 2, 1947.

Miller, Carroll L. "National Activities and General Progress." The Journal of Negro Education 10, no. 1 (Jan., 1941): pp. 108-113.

"Mrs. Bethune Honored at Testimonial Dinner." Baltimore Afro-American, Feb 20, 1937.

"Mrs. Shaw Buried in District." Baltimore Afro-American, Feb 15, 1958.

"N. J. Congresswoman to Speak at College Women's Conference." The Pittsburgh Courier, Apr 13, 1935.

“NACW Board Holds Meeting.” Pittsburgh Courier, Nov. 10, 1928

"NACW Leaders End Important D. C. Session." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Jul 8, 1944.

"Pennsylvania." Baltimore Afro-American, Jun 21, 1930.

"Phi Beta Kappa Urged to Reach for Traditions." Baltimore Afro-American, Sep 21, 1946.

"Photo News." Baltimore Afro-American, Nov 7, 1936.

"Photo Standalone 1 -- no Title." Atlanta Daily World, Apr 22, 1934.

"Pittsburgh Conference Branch to Convene July 3rd." The Pittsburgh Courier, Jun 29, 1946.

"Plan Continuation of Negro History Association." Atlanta Daily World, Apr 14, 1950.

"The Proceedings of the Annual Meeting." The Journal of Negro History 27, no. 1 (Jan., 1942): pp. 1-8.

"Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association Held in Columbus, Ohio, October 26-28, 1945." The Journal of Negro History 31, no. 1 (Jan., 1946): pp. 1-8.

"Round Town with Alma Polk." The Pittsburgh Courier, Jul 13, 1946.

Rudd, Maryland L. "Under the Capitol Dome." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Mar 22, 1924.

"San Diego, Calif." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Apr 7, 1934.

"Scottsboro Protest Marchers Pass through Baltimore--Ruby Batee Tells Crowd of 3,000,"I'm Sorry''." Baltimore Afro-American, May 13, 1933.

Sewell, Marianna. "Notes and Quotes." Baltimore Afro-American, May 5, 1956.

"Shaw, Esther Popel (Mrs. William A. Shaw): Educator." In American Women: The Official Who's Who among the Women of the Nation, 1935.

"Society in the Nation's Capital." Baltimore Afro-American, Oct 29, 1932.

Speaks, Sara. "D. C. Society." Baltimore Afro-American, Apr 5, 1930.

"Taxes Capital Residents Are Paying on Their Incomes." The Washington Post, Sep 12, 1925.

"To Celebrate 75 Years of Washington Schools." Baltimore Afro-American, Jan 28, 1939.

"Turkey Day Calendar in Washington Brimming with Festive Holiday Glory." The Pittsburgh Courier, Nov 24, 1934.

"Volume Information." The Journal of Negro Education 15, no. 4 (Autumn, 1946): pp. 731-734.

"Volume Information." The Journal of Negro Education 16, no. 4 (Autumn, 1947): pp. 613-615.

"Washington Deltas Pay Tribute to Founders." The Pittsburgh Courier, Feb 5, 1938.

"Washington Socialites all Set to Fete Visitors." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Nov 24, 1934.

"Weddings." The Washington Post and Times Herald, May 15, 1955.

"Wheatley Y.W.C.A. to Mark 37th Anniversary." The Washington Post, Apr 30, 1942.

"Wilberforce Scene of National 'Y' Meet." Atlanta Daily World, Jul 5, 1937.

"... Women Assoc. Holds Convention in Baltimore" The Pittsburgh Courier, May 2, 1925.

"Women in the National Picture." The Chicago Defender (National Edition), Dec 16, 1944.

Wright, Marion T. "Shaw, Esther Popel, Personal Adventures in Race Relations." Journal of Negro Education 16, no. 0 (1947): 72.

________. "Shaw, Esther Popel, Personal Adventures in Race Relations." Journal of Negro Education 16, no. 0 (1947): 72.


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Cobham, Rhonda. "Review: Women of the Islands." The Women's Review of Books 7, no. 10/11, Women Changing in a Changing World (Jul., 1990): pp. 29-31.

"Discussions, Music Featured." The Sunday Patriot – News (Harrisburg, PA), Jan 27, 2008.

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