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National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children:

First Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Washington, DC: 1864 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children For 1865. Washington, DC: 1866 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Sixth Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Washington, DC: 1869 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Fifteenth Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children, For The Year Ending January 8, 1878. Washington, DC: 1878 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Washington, DC: 1883 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Twenty-Second Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children For The Year Ending January 1, 1885. Washington, DC: 1885 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Twenty-Third Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children, for the year ending January 1, 1886. Washington, DC: 1886 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Twenty-Fourth Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children, for the year ending January 1, 1887. Washington, DC: 1887 [Source: African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection 1818-1907]

Twenty-Ninth Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children, for the year ending January 1, 1892. Washington, DC: 1892 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Thirtieth Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Washington, DC: 1893 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Thirty-Second Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children, for the year ending January 1, 1895. Washington, DC: 1895 [Source: African American Perspectives: Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection 1818-1907]

Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Washington, DC: 1903 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children For The Year 1910. Washington, DC: 1911 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Annual Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Washington, DC: 1913 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Report of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Washington, DC: 1915 [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children 2458 Eighth St. NW. Washington, DC (undated). [Source: Washingtoniana Division, Martin Luther King Jr. Library]

Plummer, Nellie Arnold. Out of the Depths or The Triumph of the Cross. New York: GK Hall & Co. An imprint of Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1920
[Contains reports of the Association and personal notes of teacher Nellie Plummer.]

Report on Charitable and Reformatory Institutions of the District of Columbia. Washington, DC: Washington Government Printing Office, 1899

The Burleith Citizen’s Association, A Brief History of Burleith by Ann Lange (edited). <http://www.burleith.org/history.html>
[Describes the Association’s placement in the home of Richard Cox after he defected to the South. ]

Marie Meriwether and the Meriwether Home:

Cultural Tourism DC. “African American Heritage Trail Database. Merriweather Home for Children/Elizabeth Keckley”. http://www.culturaltourismdc.org/info-url3948/info-url_show.htm?doc_id=205002&attrib_id=7971, Copyright 1999-2007

Obituary for Mrs. Mary L. Meriwether. Washington Evening Star, April 9, 1942.

Smith, Ruth Dixon. The Merriweather Home for Children – A Study July 1953 – October 1953. Unpublished.
[A critique of the home by an independent analyst.]

The Key Day Care Center:

Employee Handbook (Policies and Procedures), Key Day Care Center Board of Directors. Revised August 1997

Biographies:

Carle, Kandie. Paper for Panel: “Heroism, Nationalism and Human Rights.” University of Connecticut www.conferences.uconn.edu/heroism/Carle.pdf February 24, 2006

Hoffert, Sylvia D. From the Journal of Women’s History Volume 13 Number 3. Theoretical Issues. Jane Grey Swisshelm, Elizabeth Keckley, and the Significance of Race Consciousness in American Women’s History. 2001 http://iupjournals.org/jwh/jwh13-3.html

Keckley, Elizabeth Hobbs. Behind the Scenes, or, Thirty Years of Slavery and four years in the White House. New York: Oxford University Press. 1988 (Original work published 1868)

Keckley, Elizabeth Hobbs. VG: Voices from the Gaps, Women Artists and Writers of Color http:/?/?voices.cla.umn.edu/?vg/?Bios/?entries/?keckley_elizabeth_hobbs.html Retrieved December 14, 2006.

Smith, Jessie Carney. “Notable Black American Women Volumes I and II.” Detroit, MI: Gale Research Inc., 1992 & 1996.

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