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Keywords from this section: National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses; World War II and Nurses and African American; and Mabel Staupers; Nurses and African American and NAACP
Now take one of the keywords and drop it in OneSearch to find journal articles or books. All topics are different and if we search for "National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses" in OneSearch we will find one page articles in the Journal of Nursing from the 1920s and 1930s.
Collections feature historically significant documents, photographs, oral histories, artistic works and exhibit materials selected from the University Library Special Collections and Archives. The breadth of these collections is focused in the area of Southern California history with emphasis on the San Fernando Valley.
How do you use the photographs in the Digital Collections to learn more about the hidden figure that you find?
From a search that started with "African American Women," this image was selected.
We see that one woman is highlighted. Myrlie Evers-Williams, the former chairwoman of the NACCP. Her husband was well known, but how do we find out more about her?
You can start by selecting the link under "Subject - Evers-Williams, Myrlie," which will locate all of the items in the Digital Collection with her name. The description in the photos will provide you with more clues.
We can also select type her name into the library's OneSearch tool to locate newspaper articles, magazine articles, journal articles, books, video, government documents that might include anything about her. There are over 1,600 items with the keyword Myrlie Evers-Williams.