New York State Women's History

Barrier-Williams House ...A NYS Women's History Site
Fannie Barrier-Williams
163 Erie St. Brockport NY 14420

Type: House/Marker

Category/Significance: women's rights; suffrage; AfAm rights

Worked to secure equal rights and opportunities especially for African American women. Helped to found the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) in 1896. One of the founders of the NAACP. Her efforts recognized when she was the only African-American selected to eulogize Susan B. Anthony at the 1907 Nat. American Women’s Suffrage Assoc.convention. Continued to advocate for African American women, if only from the sidelines, until her death in 1944. Lived in Chicago and Brockport. ...learn more>>

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