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Victorine Q. Adams: Morgan State University Beulah M. Davis Special Collections

The Historical Photography Project is proud to work in collaboration with Dr. Ida Jones, Archivist in the Beulah M. Davis Special Collections at Morgan State University to showcase rare images of Victorine Quille Adams (1912-2006) from the papers of Victorine Quille Adams (1912 – 2006) collection.

Adams was a Baltimore Public School teacher, business manager of the Charm Center, Politician, and founder of the Colored Women’s Democratic Campaign Committee. These images and other items in the Victorine Quille Adams papers document the life of a native Baltimorean whose contributions to improve civic awareness and participation are notable. The collection is organized into 10 series: personal papers; family correspondence, organizational affiliations, correspondence, Colored Women’s Democratic Campaign, Woman Power, Baltimore City Council/Baltimore Fuel Fund, and artifacts. Visit https://library.morgan.edu/davis to view the full collection.