The National Council of Defense sent a letter to the Southern State Division of the Woman’s Committee letting them know that the National Council did not want a separate organization for black women as was done for white women. The National Council felt that if a separate organization were formed, that it would put an overemphasis on black people
Source: Arkansas State Council of Defense, MS.000490, ASA_CouncilDefense_MS490_08_20_08, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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Crystal Shurley is a Public History graduate student at UA Little Rock.