Welcome to the American Women of African Heritage - Spirit of Women ArchiveThe American Women of African Heritage - Spirit of Women Archive at Westchester Community College celebrates the achievements of Westchester County’s remarkable African-American women.
Inductees of the American Women of African Heritage (AWAH) Spirit of Women Archive have generously selected and donated items representative of their lives and accomplishments to share with Westchester Community College and the wider public. The images and stories can serve in research and teaching a wide range of topics, from women's issues, racial equality, community activism in addition to the history of Westchester County.
The Harold L. Drimmer Library at Westchester Community College looks forward to continuing this collaboration with AWAH to expand the current digital collection with additional materials from other inductees.
Councilwoman Lois Bronz
Undated photo of Greenburgh Town Councilwoman Lois Bronz. Councilwoman Bronz served for 16 years on the Town Board, from 1976 until 1993 when she was…
Dr. Mary Lane Cobb
Dr. Mary Lane Cobb has been a pioneer in the area of medicine and family planning. She knew while still a student at Central High in Louisville,…
Recently Added Items
(Excerpt): Extraordinary Women of Color: Dr. Olivia J. Hooker. Interviewed by Theresa Murphy.
Excerpt of an interview with Dr. Olivia J. Hooker by Theresa Murphy. Dr. Hooker discusses her early life in Oklahoma and the Tulsa race riots of 1921.
May Morgan Robinson and unidentified group in front of charter bus.
Undated black and white photo of May Morgan Robinson and unidentified individuals in front of a charter bus.
Group photo of May Morgan Robinson with unidentified individuals
Undated black and white group photo of May Morgan Robinson with unidentified individuals.