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us: Casely-Hayford, Adelaide


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  • Variants

    • us: Hayford, Adelaide Casely-
    • us: Smith Casely Hayford, Adelaide
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1868-06-27
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1960-01-24
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Freetown (Sierra Leone)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Freetown (Sierra Leone)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Sierra Leone
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Annie Walsh Memorial School
        • Organization: (naf) Young Women's Christian Association
        • Organization: (naf) Universal Negro Improvement Association
    • Organization

        (naf) Annie Walsh Memorial School
    • Organization

        (naf) Young Women's Christian Association
    • Organization

        (naf) Universal Negro Improvement Association
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Girls' Vocational and Industrial Training School (Freetown)
        • Organization: International Congress of Colored Women (Organization)
    • Organization

        Girls' Vocational and Industrial Training School (Freetown)
    • Organization

        International Congress of Colored Women (Organization)
    • Gender

        female
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  • Sources

    • found: Her Mother and daughter, 1983: t.p. (Adelaide Casely-Hayford)
    • found: Cromwell, A.M. An African Victorian feminist, 1986:t.p. (Adelaide Smith Casely Hayford, 1868-1960) p. 1 (member of Creole elite, Freetown, Sierra Leone)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Casely-Hayford, Adelaide; Adelaide Smith; writer, educator, feminist, poet; born 27 June 1868 in Freetown, Sierra Leone; educated at Jersey Ladies' College; taught at Annie Walsh Memorial School in Freetown; opened her Girls' Vocational and Industrial Training School in Freetown (1923); was elected vice president of the International Congress of Colored Women, president of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), Freetown, and lady president of the local division of Universal Negro Improvement Association; she died 24 January 1960 in Freetown, Sierra Leone)
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    • 1985-04-09: new
    • 2015-10-31: revised
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