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      Mrs. Carolyn Bernice Thomas

Mrs. Carolyn Bernice Thomas

Mrs. Carolyn Bernice Thomas was a career social worker, a church worker, A founder of the Community Food Center of Western New York, an activist in civic groups and Afro-American women's clubs.  A short resume on Mrs. Thomas is attached.  (The resume was compiled around 1968).

In the spring of 1979, following her retirement from a career as a social worker, Mrs. Thomas turned over the varied collection of records and papers pertaining to her life's work to the Afro-American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier, Inc., for microfilming.  The papers were organized and indexed by Deborah Williams, an undergraduate student assistant working with Dr. Monroe Fordham at Buffalo State College.  Ms. Williams organized the papers into l6 categories.  The titles of those categories are listed  below following a short resume of Mrs. Thomas.  The papers were microfilmed for the Association by Monroe Fordham.

Click here for an index to the microfilmed contents, and a copy of Mrs. Thomas' resume.


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