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Illinois Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs Annual Convention, Bloomington 1918

Federation of Colored Women's Club, 1918.

The Illinois Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs held its nineteenth convention in Bloomington in late August 1918. Seen here are convention goers gathered before Wayman African Methodist Episcopal (Wayman A M E Church) Church at 804 N. Center St. The banner reads: “Loyalty to Women and Justice to Children.”
Wayman Church is now located on the city’s west side, 803 W. Olive St. The building shown here is now Faith Baptist Church.

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

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