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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House


This three-story townhouse in Washington, DC, was the residence of educator Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955) and the original headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women. It is now a National Historic Site that hosts a variety of programs. A carriage house in back contains the National Archives for Black Women's History.

Image source: National Parks Service.

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