Cooper, Anna Julia (1858-1964)

Cooper, Anna Julia

10 August 1858 – 27 February 1964


Image Information:

Photographer: Addison Scurlock
Date: about 1923
Source: Scurlock Studios Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

Notice: Image is shown by permission of source. To use this image in your project, please contact the indicated source. Do not cite this page as the origin of this image.

Pertinent Archives:

Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (correspondence, biographical material, manuscripts, photos, scrapbooks, an album, and clippings) (

Legacy References:

Ammons, Elizabeth. “Review of Anna Julia Cooper’s A Voice from the South and Mrs. N. F. Mossell’s The Work of the Afro-American Woman.” Legacy 8.2 (1991): 153-54.

Sorisio, Carolyn. “Review of ed. Karen L. Kilcup’s Soft Canons: American Women Writers and Masculine Tradition.” Legacy 17.2 (2000): 229. [GW] [LION]

Tate, Claudia. “Review of Hazel V. Carby’s Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of teh Afro-American Novelist.” Legacy 5.1 (1988): 57-58.

Washington, Mary Helen. “Anna Julia Cooper: The Black Feminist Voice of the 1890s.” Legacy 4.2 (1987): 3-16.

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