@ Temple University
Mosley, John W
DescriptionDaisy Lampkin (1882-1965), third from left, was an activist for racial and gender equality. She was elected president of the Lucy Stone Woman Suffrage League, served as National Board Chairwoman of the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), and along with close friend Mary McLeod Bethune assisted in the 1935 founding of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). She became the first field secretary of the NAACP eventually recruiting the likes of Thurgood Marshall to its Legal Defense Committee. She would serve the NAACP for 34 years (1930-1964). Mary McLeod Bethune was an educator, civil rights leader, and government official who founded the National Council of Negro Women and Bethune-Cookman College.