HAYNES, ELIZABETH ANN ROSS, 1883-1953

Biography:

Social worker. Born– July 30, 1883,  Mount Willing, Lowndes Co. Parents– Henry and Mary Carnes Ross. Married– George Edmond Haynes, December 14, 1910. Children– One. Education– Diploma from State Normal School, Montgomery, 1898; Fisk University, A.B., 1903; study at University of Chicago in summers, 1905-1907; Columbia University, M.A., 1907. Taught in St. Louis, 1903-1904; head of Teaching Department, State Normal School, Montgomery, 1905-1908; first secretary of African-American work, YWCA National Board, 1908-1910; after 1910, volunteer worker, YWCA National Board. First black representative on YWCA National Board, 1924-1934. Member, New York City Planning Commission; Interracial Committee, Federal Council of Churches; secretary of Board of Management, Adam Clayton Powell Home for the Aged, New York; Brownell Commission to Study Conditions of Negroes in New York City. Died October 26, 1953.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 3.

Publication(s):

The Black Boy of Atlanta. Boston; House of Edinboro, 1952.

Unsung Heroes. New York; DuBois and Dill, 1921.