Wonderful Workers of the World
The Wonderful Workers of the World (WWOW) were an African American benevolent society established in Texas in 1920.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Found in: University of Houston Libraries Special Collections / 2019-016, Miscellaneous Houston & Texas History Collections
Dates: approximately 1920s
Scope and Contents From McBride Rare Books: "A striking photograph of the men and women comprising the "National Staff" of the Wonderful Workers of the World (WWOW), likely at a national convention in Houston in the early 1920s. The WWOW was an African American benevolent society chartered in Texas in 1920.... The WWOW is obscure even in newspaper records, where a 1923 advertisement records them offering life insurance. The...photograph shows eighteen men and thirteen women, many wearing...