On November 11, 1979, the Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial Museum and the National Archives for Black Women’s History was established.
In 1979, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) founded the museum. The museum was created to honor and remember women’s history, achievements, and efforts. Today, the museum is located inside the Museum Resource Center in Maryland.
National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) was created by Mary McLeod Bethune in 1935.