Ella G. Agnew
Original Author: Richmond Times-Dispatch
Created: May 6, 1953
Medium: Photograph
Publisher: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Ella G. Agnew

Ella G. Agnew was a prominent educator and social worker who advanced employment opportunities for women early in the 1900s long before there was a woman's liberation movement. She served as the first president of the Virginia Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs and worked in the national office of the Young Women's Christian Association. During the Great Depression, Agnew directed women's relief activities in Virginia.

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