The motto for the Negro Organization Society, "Better Schools / Better Health / Better Homes / Better Farms," is printed on the back cover of a program for a conference held by the society in Richmond on November 6 and 7, 1913. Among the speakers for the program were Booker T. Washington, the local businesswoman Maggie Lena Walker, Virginia governor William Hodges Mann, and Richmond mayor George Ainslie.
Citation: Program of the … Annual Session. E185.5 .N386. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.