The Northeasterners was founded as a social organization for African-American women in 1930 by Agatha Scott Davis (d. 2002), the wife of Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr.
Agatha Davis was inspired to form this club after visiting African-American debutantes in different northeastern cities. She felt their similar interests would be met in a club. Davis would serve one term in office from 1929 to 1931.
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