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Van Dunk, Frances Gunner

(born: 1894) 

Born in Lexington, KY, Van Dunk was a teacher from 1915-1918. She held several posts with the Y.M.C.A. before becoming an employee of the New York State Employment Service in 1938 and advancing to branch manager in 1944. For more on Frances Van Dunk see Who's Who in Colored America, 1950. For more on the Employment Service see The New Deal and the unemployed: the view from New York City, by B. Blumberg.


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NKAA Source: Who's who in colored America: an illustrated biographical directory of notable living persons of African descent in the United States (1950)
NKAA Source: The New Deal and the unemployed : the view from New York City

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