Eva Carroll Monroe
Eva is second from right (sangamoncountyhistory.org) Sangamon Valley Collection.
Details about Eva Carroll Monroe
Date Period: 1868 - 1950; Age at Ratification of 19th Amendment: 52
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Brief Description: Probation Officer, Social Worker, Reformer, Teacher
Origin: Kewanee, Springfield
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​Eva Carroll Monroe dedicated her career to helping African American children in need, first working as a probation officer for the juvenile court, then founding and operating the Lincoln Colored Home in Springfield. She provided housing, education, and support to many African American children and widows.