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Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Annie Belle Daniels

 
 
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By Kevin W., April 29, 2016
1. Annie Belle Daniels Marker
Inscription. Madam Annie B. Daniels is known for her untiring humanitarian service and her contributions to the general welfare of the city. Her persuasiveness in working with people of various backgrounds has created greater understanding among diverse groups. She has been a tireless fund-raiser for local charities and civic organizations, often denying herself to offer assistance.

Being a woman of strong courage, she founded and built the Madam Daniels School of Beauty Culture with an abiding faith and limited resources. Madam Daniels and her school have prepared thousands of citizens for productive lives. Many of her students who otherwise would not have had the opportunity have become skilled professionals. Madam Daniels has been ad advocate for young people, especially those with special needs. She has used the principles of beauty culture to inspire them toward personal development and upward mobility.
 
Erected by Corporation of Newport News, Virginia.
 
Location. 36° 59.406′ N, 76° 24.49′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is on Chestnut Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2905 Chestnut Ave., Newport News VA 23607, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
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By Kevin W., April 29, 2016
2. Annie Belle Daniels Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newsome House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Newsome House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Phillis Wheatley (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Clark Oak (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Newport News POW Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pearl Mae Bailey (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Stuart (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
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By Kevin W., April 29, 2016
3. Annie B. Daniels Way (Honorary)
This section of Chestnut Avenue carries the honorary title of "Annie B. Daniels Way."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 138 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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