Howard University Law School Receives Papers of Mary Young-Cummings

The papers of Mary Young-Cummings, the first African-American woman lawyer in Augusta, Georgia, have been donated to her alma mater, the Howard University School of Law. Young-Cummings, who served on the Albany City Commission and as a Georgia state legislator, died last year at the age of 66.

Included in the collection are Young-Cummings legal briefs, photographs, letters, and other documents.