Found 9 collections related to African American women teachers

Powell, Isabel Washington, 1908-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 163
1 folder
Actress, teacher. First wife of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. News clippings related to Powell's appearance in the plays "Bamboola," 1929, "Harlem," 1929, and "Singin' the Blues." Additional clippings refer to her engagement and marriage to Adam... more
Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. Black Women Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 45
11.33 linear feet (68 volumes)
The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America's Black Women Oral History Project documented the contributions of Black women, 70 years or older, to American life. Interviews documented the lives, professional... more
Ayer, Gertrude E. (Gertrude Elise), 1884-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 277
0.27 linear feet (1 box, 1 reel)
Gertrude Elise (née Johnson) McDougal Ayer, was born in New York City, and attended City College, Hunter College, and Columbia University. She began teaching in New York City public elementary schools in 1905, and she was the first vocational... more
Spiller, Isabele Taliferro, 1888-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 62
Collection consists of a few of William Spiller's personal papers, programs, and news clippings of William and Isabele Spiller's European and American tours, 1912-1942, and of the Spiller School of Music. Bulk of papers contain material pertaining... more
Young, Thelma
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 387
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
This collection consists mainly of documents from professional organizations of which Young was a member or officer, such as the National Association of College Women, the Odd Fellowship Lodge no. 2063, the National Achievement Club, and the... more
Bailey, Charity
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 71
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Charity Alberta Bailey (1904-1978) was a pioneer in the field of children's music. Her papers consist of biographical material and working files for the development of a curriculum to teach educators and children.
Smythwick, Eleanor T.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 229
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Eleanor T. Smythwick was an administrator of the State of New Jersey Manual Training School at Bordentown (also known as the Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth) and head of the Home Economics Education Department in the early... more
Bush, Muriel, 1905-1982
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 293
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Muriel Fortune Bush, the daughter of Walter Fortune (her mother died in childbirth), was born on July 28, 1905, in Long Island, New York. Fortune attended a boarding school outside of Baltimore, and later graduated from Miner Teacher's College in... more
Johnson, Helen A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599
8.67 linear feet (10 boxes)
Helen Armstead-Johnson (1920-2006) was an English professor and the founder/director of the Armstead-Johnson Foundation for Theater Research, whose purpose was to collect, preserve, document and exhibit African-American contributions to the... more