In Her Own Right

Martha Schofield letter to Mary Ash Jenkins

Image A00183289 1 lg
Date created 1910-09-27
Creator Schofield, Martha
Description Martha Schofield was Mary Ash Jenkins's aunt. Desires exclusive control over hiring teachers at her school. Discusses having to fire a teacher because she was African American. Does not believe she can withdraw from managing the school.
Size 7 pages
Type text
Subjects Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) | African American schools | Race discrimination | African American women teachers | Teachers--Employment | School management and organization
Geographical location Aiken (S.C.); Gwynedd (Pa.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00183289
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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