In Her Own Right

Scenes in the Life of Martha Schofield

Image A00181864 1 lg
Date created 1916-01-01 – 1990-01-01
Description A short play about Martha Schofield's life, focusing on her philanthropic work aiding and educating African Americans. Written by her great-niece Elizabeth Jenkins Dresser. The dialogue is from the letters and diaries of Martha Schofield.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects Drama | Schofield, Martha | Biography | Abolitionists | Antislavery movements | African Americans--Education | Underground Railroad | African Americans--Services for | Women in education | Women teachers | Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.)
Geographical location Bucks County (Pa.); Darby (Pa.); Aiken (S.C.)
Language English
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Contributing institution TriCollege Libraries
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Martha Schofield Papers, SFHL-RG5-134, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00181864. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see