Martha Schofield eulogies

Schofield School Bulletin 1916-02 (Vol. 21, No. 5), item ID: A00183267. Martha Schofield Papers, SFHL-RG5-134, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.
Schofield School Bulletin 1916-02 (Vol. 21, No. 5), item ID: A00183267. Martha Schofield Papers, SFHL-RG5-134, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College.

The Schofield School Bulletin was a monthly periodical published by the teachers and students of the Schofield Normal and Industrial School. This issue focuses on Martha Schofield, the founder of the school, who died on 1916-02-01. Includes eulogies by Schofield's friends and former students.

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"I was very much shocked to learn of the death of Miss Schofield, the founder of Schofield Seminary, that has done so very much for my race . . . . Truly she was a very, very great woman, having given her entire life to the development of the school for the purpose of educating young men and young women of my race. To my mind, Miss Schofield is one of the greatest women of her day and of her generation, and we could ill afford to lose such a splendid character whose entire life was spent in the uplift of the Negroā€¯ (p. 3).

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