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Faithful to the task at hand : the life of Lucy Diggs Slowe

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

State University of New York Press, Albany N.Y., p.448 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LA2317 .S6185 M55 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9621193

Keywords:

1885-1937, African American women educators--Biography, Educators--United States--Biography, Howard University--History--20th century, Lucy Diggs, Slowe, Women deans (Education)--United States--Biography

Abstract:

Contents: The early years -- The college years: 1904-08 -- Public school teacher, principal, and tennis champion, 1908-1922 -- A call to alma mater and the Durkee years, 1922-1926 -- The dean of women and President Mordecai Wyatt Johnson: the early years, 1926-1930 -- The middle Johnson years, 1931 through 1934 -- Dean Slowe and President Johnson: the latter years, 1934-1937 -- Shared interests -- Views and philosophy -- A celebration of life -- The things one keeps -- Conclusion.

Publication Language:

eng