In Her Own Right

Mary M. Briggs letter to Mrs. James L. Dresser

Image A00183268 1 lg
Date created 1938-04-12
Description Possibly addressed to Martha Schofield's niece Elizabeth Alice Jenkins Dresser. Mary M. Briggs reminiscences about her association with Martha Schofield and her attendance at the Schofield Normal and Industrial School. Schofield was a major role model for Briggs, who viewed her as the "ideal of womanhood."
Size 5 pages
Type text
Subjects Schofield, Martha | Jenkins, Mary Ash, 1875-1948 | Teacher-student relationships | Women teachers | Women in education | Women--Education | African Americans--Education | Faith | Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.)
Geographical location Aiken (S.C.); Baltimore (Md.)
Language English
View full item
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
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, A00183268. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see