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Grace Holt was an instructor at UIC for 22 years. In addition to teaching in the Department of Speech and Theatre and the Black Studies Program (African-American Studies Department), Professor Holt was active in the UIC community throughout her career and became involved in women's and African-American issues at the national level. Professor Holt was a pioneer both for promoting
Stewart was a nurse during World War II and later a teacher in Cleveland, Ohio.
Fanniemae Summerower was a schoolteacher, mathematics consultant, philanthropist and widow of real estate broker James Summerower. The couple was prominent in elite Chicago social organizations.
Autobiographical data sheets, newspaper clippings, postcards of dolls, and other materials about Ida Roberta Bell, a retired Chicago school teacher and a distinguished doll maker. Many of Bell's dolls depicted famous African Americans. Also includes a copy of Doll Emissaries of Black History: A Study of an Artist and Her Dolls, by Frank B. Jones (1976), which discusses Bell's work.
Simeon, one of the 16 teachers who organized Dunbar Trade School (now Dunbar Vocational High School) in 1948, later served as acting Director of Dunbar and Director of Vocational Education Centers for the Chicago Board of Education.
The photograph collection reflects Northwestern University history, faculty and student body.
The collection was donated by Sarah Ozella in effort to preserve documentation on Maudelle Bousfield, the first African American woman teacher/dean/principal of Wendell Phillips HS.