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Training “Leaders of Their Own Race”: The Educational Mission of Spelman Seminary

Sarah H. Case

in Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Through a focus on Spelman Seminary of Atlanta, Georgia, between its founding in 1881 and the 1920s, this chapter analyzes the ideological assumptions behind, and the content of, education for black ... More


Respectability and Reform: Spelman Alumnae

Sarah H. Case

in Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter focuses on the relationship of Spelman women to their education as students and alumnae between the 1880s and the 1920s. The African American women who attended Spelman Seminary ... More


Conclusion: Race, Respectability, and Sexuality in Women’s Education

Sarah H. Case

in Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

A comparison of two Georgia schools, the Lucy Cobb Institute in Athens, for elite whites, and Spelman Seminary of Atlanta, for African American women, both sought to prepare young women ... More


Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Sarah H. Case

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This study analyzes the educational objectives of the founders, faculty, students, and alumnae of two Georgia schools that sought to prepare young women for the new circumstances of the post-war ... More


Introduction: Women, Education, and the New South

Sarah H. Case

in Leaders of Their Race: Educating Black and White Women in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041235
eISBN:
9780252099847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041235.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides an overview of two private Georgia schools that sought to prepare young women post-Reconstruction South: Spelman Seminary of Atlanta, educating African American women and girls, ... More


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