Fanny Jackson-Coppin

Women Studies / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
A look at the life, times, and work of the first African-American woman school principal.

This paper profiles the life of Fanny Jackson-Coppin, the first African American woman to become a school principal in the U.S. The paper chronicles her life from birth to education at Oberlin College and professional career as principal at the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia.

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