Reminiscences of Hattie Simmons Kelly : oral history, 1976.
Educator; interviewee married Frank West, later Charles W. Kelly.
Scope and Contents
Childhood in North Carolina, relationship with brothers and sisters, influence of parents; education at Tuskegee Institute: influence of teachers, 1911-1915; teacher in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina grade schools, 1915-27; observation of Dalton, Winnetka and other progressive schools; marriage to Frank West, 1927; teacher and principal of Children's House at Tuskegee Institute, 1927-44; graduate studies, New York University, 1944-45; Acting Dean Tuskegee School of Education, Dean of Women, 1945-62; marriage to Rev. Charles W. Kelly, 1956; church membership; association with Southern Vocational College; national and community organizations, awards and honors; impressions of Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, others.
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