African Americans -- Education;
Miner Normal School;
Miner Teachers College;
Teachers, Training of
Illustration of Myrtilla Miner (1815-1864), founder of the Miner School, which became Miner Teachers College. Miss Miner was a native of New York, and had also taught planters’ daughters in Mississippi. Miss Miner became determined to improve the...
Dr. Euphemia Haynes (1890-1980) had a distinguished career in Washington. She taught in the public schools of Washington, DC for forty-seven years and was the first woman to chair the DC School Board. She was a teacher of first grade at Garrison...
Ellen O'Connor served as Secretary of the Institution for the Education of Colored Youth. She wrote this biography of Myrtilla Miner, founder of Miner Normal School, based on Miss Miner's personal papers, the recollections of Ms. Miner's...
Education -- Law and Legislation;
Miner Teachers College
Myrtilla Miner’s school was inactive for a lack of funds between 1860 and 1871. A bill considered in the US Senate to incorporate the Institution for Colored Youth in Washington, DC, Feb. 17, 1863. This institution incorporated in 1863.