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...
Founded in 1851, Miss Miner’s school became known under the following names: 1) Colored Girl’s school, 2) Miner Normal School, 3) Washington Normal School #2, 4) Miner Normal School (a second time), and 5) Miner Teachers College. The school was...