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...
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...