Miner Teachers College; Miner Teachers College -- football
The athletic program at Miner was generally limited through its entire history, especially in the area of intercollegiate athletics. Athletics was still underdeveloped in 1933. At the time, there was a lack of athletic tradition and support for...
Federal City College;
Johnson, Lyndon, 1908-1973;
Morse, Wayne, 1900-1974
Sen. Wayne Morse (D-Ore) was the author of the legislation that led to the creation of Federal City College. This is a text of his address on the US Senate floor explaining the purpose of the legislation and the purpose of Federal City College....
Miner Normal School;
School principals – Washington (D.C.) -- Miner Normal School
Lucy Moten, Principal of Miner Normal School and John Nalle, Supervising Principal of DC Public Schools, observe a student teacher from Miner School. Miss Moten took a “progressive” approach to training teachers, arguing that the function of...
Washington (D.C.) – Public Schools;
Washington Normal School;
Wilson, James Ormond;
Wilson Normal School;
Wilson Teachers College
The college was named in honor of James Ormond Wilson (1825-1911). Wilson graduated from Dartmouth University. He was trustee of the Washington Public Schools from 1861 through 1869, and the second superintendent of schools for Washington Public...
College presidents – Washington (D.C.) -- Wilson Teachers College;
Higbie, Edgar C.;
Wilson Teachers College;
Wilson Teachers College -- Presidents
Dr. Higbie (1875- 1944) was appointed president of Wilson Teachers College in 1931. Dr. Higbie retired as President of Wilson Teachers College in February 1941, because of ill health. He remained on the faculty until his death in 1944.
Miner Teachers College;
Miner Teachers College -- Fraternities and Sororities;
Zeta Phi Beta
Zeta Phi Beta – In the early 1930s, the Kappa Alpha chapter of Zeta Phi Beta was established at Miner Teachers College. Zeta stated that its objectives included finer womanhood, sisterly love, and scholarship. The chapter’s work included...