A Native of Bayside, N.Y., Mae Faggs Earned the Distinction of Being the First United States Female to Participate in Three Different Olympics (1948, 1952 and 1956). She Won a Gold Medal in the 4 x 100-Meter Relay at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki...
Miner Normal School
Miner Normal School -- Buildings
Miner Normal School first held classes at this Georgian structure in 1913. Built in 1913, the Miner Normal School building was located at 2565 Georgia Avenue in Washington, DC. This building was home to Miner Normal School (1913-1929), Miner...
College presidents – Washington (D.C.) -- Miner Teachers College;
Miner Teachers College;
Miner Teachers College -- Presidents;
Matthew Whitehead (1918-1990) was the last president of the Miner Teachers College, before it merged with Wilson Teachers College to become part of the District of Columbia Teachers College, in 1954 in the aftermath of the US Supreme Court’s...
Tennessee A. & I. State University Presents The Tennessee State Players Guild in "Othello" A Five Act Tragedy by William Shakespeare. The Play Was Directed by Thomas E. Poag on November 16-18, 1955 in the University Auditorium.
Tennessee's One, Two, Three 60 Meter Pan-American Games Tryouts and AAU National Indooor Championship Winners Get Their Medals and Congratulations From Louis G. Wilke, AAU National President. 2nd From Left to Right: Margaret Davis, Mae Faggs,...
Members of the 1955 Tigerbelle Track Team of Tennessee A & I State University. Front: Summer School Participant, and Martha Hudson. Back: Willie B. White, Coach Edward S. Temple, Wilma Rudolph and Darlene Scott.
University of the District of Columbia;
University of the District of Columbia – Presidents
Dr. Rafael Cortada (1934- ) served as fourth President of UDC, serving from 1987 through 1990. Cortada received his BA in philosophy from Fordham in 1955; his MA in secondary education from Columbia University, in 1958; and his P.D. from Fordham...
Carr, Paul O.;
Wilson Teachers College;
Wilson Teachers College – Faculty
Dr. Paul O. Carr earned his BS from State Teachers College, Mo, and his MA and PhD from the State University of Iowa. He was a high school teacher and school superintendent in Iowa. Coming to Wilson Teachers College in 1935, he became Associate...
College presidents – Washington (D.C.) -- Wilson Teachers College;
Wilson Teachers College;
Wilson Teachers College -- Presidents
Dr. Walter E. Hager (1895-1990) was appointed president of Wilson Teachers College in 1941. He earned is Bachelors in Science from the University of Nebraska in 1916; his A.M. from Columbia University in 1927, and his PhD from Columbia University...