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.
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...