Women / Persons ~ P24533

Martha Bailey Briggs

Alternate Names:
  • Miss Martha B. Briggs
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 31 March 1838 - 28 March 1889
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Educational founder, schoolmistress
  • Educator, professor
  • Philanthropist
  • Teacher
Note: Born New Bedford, Massachusetts. Opened a small private school out of her home, where she mostly taught freed slaves to read and write. Governess and public school teacher. Trained to become a nurse but never finished. Position at Howard University, and later principal of Howard University Normal School.
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