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Biographical and genealogical notes on Martha Schofield and associates, approximately 1900-2000

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Identifier: A00180696
Scope and Contents 6 pages. Biographical/genealogical notes on friends/associates mentioned in Martha Schofield's correspondence, including Sarah "Sadie" Mott Brouwer Bartram, "Aunt Dinah Mendenhall" (1807-1889), Samuel John Entriken (1862-), and others.

Subjects: Schofield, Martha; Biography; Genealogy; Bartram, Sadie (Sarah Mott Brouwer), 1844-1878
Dates: approximately 1900-2000

"Martha Schofield, Pioneer Negro Educator," by Dr. Matilda A. Evans, 1916

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Identifier: A00180697
Scope and Contents 128 pages. Biography of Martha Schofield titled "Martha Schofield, Pioneer Negro Educator: Historical and Philosophical Review of Reconstruction Period of South Carolina" and written by Dr. Matilda Evans. Evans was the first licensed African American woman doctor in South Carolina; she was a graduate of Schofield Industrial School, and Martha Schofield became her mentor. Subjects: Schofield, Martha; Biography; Women in education; Women teachers; African Americans--Education; African...
Dates: 1916

Scattered Seeds issue honoring Martha Schofield, Vol. 48 No. 10, 1916-10

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Identifier: A00180698
Scope and Contents 24 pages. "Scattered Seeds" was a magazine for Quaker children. This volume begins at page 218. The cover features a photograph of Martha Schofield as a child, and a brief biographical sketch of her on the second page describes her family's participation in the Underground Railroad and her work teaching African Americans. The rest of the volume contains short stories, poems, and letters to the editor.Subjects: Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955);...
Dates: 1916-10

"Martha Schofield: Servant of the Least," by Mary S. Patterson, 1944

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Identifier: A00180699
Scope and Contents 33 pages. Biography of Martha Schofield, with an emphasis on her work as an educator of African Americans. Page 6 was blank and not scanned.

Subjects: Schofield, Martha; Biography; Women in education; Women teachers; African Americans--Education; African American schools; African Americans--Services for; Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.); African American schools

Relevant locations: Aiken (S.C.); Wadmalaw Island (S.C.)
Dates: 1944

"Scenes in the Life of Martha Schofield," a short play by Elizabeth Jenkins Dresser, approximately 1916-1990

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Identifier: A00181864
Scope and Contents 4 pages. A short play about Martha Schofield's life, focusing on her philanthropic work aiding and educating African Americans. Written by her great-niece Elizabeth Jenkins Dresser. The dialogue is from the letters and diaries of Martha Schofield.Subjects: Schofield, Martha; Biography; Abolitionists; Antislavery movements; African Americans--Education; Underground Railroad; African Americans--Services for; Women in education; Women teachers; Schofield Normal and Industrial School...
Dates: approximately 1916-1990

Correspondence, 1856-1857

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Scope and Contents From sister Lydia Schofield, Sadie Brouwer, cousin Martha Humphreys, about Martha teaching in N.Y. From Rebecca Shinn Ash to Samuel Ash.
Dates: 1856-1857

Correspondence, 1858-1859

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Scope and Contents From brother Ben Schofield, Aunt Eliza Bell. Death of Janie, John Brown, sister Sarah (Sallie) Schofield’s marriage to Samuel Ash, farewell address to students in July 1859.
Dates: 1858-1859

Correspondence, 1860

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Scope and Contents Mostly to and from Sadie Brouwer, also from Elizabeth Jackson, Carrie Willetts, Aunt Jane Price Steamer trip, sister Sallie’s son born.
Dates: 1860

Correspondence, Jan. 1861- July 1861

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Scope and Contents To Sadie, from cousin Marietta Ridgway. Reactions to war, return to teaching. W. Oldden Ridgway writes from military camp.
Dates: Jan. 1861- July 1861