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ERIC Number: EJ878451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
ISSN: ISSN-0022-2984
Thriving in the Midst of Adversity: Educator Maudelle Brown Bousfield's Struggles in Chicago, 1920-1950
Danns, Dionne
Journal of Negro Education, v78 n1 p3-16 Win 2009
Maudelle Brown Bousfleld accomplished a successful career as a Chicago teacher and principal in the midst of deep discrimination against African Americans. Her elite status helped prepare her with the necessary beliefs and tools to achieve a number of notable firsts in her life. Her career attainment also dictated that she assist in uplifting her race. She spent much of her life not only building a thriving career, but also serving her people in a number of different capacities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois