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Coralie Franklin Cook (1861-1942) was born into slavery and eventually became the first descendant of a Monticello slave known to have graduated from college.  She graduated from Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. in 1880.  She later taught elocution and English at the college and then taught at Howard University.  Cook was also known for her activities relating to the Civil Rights Movement.