Coralie Franklin Cook, Storer College Alum

Identifier:
049772
Title:
Coralie Franklin Cook, Storer College Alum
Date:
undated
Description:
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.
Subjects:
College teachers--West Virginia--Harpers Ferry., Portraits--C., and Portraits--African-Americans.
Corporate Names:
Storer College--Alumni and alumnae. and Storer College.
Projects:
Storer College and West Virginia History OnView