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us: Coppin, Fanny Jackson

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    • us: Jackson-Coppin, Fanny
    • us: Jackson, Fanny M.
    • us: Coppin, Frances Jackson
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Oberlin Collegiate Institute
        • Organization: (naf) Institute for Colored Youth (Philadelphia, Pa.)
        • Organization: (naf) National Association of Colored Women (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) African Methodist Episcopal Church
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Educators
          (lcsh) Civic leaders
      • Sources

        • found: Perkins, L.M. Fanny Jackson Coppin and the Institute for Colored Youth, 1865-1902, 1987
        • found: Her Reminiscences of school life, and hints on teaching, 1987: CIP t.p. (Fanny Jackson-Coppin)
        • found: Institute for Colored Youth Philadelphia ... 1867: t.p. (Fanny M. Jackson, principal)
        • found: Reminiscences of school life and hints on teaching, c1994: CIP t.p. (Frances Jackson Coppin)
        • found: Wikipedia, July 23, 2007 (Fanny Jackson Coppin; b. Oct. 15, 1837; d. Jan. 21, 1913; African-American educator and missionary)
        • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed January 04, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Coppin, Fanny Jackson; slave, women's rights advocate, African Methodist Episcopal Lay Leader, civic leader, educational institution official; born in 1837 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States; graduated with AB degree from the Oberlin collegiate department(1860-1865); principal of the female department of the prestigious Institute for Colored Youth (ICY) in Philadelphia (1865); chosen to head the entire Institute for Colored Youth (1869); began column titled "Women's Department" in the Christian Recorder, the newspaper of the AME Church (1878); member of board of managers of the Home for the Aged and Infirm Colored People in Philadelphia (1881-1913); vice president of the National Association of Colored Women (1897); died 21 January 1913 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
      • Change Notes

        • 1987-06-04: new
        • 2015-04-02: revised
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