Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964Alternative names
Author and educator; b. Anna Julia Haywood.
From the description of Anna J. Cooper papers, 1881-1958. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 739912068
1858 August 10:
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of George Washington Haywood and Hannah Stanley.
1877 June 21:
Married George Christopher Cooper.
1879 September 27:
George Cooper died.
1884- 1885: Professor of Modern Language and Literature, Wilberforce University, Ohio.
1885- 1887: Instructor of Math, Latin and Greek, St. Augustine's Normal and Collegiate Institute, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Received M.A. degree in Math from Oberlin College, Ohio.
Began teaching at Washington High School, Washington, D.C.
Published A Voice from the South by a Black Woman of the South.
Addressed Pan-African Conference, Westminister Hall, London.
1901- 1906: Principal of M. Street High School, Washington, D.C.
Appointed supervisor of the Colored Social Settlement.
1906- 1910: Professor of Foreign language, Lincoln Institute, Jefferson City, Missouri
1910- 1930: Teacher of Latin, Dunbar High School Washington, D.C.
1911- 1913: Attended summer sessions at 'la Guilde' in Paris.
1915- 1917: Attended Columbia University summer sessions, preparing for her doctorate.
1920- 1921: Attended extension courses at Columbia University, New York.
Received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Paris.
1930- 41: President and teacher at Frelinghuysen University, Washington, D.C.
1941- 64: President Emeritus and Acting Registrar, Frelinghuysen University.
From the guide to the Anna J. Cooper Papers, 1881-1958, (Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University)
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