Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947

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Jackson Davis, an educator and school administrator in Virginia, became the first state agent for rural schools for Blacks in Virginia (1909-1915). He served as general field agent for the General Education Board (1915-1933), and its assistant director (1929-1933), associate director (1933-1946), and director (1946-1947). He was als osecretary of the International Education BOard (1923-1938).

From the description of Papers, 1898-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122535409

Specialist in education in the Southern states, interracial issues, and education in Africa.

From the description of Papers and photographs of Jackson Davis, 1906-1947 and n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53181653

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referencedIn Photographs in the Jackson Davis collection [manuscript], 1999. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Moton Family Papers, 1850-1991, (bulk 1930-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Columbia University records for Jackson Davis, 1931-1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dillard, Avarene Lippincott. Papers of the Dillard family, 1717-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lewis, Ivey Foreman, 1882-1964. Historical Sketch, Mountain Lake Biological Station, 1929-1954 [manuscript], 1954. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ganter, Herbert Lawrence, 1904-1980. Research materials, ca. 1680-1948, concerning William Small (1734-1775). Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Phelps-Stokes Fund records, 1893-1970 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Library of Virginia records for Jackson Davis, 1911-1954. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Carrington, Richard Watkins, 1889-1933. Papers of Richard Watkins Carrington and the Davenport family, 1880-1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Chesapeake Bay Committee. Papers of the Chesapeake Bay Committee [manuscript], 1941-1942. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hubbard, Charlotte Moton, 1911-1994. Moton family papers, 1850-1991 (bulk 1930-1940). Library of Congress
referencedIn Photographs of buildings in the Jackson Davis collection, 1999. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Papers and photographs of Jackson Davis, 1906-1947 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Diaries of Jackson Davis [microform] 1937-1947. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Diaries of Jackson Davis, 1937-1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Moton family. Papers, 1850-1991 (bulk 1930-1940). Library of Congress
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Papers of Jackson Davis, 1910-1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Phelps-Stokes Fund. Phelps-Stokes Fund records, 1893-1970. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf University of Virginia. Office of the President. Papers of the president [manuscript], 1934-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Papers, 1898-1947. Rockefeller Archive Center, Rockefeller University, Pocantico Hills
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. Photographs from Jackson Davis's album, 1944. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Davis, Jackson, 1882-1947. College of William and Mary records for Jackson Davis, 1897-1947. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Armour, Alexander W., person
associatedWith Arnett, Trevor, 1870-1955, person
associatedWith Baker, H. Percy, person
associatedWith Beveridge, William, Sir person
associatedWith Blackwell, Robert Emory, 1854-1938, person
associatedWith Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969, person
associatedWith Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944. person
associatedWith Buttrick, Wallace, 1853-1926. person
associatedWith Carrington, Richard Watkins, 1889-1933. person
associatedWith Chandler, Algernon Bertrand, 1870-1928. person
associatedWith Chase, Harry Woodburn, 1883-1955, person
associatedWith Chesapeake Bay Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Childers, James Saxon, 1899-1965, person
associatedWith College of William and Mary corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University corporateBody
associatedWith Davis, Caroline Preston. person
associatedWith Davis, Corrine Mansfield. person
associatedWith Davis, Kary Cadmus, 1867-1936. person
associatedWith Diehl, Charles E. person
associatedWith Dillard, J. H. (James Hardy), 1856-1940, person
associatedWith Dixon, J. Curtis, person
associatedWith Dupuy, Trevor N. (Trevor Nevitt), 1916-1995, person
associatedWith Eggleston, J. D. (Joseph Dupuy), 1867-1953. person
associatedWith Favrot, Leo Mortimer, 1874-1949, person
associatedWith Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959, person
associatedWith Foreman, Paul Breck, 1911- person
associatedWith Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953, person
associatedWith Frissell, Hollis Burke, 1851-1917. person
associatedWith Gaines, Francis Pendleton, 1892-1963, person
associatedWith Gandy, John Manuel, 1870- person
associatedWith Ganter, Herbert Lawrence, 1904-1980. person
associatedWith Geer, Bennette Eugene, 1873-1964, person
associatedWith General Education Board (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gregg, Alan, 1890-1957. person
associatedWith Gregg, James Edgar, 1875-1946, person
associatedWith Hampton Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Hill, Leslie Pinckney, 1880-1960. person
associatedWith Hodges, William Thomas, 1881-1947, person
associatedWith Julius Rosenwald Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Lewis, Ivey Foreman, 1882-1964. person
associatedWith Loram, C. T. (Charles Templeman), 1879-1940, person
associatedWith Mann, Albert Russell, 1880-1947, person
associatedWith McCuistion, Fred, b. 1893, person
associatedWith Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978, person
correspondedWith Moton family family
correspondedWith Moton family. family
associatedWith Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940, person
associatedWith Munford, Mary Cooke Branch, 1865-1938, person
associatedWith Negro Rural School Fund, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Noble, Marcus Cicero Stephens, 1855- person
associatedWith Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-1988, person
associatedWith Phelps-Stokes Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith Randolph, Virginia, 1874-1958, person
associatedWith Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1874-1960, person
associatedWith Sanger, William T. (William Thomas), 1885-1975, person
associatedWith Singleton, Gordon G. (Gordon Grady), b. 1890, person
associatedWith Talmadge, Eugene, 1884-1946. person
associatedWith Thorkelson, H. J. (Halsten Joseph), person
associatedWith Twyman, J. A., person
associatedWith Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953, person
associatedWith University of Virginia. Office of the President. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia. State Board of Education. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Union University (Richmond, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
associatedWith Wright, Arthur D. (Arthur Davis), 1885-1947, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Southern States
Africa
Liberia
Albemarle County (Va.)
Monrovia (Liberia)
Chile
Colombia
South America
Virginia
Peru
Subject
African Americans--Education--History--20th century
African Americans--Education (Higher)
African American education--Photographs
Segregation--History
African Americans--Education
Segregation in education
African American teachers--Training of--Photographs
African Americans
Rural schools
Vocational education
Manual training
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Birth 1882-09-25

Death 1947-04-15

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