Koontz, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Duncan), 1919-1989

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Born Elizabeth Duncan; married Harry Lee Koontz in 1947; North Carolina school teacher; president North Carolina Association of Classroom Teachers (1959-1963); president, Department of Classroom Teachers of the National Education Association (1968-1969); headed the Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor during the Nixon Administration; delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (1970); d. 1989.

From the description of Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-1989 (bulk 1950-1985). (Bennett College). WorldCat record id: 70963015

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Commencement 1970, photographs. Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Warren Hunting Smith Library
referencedIn Records, 1967-1990 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Records, 1966-1979 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, 1968-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Heide, Wilma Scott, 1921-1985. Papers, 1968-1985 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Women's Equity Action League. Records, 1966-1979 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Koontz, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Duncan). Dedication program, Teachers College building [sound recording]. Ball State University Library, Bracken Library
referencedIn Papers, 1827-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, 1941-1995 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Koontz, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Duncan), 1919-. Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-1989 (bulk 1950-1985). Bennett College, Thomas F. Holgate Library
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associatedWith Atlanta University. corporateBody
correspondedWith Burk, Yvonne B. person
associatedWith Catherine East, 1916-1996 person
correspondedWith Diggs, Charles C. person
associatedWith Heide, Wilma Scott, 1921-1985. person
correspondedWith Holshouser, James E. person
correspondedWith Hunt, James B., 1937- person
correspondedWith Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935- person
correspondedWith Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 person
associatedWith National Education Association of the United States. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 person
correspondedWith Pauli Murray, 1910-1985 person
correspondedWith Shulty, George P. person
associatedWith United States. Delegation to the Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Women's Bureau. corporateBody
correspondedWith Washington, Walter E., 1915-2003 person
associatedWith Wilma Scott Heide, 1921-1985 person
associatedWith Women's Equity Action League. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
North Carolina
African Americans--Education
African American women--Education
African American women educators--United States
African American women teachers--North Carolina
African American women educators--North Carolina


Birth 1919-06-03

Death 1989-01-06


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