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Mary Evans Wilson

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Creator:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Physical description:
1 photographic print: gelatin silver 6 x 4 inches
Culture:
African American
Type:
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Date:
1897
Circa 1897
Notes:
Mary P. Evans Wilson (circa 1867- 1928) was an African American educator and clubwoman active in fighting discrimination in the Boston education school system. She was born in Oberlin, Ohio to Henrietta Leary (1827-1908) and Henry Evans (1817-1886). Mary taught a short time in the District of Columbia school system, like her sister, Anna Evans Murray (1857-1955). She married Bostonian attorney Butler Roland Wilson in 1894.
Cite as:
Evans-Tibbs Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr
Topic:
African American women
Educators
Portraits
Local number:
ACMA PH2003.7063.396
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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