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Black and white print photograph of Charlotte Stephens, the first African American teacher in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charlotte "Lottie" Andrews Stephens was born a slave in 1854 in Little Rock, Arkansas. She became the first African American school teacher in the Little Rock school district. She began her teaching career in 1869 at the age of 15 and taught for 70 years, retiring in 1939.

Physical Description

Print photograph, 5" x 7"

Keywords

Women; Education; Teachers; Teaching; Schools

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

G2990 2

Resource Type

Image

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Charlotte Stephens, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History | Women's History

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