Mary Ann Lipscomb

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Mary Ann Rutherford Lipscomb (1848 — 1918) was an educator born in Athens, Georgia. Lipscomb believed in childhood education, and she helped make primary education required for all children in Georgia.[1]

After she was widowed, Lipscomb went to work at the Lucy Cobb Institute, under the direction of her sister, Mildred Lewis Rutherford; in 1895, Lipscomb took over leadership of that school.[2] Lipscomb founded the Tallulah Falls School in 1909.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lipscomb, Mary". Georgia Women of Achievement. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Case, Sarah (2009). "Mildred Lewis Rutherford (1851–1928) The redefinition of New South White Womanhood". In Ann Short Chirhart & Betty Wood. Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press. pp. 272–296. ISBN 978-0-8203-3900-9. 
  3. ^ "TFS History". Tallulah Falls School. Tallulah Falls School. Retrieved 12 August 2013.