Club woman, civil rights leader, social activist, educator 1866-1923Mary Morris Burnett the youngest daughter of Cornelius and Caroline Nichols Burnett, was born in Oberlin Ohio. She graduated from Oberlin College in 1886 at the age of nineteen. Ms. Burnett moved to Little Rock Arkansas where she accepted a teaching position at Bethel University. In January 1887, she was appointed assistant principal of Union High School becoming the first African-American female in the state of Arkansas to achieve this distinction. During her short stay in Little Rock, she had begun to receive national recognition as an educator and orator.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 674589 N 4755045|
|Decimal Degrees||42.92805000, -78.86055000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 55.683', W 78° 51.633'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 55' 40.98" N, 78° 51' 37.98" W|
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