The Jeanes Teacher Fund (1908–1960)

  • Cydni BurtonEmail author
  • Nu’Nauvia Peacock
  • Phelina Robinson
  • Nicole A. Taylor


This chapter highlights the accomplishments and historical significance of select Jeanes Teacher Fund educators, who worked to provide educational opportunities in the rural South during Reconstruction. The chapter also offers a critical analysis of the role the Jeanes teachers had in contributing to the access, growth, and development of education in African American communities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cydni Burton
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nu’Nauvia Peacock
    • 1
  • Phelina Robinson
    • 1
  • Nicole A. Taylor
    • 1
  1. 1.Spelman CollegeAtlantaUSA

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