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The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Memorial State Historic Site in Sedalia is the first to honor a black person and the first to honor a woman. Brown founded Palmer Memorial Institute and led it for fifty years.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Feb 1988, p24-27
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In Sedalia in 1902, Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded a unique private school for Afro-Americans, the Palmer Memorial Institute. She was 19. It became one of the finest schools for Afro-Americans in the nation. In 1987, it was designated a state historic site, the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Memorial.
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In 1902, Charlotte Hawkins Brown returned to North Carolina. She founded the Palmer Memorial Institute, a unique private school for Afro-Americans in Guilford County. It was her life's work for the next fifty years as she developed the school into one of the nation's premier boarding schools for African-Americans. Now a state historic site, it is marking its one hundredth year with a number of events.
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Despite having to watch the Palmer Memorial Institute go up on smoke, Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, founder and president, has found that a purposeful smile and \"if you please\" are implements for crossing the color line.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 23, Nov 1951, p3-4, f
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Charlotte Hawkins Brown was integral to reforming African American education within the state. She began her teaching career in 1901 after the American Missionary Association offered her a position. A year later she raised funds to open the Palmer Institute, a preparatory school in Sedalia.
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Fresh from her studies at Cambridge, Massachusetts's prestigious English High School, Charlotte Hawkins Brown returned to North Carolina in 1902 to found a unique private school for Afro-Americans in Sedalia near Greensboro. She was 19, and the school was the Palmer Memorial Institute. It became her life's work, as over the next fifty years, Brown developed the school into one of the nation's premier boarding schools for Afro-Americans.
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36430
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These are selections from a scrapbook on the Palmer Memorial Institute and Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, put together by the Martin ‘76ers, Martin Middle School, Raleigh, NC.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 25 Issue 1, Fall 1985, p16-18, il
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39933
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This article features 12 women from North Carolina being: Virginia Dare; Cornelia Phillips Spencer; Dolly Payne Madison; Charlotte Hawkins Brown; Marie Watters Coleman; Katie G. Dorsett; Nina Simone; Sarah Parker; Mary Elizabeth Alexander Hanford Dole; Patricia 'Pat' Timmons-Goodson; Beverly Marlene Moore Perdue; Jennifer Pharr Davis