From Classroom to A Place in History

Portrait of Alice White on display at Alabama Department of Archives and History in Montgomery, Alabama
Miss White (left) and one of the other dedicated teachers, Miss Beard (right).
Miss White’s school building and some of the uniformed students.
Clippings from my mother’s scrapbook.
June 10, 1962

Miss White’s Lingering Influence:

Recreated Text of Miss White’s Letter
The Colonial at 314 Main Street, Melrose, Massachusetts Today

Personal recollections of the school principal who helped to shape Mrs. Rosa and my mother.

Miss Alice White, Mrs. Rosa McCauley Parks, Mrs. Alberta Frazier Willis

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