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Allen, Julia

 Person

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Julia Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 09-9.01
Abstract Julia Allen (1896-1974) was recruited to Berea College in 1932 as Assistant Dean of Women to succeed Katherine Bowersox, who had been Dean of Women since 1907. A Kentucky native, Allen studied at both Mt. Holyoke and the University of Chicago. Allen also had worked in a factory, tutored Italian children in Chicago, and directed YWCA summer camps. For five years she had taught Chinese girls at a mission school in Nanking. Her genuine interest in the students, her humor, intellect, and strong...
Dates: Created: 1935-1974; Other: Majority of material found within 1935-1939