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Adult education -- Kentucky -- History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Extension Services Records

Identifier: RG 06-6.45
Abstract Berea College's Extension Services provided short-term, informal educational programming and services, primarily in adult education, both on and off campus, to persons living in communities around Berea (including the mountain regions as far away as West Virginia). Programming included Opportunity Schools (held both on campus and in other communities), lectures, and the publication of pamphlets, bulletins and leaflets on a variety of topics. Information regarding the Berea Opportunity...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1898-1958

Helen Dingman Papers

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0026 SAA 025
Abstract Helen Hastie Dingman was born in New York, but from 1917-1922 was head of the Community Life School at Smith in Harlan County, Kentucky.  In 1922, she returned to New York to serve for two years as Assistant Superintendent of Field Work for the Women’s Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  In 1924, she joined the staff of Berea College and served as supervisor of social training until 1952.  At Berea, she helped found the Opportunity School (1925) program and was...
Dates: Created: 1917-1945