Hindman Settlement School, Elizabeth Watts Photograph Collection,ca. 1900-1980 (bulk ca. 1910-1970)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Hindman Settlement School, Elizabeth Watts Photograph Collection,ca. 1900-1980 (bulk ca. 1910-1970)
Creator
Hindman Settlement School
Extent
559 items
Subjects
Students -- Hindman Settlement School
Schools, settlement -- Hindman Settlement School
Knott County, Kentucky -- Description and travel
Knott County, Kentucky -- Schools, settlement
Women -- Settlement workers
Campus life -- Hindman Settlement School
Knott County, Kentucky -- Community life
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Elizabeth Watts came to Hindman from New York in 1909, intending to stay only one year. Instead, she served successively as teacher, principal, and director for forty-seven years, and was on the School's governing board for thirty years. Most of these photographs were taken by Watts.
Scope and Content
These depict Hindman Settlement School and the surrounding area.
Included are photographs of faculty, staff, and students; buildings; student activities and industries; and the town of Hindman and the surrounding area. An album depicting the creation of the school and the Hindman community is also included.