ID: ch1032
Title: Fannie Jackson Coppin
Location: in front of PPS building
Transcription: Wonderful lady! Born a slave, studying in her free time, enrolled in Oberlin. Kicked butt @ school. Moved to Philly to teach, became a principal + the first black superintendent in the U.S.!!!!!!
Topics: African Americans, Education, Person, History, Women, Race Ethnicity
Monument Type: Sculpture Statue, Other No Form
Other Keywords: Fannie Jackson Coppin, Slavery, Education, Schools
Credit: Colby Ball
Contributor’s Neighborhood: North Philadelphia
Contributor’s Age: 23