The Story of Charl O. Williams

Title

The Story of Charl O. Williams

Subject

education

Description

This article gives a biographical account of Charl William’s life, beginning in her childhood and gives an overview of her involvement in Shelby County schools. Gilpin sang Williams' praises and demonstrated that Williams brought the standard of education in Shelby county up and into a more modern era and stated that, " In seven years she lifted its Southern rural roots to a standard much higher than many in the North..." (charl primary source). Both Charl and her sister Mabel were involved with education in Shelby County (her sister served as a principle at a school in Bartlett) and Charl worked her way up and into the administrative side of eduction (she was elected superintendent of Shelby county). This document shows that Charl Williams was recognized by the general public as being influential in education reform during her carreer.

Creator

Mary Gilpin, The New York Evening Post

Publisher

JSTOR

Date

February 9, 1922

Rights

http://www.jstor.org/stable/42806057?Search=yes&resultItemClick=true&searchText=the&searchText=story&searchText=of&searchText=Charl&searchText=o&searchText=williams&searchUri=%2Faction%2FdoBasicSearch%3FQuery%3Dthe%2Bstory%2Bof%2BCharl%2Bo%2Bwilliams%2B%26amp%3Bacc%3Don%26amp%3Bwc%3Don%26amp%3Bfc%3Doff%26amp%3Bgroup%3Dnone&seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents, Courtesy of JSTOR

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Citation

Mary Gilpin, The New York Evening Post, “The Story of Charl O. Williams ,” Making an Impact: The Lives of Tennessee Women, accessed September 21, 2018, https://umhist4851.omeka.net/items/show/120.